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Links for Free Things to Do While Stuck at Home

Covid-19 Resources

https://portal.ct.gov/dph

https://portal.ct.gov/

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Muesuems Virtual Tours and Live Streams

https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/solomon-r-guggenheim-museum?hl=en

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour/current-exhibits

https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/sophie-taeuber-arp/swKioHNhYqZoLw

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/met-360-project

https://thedali.org/virtual-tour/

http://courtyard.museupicassobcn.org/virtual-tour

https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/acropolis-museum?hl=en

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/preview?pru=AAABcRJEEDw*shvrkr3R4vSJqKlUlPNvNw#

KID’S SCIENCE:

Experiments: 

https://thesciencemomblog.com/

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz

http://www.kidspot.com.au/things-to-do/collection/science-experiments

http://easyscienceforkids.com

https://www.education.com/activity/science/

http://www.scienceforkidsclub.com

http://www.ducksters.com/science/

http://www.biology4kids.com

http://pbskids.org/games/science/

https://www.kcedventures.com/blog/kids-books-and-websites-about-animals-plants-and-human-biology

http://www.kidsites.com/sites-edu/science.htm

https://www.thespruce.com/top-science-websites-for-kids-1259286

https://www.reallygoodstuff.com/community/11-free-science-websites-for-kids/2/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/science.shtml

http://www.math-exercises-for-kids.com

https://www.mathsisfun.com

115 free fairy tale books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/ehvu4m/here_are_115_free_fairy_tale_ebooks_from_project/

100 free mythology books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/9qep6e/heres_a_list_of_100_free_mythology_and_folklore/

250 free kids and YA books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/9rkjqc/here_is_a_list_ive_compiled_of_250_free_yakids/

200 free sci-fi books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/9tvcyj/here_is_a_list_of_200_free_scifi_ebooks_ive/

100 free classics: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/9vy4oa/the_top_100_free_classic_ebooks_from_project/

100 free poetry ebooks: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/a9u60i/here_are_100_free_poetry_ebooks_from_project/

100 free history ebooks: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/a9hsti/here_are_100_free_history_ebooks_from_project/

100 free memoirs and autobiographies: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/abaywb/here_are_100_free_ebooks_of_memoirs_and/

50 free mysteries: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/au2a1x/here_is_a_list_of_50_free_mystery_ebooks/

100 free books about pirates: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/aubgov/rfreeebooks_just_hit_400000_subscribers_heres_a/

70 books about space and astronomy: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/b4q2s2/70_free_historical_ebooks_about_astronomy_the/

200 books about cooking and housekeeping: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/bcy1ir/200_free_ebooks_about_cooking_food_prep/

50 historical books about childbirth and sexual health: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/bears1/here_is_a_collection_of_historical_ebooks_about/

175 medical books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/bkog91/here_are_175_free_historical_ebooks_about/

50 free craft books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/bld3ty/here_is_a_collection_50_free_historical_ebooks/

100 free gardening books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/bnr36n/100_free_ebooks_about_plants_gardening_from/

60 free ebooks about adventure and exploration in the Arctic and at the South Pole: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/da2psz/here_are_60_free_ebooks_from_project_gutenberg/

100 free books of ghost stories: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/dd9x57/here_are_100_free_spooky_ebooks_on_ghosts_stories/

100 more free mythology ebooks: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/de8gzb/here_is_a_list_of_100_more_free_ebooks_on/

50 free horror books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/dhsxkw/happy_halloween_here_are_50_free_horror_ebooks/

30 free Arthurian legends: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/e31vrx/here_are_30_free_ebooks_on_arthurian_legend_from/

As of today, 3/16/2020, Babcock Library is asking that its patrons do not return any items they have out. All late fees will be waived, and items may be returned once the library reopens.

Closing

At the end of business today, March 13, 2020 at 6 pm, Babcock Library will close until further notice.

All events are postponed. Please keep an eye on our website or Facebook for updates on when we will reopen. Thank you.

You can still take out e-books and audiobooks through Overdrive! Please click on the Catalog section on our menu, the click Overdrive. Sign in to take out books. If this is your first time using Overdrive, you will receive an e-mail.