Free Resources for Fun & Learning

Even More Summer Reading Options:

     Scholastic Read-a-Palooza

     Rockland Trust Reading Makes Cents Program

     Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Journal

Reading & Audiobooks:


Tumblebooks has generously made available thier complete collection until August 31.  TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Your kids can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.

     TumbleBookLibrary - K-6 children's ebook

     NEW! TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database

     NEW! AudioBookCloud - Audio books for kids

     Overdrive: Kids and Teens- audio and ebooks

      Lerner- PreK- 5 ebooks

      Audible - Audio books for kids.

     Zoey and Sassafras - are offering a Free book to download.

      Bad Kitty Wash Your Paws - Bonus - it's a coloring book.

Magazines for Kids:

Ranger Rick

Time for Kids

Books Read Aloud:

Storytime from Space

Storyline Online

Julie's Library

PBS Read-Alongs

Author/Illustrator Events:

Jason Reynolds Write.Right.Rite. Series

Dav Pilkey 

Oliver Jeffers 

Mo Willems Lunch Doodles on Youtube

Jarrett J. Krosoczka on YouTube.

Pete the Cat Club:  Instagram Live.

Book Related Resources:     

         Camp Candlewick

        Read and Learn with Simon Kids

        Scholastic Learn at Home  

       Harry Potter at Home

       Read Brightly

       DK at Home

       Eric Carle Museum's Online Resources

Virtual Museum, Zoo, and Cultural Experiences:

Buttonwood Park Zoo:  Virtual Keeper Chats on Facebook.

Franklin Park Zoo: Zoo to You on Facebook.

Children's Museum of Easton posts activities on their Facebook page.

Google Arts and Culture for virtual trips.

American Alliance of Museums has compiled a large database of programs searchable by age level and language.

Music and Movement:

The Laurie Berkner Band


Boks kids has a 12 pm class every weekday.

Kids Bop daily dance break.

Science Activities:  

         Museum of Science at Home

        Camp Wonderopolis

        STEM Lesson Plans with Snoopy

        Little Bins for Little Hands 

        Atlantic White Shark Conservancy

        Left Brain Craft Brain

Other Activities for Kids:

       First Lady of the Commonwealth: Massachusetts Libraries' Video Library

       Hands on As We Grow

        Artful Parent 

        Abdo Zoom database

        Boston Children's Museum Learning Resources

        Wide Open School

Nature Based Resources:


Mass Audubon Explore Nature At Home