covid-19 rESOURCES

In addition to the resources provided by Rocky River Public Library with your library card, here are additional resources you can use at home with an internet connection to keep you informed, entertained, and educated.

RESOURCES FOR ADULTS

Entertainment

Kanopy – Stream hundreds of free videos, tv shows, and movies including this list of Special Programming available during COVID-19

OverDrive Instant Digital Cards
You can apply for an OverDrive Instant Digital Card and gain access to all the materials in our CLEVNET collection without having to come into the physical library first!

The Metropolitan Opera – Streams free nightly opera performances

Virtual Tours  – This article outlines a list of museums with virtual tours.

General

Health

  • Cuyahoga County Board of Health
  • Ohio Department of Health – The Ohio Department of Health maintains a website with the up-to-date information on the outbreak, current risk to the public, and links to helpful resources. ODH has also set up a call center to address questions regarding COVID-19. It is open seven days a week from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).
  • Centers for Disease Control   The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has set up a website with a range of information about the current risk to the public, symptoms to watch for, prevention, testing, and advice for schools, communities and businesses.

Internet Access

Learn

  • MOOC.org offers many great, free courses you can take entirely at home

Legal Assistance

Read

 

OverDrive Instant Digital Cards
You can apply for an OverDrive Instant Digital Card and gain access to all the materials in our CLEVNET collection without having to come into the physical library first!

The Internet Archive
It offers many resources including books that are in the public domain and some tv shows and movies.  It also includes research resources.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

AT HOME LEARNING RESOURCES

Action for Healthy Kids  
Action for Healthy Kids is a public-private partnership of more than 75 organizations dedicated to promoting school health. Find resources to help parents and educators keep kids active and healthy while schools are closed or doing online learning. 

Autism Speaks on COVID-19 
Autism Speaks provides COVID-19 information and resources for families

PBS Learning Media  
This site offers a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Videos, lesson plans, and activities are available to support learning at home. All content is free. 

Colonial Williamsburg 
School-aged families and teachers may enjoy Colonial Williamsburg’s newly updated online learning resource tool.  It includes free downloads, coloring pages, crafts, recipes, videos, and cute animals.  

Go Noodle 
Go Noodle is a great site for kids to get moving. Stuck in the house? Check out all the fun activities you can do at home! 

Good Housekeeping’s List of Virtual Museums and Zoos 
Check out this list of museums and zoos giving virtual tours! 

Homeschool.com 
Find printables and worksheets for K-12 and resources for parents. Coloring pages, worksheets, and more all for free and searchable by age group and subject. 

Mo Willems Lunch Doodles 
A YouTube playlist of popular author Mo Willem’s daily lunchtime doodle tutorials. 

Mystery Doug
Why do we have Leap Years? How does hand sanitizer kill germs? Find out with fun quick videos explaining the science of how things work! 

NASA at Home
NASA at home will show and engage you in the agency’s discoveries, research, and exploration from around the world and across the universe – all from the comfort of your own home. 

PBS Learning Media
This site offers a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Videos, lesson plans, and activities are available to support learning at home. All content is free. 

SciShow Kids
A YouTube channel that explains a variety of science concepts for preschool through early elementary. Some videos show experiments that can be done at home. 

Storyline Online
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 

Time for Kids
Offering free digital library of Time magazine for kids for all grades for the rest of the school year. 

Tumblebooks 

TumbleMath – K-6 math ebook database

TeenBookCloud – Grades 7-12 ebook database

AudioBookCloud –  All ages audio book database