While the library is closed, we will be sharing additional resources we hope will be helpful in these difficult times.
Just because you can't come into the library doesn't mean you can't check out books! Learn how to access our ebooks and eaudio here:
- Getting Started with ereaders
- Getting Started with Kindle ereaders
- Getting Started with Libby
- Getting Started with OverDrive Listen
- Getting Started with OverDrive Read
- Khan Academy. A nonprofit whose mission is to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Create your own personalized schedule and curriculum.
- How Stuff Works. General knowledge website bursting with interesting articles about every topic you can think of. And check out their amazing podcasts!
- Crash Course. Fun YouTube series on a ton of different topics, and John Green hosts some! I love the philosophy ones.
- Smithsonian Teen Tribute. Great articles from the Smithsonian Institute, selected specifically for teens.
- TED Talks. These TED Talks, which actually started during a 1984 conference where Technology, Education, and Design converged, are all from speakers under the age of 20.
- Kurzgesagt. Wonderfully animated videos on a wide variety of topics. Learn why finding alien life would be our doom!
- Duolingo. Learning a new language is easy when it's this fun!
- Virtual Visit. Visit a virtual tour or live presentation from the New England Aquarium in Boston, MA. Make sure you check out Sy Montgomery reading from her book How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals. She is a naturalist and author with the ability to bring the animals from her books to life.
- MedlinePlus. The Teen Health page of Medline Plus, an online information service produced by the United States National Library of Medicine.
- Lifespan. The adolescent's page of Lifespan, Rhode Island’s first health system. A comprehensive, integrated, academic health system affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
- MHARI. Mental Health Association of Rhode Island.