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Keeping the Kids Busy

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Governor Baker has ordered all Massachusetts public and private elementary and secondary schools to close for three weeks until at least April 7. If you’re looking for a few more activities for your children, try out some of these options:

Hoopla:

  • Free with your library card
  • Stream movies, ebooks, audiobooks, music, and comics.
  • Content is always available so there is no waiting
  • Select “Kids” mode to limit the collection to content for younger audiences

OverDrive:

  • Free with your library card
  • Download ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines
  • Select “Kids” or “Teens” to limit the collection to content for those audiences
  • Tip: Look for content marked “always available” or “no waiting” to avoid waitlists.

TumbleBook Library:

  • Free with your library card
  • Animated, talking picture books as well as National Geographic videos and games.

TumbleMath:

  • Free with your library card
  • K-6 math ebook database (free trial from TumbleBooks)

TeenBookCloud:

  • Free with your library card
  • Gr. 7-12 ebook database (free trial from TumbleBooks)

AudioBookCloud:

  • Free with your library card
  • All ages audiobook database (free trial from TumbleBooks)

Boston Children’s Museum

New England Aquarium

  • They are adding videos, behind-the-scenes looks, and activities to do at home to their Facebook page.

Smithsonian’s Animal Cams

  • Check out the live feeds for lions, naked mole rats, pandas, and elephants.
  • Volunteers will not be operating them, so animals may not be visible at all times.

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