We’re so happy to welcome you to the library! We continue to follow the state of Rhode Island’s guidance around mask wearing and physical distancing. Contactless pickup will be still be available, upon request. Thank you!
RESOURCES FOR RESIDENTS
RI Department of Health
Fight Misinformation about COVID-19
Disaster Distress Helpline:
1-800-985-5990 (TTY 1-800-846-8517) or text TalkWithUs to 66746
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-8255 (TTY 1-800-799-4889)
Online chat available
RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES
AskRI: Rhode Island’s Statewide Reference Resource Center
Access World Book, EBSCOhost databases, Udemy, Flipster, Learning Express Library, and Mango Languages!
OLIS Online Learning & Enrichment
Check out this libguide with many links to quality resources, organized by age.
Magic Tree House Home Adventures
Join Jack and Annie on your very own Magic Tree House Home Adventures!
Every week, Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton will settle into the reading nook for a new story.
Sparkle has put together a package of free stories and links to fun activities for stuck-at-home families everywhere, plus resources to help with fear and anxiety around COVID-19.
Virtual Museum Tours
Tour these famous museums in the comfort and safety of your own home.
One of my favorite bookish sites has some great ideas for resources and activities to use while the kids are at home.
Check out some of these videos with celebrities reading some amazing children’s books!
Imagineering in a Box
Disney Imagineering partners with Khan Academy to offer this 32 video series in which Imagineers share how they use a wide range of skills – from story development and conceptual design, to math, physics and engineering – to create immersive experiences.
Exercise, Dance, & Movement for Kids
If your kids are in need of some ways to get out their energy, try some of these options!
Storytime From Space
Watch astronauts read stories from the International Space Station!
20 Virtual Field Trips
Travel the world while you have to be at home!
Learn how to code!
Movement and mindfulness for kids!
Videos covering subjects from Literature and World History to Biology and Computer Science and everything in between.
Teen Literacies Toolkit
Looking for a guide on teaching your teen how to sift through the mountain of information they might see online regarding the coronavirus? The American Library Association has you covered with their Teen Literacies Toolkit.
Make Your Own Read Poster
Make your own classic ALA READ poster!