Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, there have been many resources available to people of all ages. Below are children resources. If you are looking for general information it can be found here.
Headspace has meditation and sleep exercises for children up to 12, as well as adults, and can be accessed on any internet connected device, including a desktop computer.
If you do not have a library card but would like to borrow e-books, click here. Click on “Signup for an instant digital card” to register, and you can borrow e-books! Borrowing instructions can be found here about half way down the page.
IF you have a library card but were unable to log in, we have recently waived fines. Please give the system time to update any changes on your account. You may want to attempt to login once per day to see if there are any updates.
If you have any questions or trouble logging in, to not hesitate to reach out to us.
If you have children who need some homeschooling basics or story time entertainment, it can be found here. You can find links to authors reading their books, links to coding, activities and more!
Don’t forget about Rosetta Stone, which you have free access to with your Livingston Manor Free Library card. Now is the perfect time to learn that language you always wanted to. The link can be found here.
Free math worksheets are available here through mathworksheets.com
Spectrum has offered free internet for 60 days to students K-12, teachers and college students who have not had a Spectrum account for the past 30 days. The offer can be found here.
Audible has offered free children’s audio books. It can be found here.
Tumblebooks has offered free accounts for libraries through the end of August. They have:
Children’s books grades K-6 can be found here.
Children’s math grades K-6 can be found here.
Teen book cloud grades 7-12 can be found here.
Audio book cloud for adults can be found here.
Romance book cloud for adults can be found here.
New York City Library System is also offering these free e-books, some of which can be read by simply clicking on the cover!
According to Pop Sugar, Amazon is offering free children’s programming on Amazon Prime. Just signup for Amazon and start streaming for free.
A British Library has made Harry Potter: A History of Magic available for free. There are more Harry Potter related links including “riding” Universal Studios’ Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey from your sofa!
Time Magazine has released free digital editions for Time for Kids. Just signup here.
We have a few resources if you are having difficulty explaining to children why so many precautions are being taken. This link was provided by PBS. Also, this comic was provided by School Library Journal. We hope it helps! Click on the image for full screen. It may take a few seconds to load.
We wish you all good health during this period.