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Free Fun & Educational Online Resources for Kids, Teens & Adults

With the recent school, library, business, and community center closings, we know a lot of you are wondering how to stay busy during this time of uncertainty, social distancing, and staying home. Our library staff has compiled a list of some creative, fun, and educational resources for kids, teens, adults, and the whole family, including virtual visits, storytimes, classes, homework help, videos, and more! We'll continue to update this list as we find additional free resources to share. 
Stay at home resources

for everyone

for kids

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems: Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks 

Storytime with Josh Gad: He's reading books to kids online every night during Coronavirus quarantines

Virtual Storytimes for Kids

Scholastic Learn at Home: Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing 

Storytime Online: Stream videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books alongside creatively produced illustrations

Free Online Picture Books 

Spanish Children's Stories

Socrates: Personalized math games and learning activities (use your library card to access)

Epic: Digital library for kids 12 and under

NeoK12: Educational videos and games for school kids

WatchKnowLearn.org: Educational videos organized by subjects

PaleoPortal: Learn all about paleontology

NASA for Students: STEM activities and more

Indoor Activities for Kids

Storytime Online Resources

Khan Academy Student Schedules (includes preschool and elementary)

Storytime with Dan Gutman

Dog Man Digital Escape Room

Digital Cooking Classes For Kids Every Week Day

P.E. with Joe - Daily Kids Workouts 

Kid Yoga Videos

Free Online Events and Activities for Kids at Home

Dolly Parton to Read Children's Books on Weekly YouTube Series

Monthly Activity Calendars: Early Literacy & Children

Librarian-recommended Apps & Games for Kids Staying Home

Free eBooks for Kids About the Coronavirus

Educational Resources for At-Home Learning

for teens

BrainFuse: Get live tutoring help or schedule sessions with friends in private virtual study rooms (use your library card to access)

Nevada DMV Practice Tests 

CodeAcademy

Khan Academy Student Schedules (includes middle and high school)

For adults

How to Work From Home

9 Free Creative Writing Lessons

Bookish Ways to Keep Busy During a Quarantine

Free Online Workouts

Yale's Free Online Class: The Science of Well-Being

10 University Art Classes You Can Take for Free Online

How to Help Librarians and Archivists From Your Living Room

Chris Hemsworth is Offering Free Virtual Workouts for the Next Six Weeks

Free Online Art Classes from MoMA

LearningExpress Library Adult Learning Center: Improve your technology skills, including computer skills (use your library card to access)

GCF Learn Free Typing: Learn the basics of touch typing and then practice your new skills

Digital LearnOnline hub to learn basics for computers and the Internet including internet privacy, Microsoft Word, and email

TechBoomersTutorials for popular websites like Facebook, Amazon, and eBay for older adults or other inexperienced Internet users

Office365Learn the basics of Microsoft Office 365, including Outlook, OneDrive, Word, and Excel

CODE.orgLearn computer science using free, online tutorials. Create projects like games and activities using code.

W3SchoolsFree, online tutorials for learning HTML, CSS, SQL, PHP, Python, Java, jQuery and JavaScript with the world's largest web developer site