Free Online Resources for Kids and Adults

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This list will be updated as we discover resources for you and your family! For the library’s streaming services, click here. 

For Kids and their Caregivers

For Adults 

For Kids and their Caregivers

New City Library’s Online Resources

Local Schools Offering Free Breakfast/Lunch (pdf)

Rockland County List of Food Pantries and Feeding Programs

RCLS Resource Guide

Storytimes Online for Kids

Breakout EDU- Live Weekly Educational Contests 

Scholastic Learn at Home

List of Education Companies Offering Free subscriptions 

Amazing Educational Resources (continually updated spreadsheet of resources) 

Mo Willems Lunch Time Doodles 

The Internet Archive’s List of Resources for Parents 

PBS Kids (including a special page on talking to kids about the epidemic)

Free Code Camp

Storyline Online

Cooking with Kids 

Educational Outdoor Activities 

Let’s Keep Reading! A list of interactive read-alongs.

Mensa for Kids Home Learning Resources

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari

Learning Without Tears Handwriting Practice

Free audiobooks from Audible

Harper Kids from Home

Steve Spangler Science from Home

Magic Tree House Games and Weekly Events

Random House Resources

Abdo Resources

Reading Through It Together: Random House

Digital Content from The Child’s World

Wonder and Workshop – Best of Coding and Robotics 

Lorimer Publishing Authors Read their Books (Tween and Teen) 

Free ABDO ebooks Username: ABDO Elementary Password: 2020

World Book Online

Interactive Library Adventures

Storytime from Space

Spot the International Space Station

A Kid’s Guide to Coronavirus from the Daily (podcast)

Book Reading and Engagement Kits from Teaching Books

Random House Educational Resources

Frog Street for Young Learners

Child’s World Activity Pack

Draw Along with “Breaking Cat News” creator Georgia Dunn

Nest Storytelling

Sterling Publishing Storytime

For Adults

New City Library’s Online Resources

NYS OMH Emotional Support Line: 1-844-863-9314 is now available at home for New City Library Patrons. The passcode is the first five digits of your library barcode.

Xfinity Wifi Hotspots are free

Metropolitan Opera Streamed Concert Archive 

Classical Music Live Streams

Body and Brain Free Online Classes

Free Genealogy Webinars from the NY Genealogical & Biographical Society from March 17- April 3. for all NYPL cardholders

Internet Archive’s Resource for Fact Checking

Yoga Class 


List of More  Exercise Classes

Craft Lessons from Bluprint

Lectures and Classes from MIT

The Frick from Home

Intrepid from Home