Over the next few days/weeks, Library staff will be curating and posting resources geared towards helping you and your family cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Posts will include health information, government resources, as well as educational materials for you and your child - if it's out there, we'll find it! Please check back often and let your friends and neighbors know that the Palm Beach County Library System is here for the community!

Virtual Palm Beaches: Virtual Tours and Experiences From Discover the Palm Beaches Virtual tours of Palm Beach County destinations, online classes from arts, science and cultural organizations, a virtual craft fair, and more.
Palm Beach Zoo TV & Activities Videos and other activities featuring some of the most colorful and animated characters at the Palm Beach Zoo.
Virtual Cultural Experiences, Tours & Classes in Palm Beach County From the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, a list online dance classes, science lessons, museum tours, film & theatre experiences, and more. Updated daily.
Great Courses: Free Video Lectures Free full-length video lectures on current events, history, philosophy, science, literarture, art and more from The Great Courses.
Brightly’s Book Club for Kids Includes book-themed activities, printable discussion questions, interviews with authors, and more.
Ask a Librarian Palm Beach County Library staff are available by text or chat during library hours or email anytime and staff will respond during library hours.
Story Time from Space Videos of astronauts reading books from the International Space Station. A project of the Global Space Education Foundation.
HathiTrust Digital Library HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
Internet Archive Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
Digital Public Library of America E-Learning Resources DPBLA's primary source sets are helpful resources for educators preparing to teach remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Each set contains a variety of primary sources, context, lesson plans, discussion questions and student activities.
The Metropolitan Opera: Free opera streaming online Every day for the duration of the Met’s closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, a different presentation is available for free streaming. Each performance is available for a period of 20 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 3:30 p.m. the following day.
Baseball: A Film By Ken Burns Watch Ken Burns' baseball documentary on PBS.org for free.
Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) from National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled BARD is accessible to anyone who is receiving the recorded digital books from the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Members who do not want to receive physical digital books can use BARD to listen to books on a mobile device or laptop.
Stuck Inside Facebook Group A public Facebook group created by members of a story time group for librarians and educators created to share free (even if just for the duration of the current pandemic) online educational and entertainment resources.
Storyline Online Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and more.
Stimola Live Live streamed events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators represented by Stimola Literary Studio.
LitLovers: A Well-Read Online Community The website for all things literary — book club ideas, reading guides, reviews, recipes, literary news, and more.
KidLit TV Videos, podcasts, crafts, activities and more from a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and award-winning filmmakers working together to create fun new ways to reinforce an appreciation of reading that children will carry with them for the rest of their lives.
Draw Everyday with JJK: Videos author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka Live webcasts every weekday at 2pm ET for parents and kids, and other videos from author Jarrett J. Krosoczka
100+ Free Video Read Alouds from the Indianapolis Public Library More than 100 read along videos, from old classics like Where the Wild Things Are to newer favorites like Little Jumbo.
Neil Gaiman Reads The Graveyard Book Return to the sprawling graveyard in this classic novel or discover Bod's boyhood adventures anew, read by master storyteller Neil Gaiman himself one chapter at a time.
Lunch Doodles with Mo Williems Popular children's author Mo Willems is offering a daily video series for readers, artists, and makers. Videos are posted at 1 pm ET each day and can be viewed later as well.
Children's Musicians Across the Globe Perform Online Concerts Listing of free daily live streams from children's musicians.
Google Arts and Culture Virtual tours and information about art, architecture, history and more.