Library at Home

Go to eLibrary for ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and movie streaming.

Go to eSources for online research including Health Information, Consumer Reports & Heritage Quest.

Go to Language Learning for online resources for English Language Learners

Learn to use digital resources

Consumer Reports

easily find recent product reviews

Explora for Elementary School Students

vetted digital sources for young students' research

Getting Started with eBooks

easily find ebooks right from the BCCLS catalog

Kanopy

world language films, documentaries & educational resources

Libby - Available Now

create an account and find books you can read now


Middle Search Plus

online research database geared to  middle school student
 

Novelist K-8 & Hoopla

book recommendations for children in grades K-8

Remote Printing

work from home - pick up prints at the library

Search for Hoopla Content by Subject

learn how to narrow your search on Hoopla

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Crafting and DIY
3D Pumpkin

Use heavy-duty paper to make a pumpkin for your fall display.

Book Page Dalia Wreath
make a wreath from discarded and yellowed book pages

Curled Paper Star
make a star from origami paper

Fan-folded Leaf Garland

Make a garland filled with fall-colored leaves.


Hanging Macrame Succulent Planter

Add some green to your decor with simple macrame knots.

Macrame Hanging Planter

use string and a recycled jar to make a planter


Macrame Leaf Wall Hanging

Create yarn leaves from 2 simple knots

May Day Daisies

easy paper and glue craft - for children

Nail Polish Washer Necklace

use nail polish and a large washer to make a stylish necklace

Pop-Up Valentine Day Card

Make a simple but impressive-looking pop-up card for your love.

Rolled Paper Collage

Use discarded magazines or catalogs to make a casual wall hanging.

Tissue Paper Watercolor

"bleeding" tissue paper makes a watercolor background

Water Bottle Bracelet
use recycled 1 liter water bottle to make a bracelet

Learn to Sew with Miss Tish

How To Videos

Literature and Poetry
American Academy of Poets
find your favorite poets - Poem-a-Day
Literary Hub
one stop website for book reviews, author interviews and more

STEM

(science, technology, engineering & mathematics)

Georgia Aquarium

View their live Ocean Voyager webcam, take a yoga class, hear storytime and more

Hubble Space Telescope

See what the Space Telescope "saw" on your birthday

Liberty Science Center

LSC in the House. Experiments you can do at home.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

View their many webcams and watch live marine animal feedings on various days at various times

NASA Mars Rover Perseverance

Track the progress of the most recent mission to Mars

NASA STEM Engagement

At home science for kids and their families

Rob Dunn Lab

Environmental science. NC State.

Scientific American

At home experiments for kids and their families

Student Discover

Environmental science for Kids

Your Wild Life

Backyard environmental science for children and adults

Virtual Museums
American Museum of Natural History
Virtual Tour of the Museum
Kyoto Costume Institute
Digital Archives
Library of Congress Digital Collections
Digital objects from the LOC's vast collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art
online collections and Met 360
Museum at FIT
The most fashionable museum in NYC
National American Jewish Museum
Dedicated to the preservation, exploration and celebration of the history of Jews in America
National Archives
Explore the history of the US through documents, photos and records.
National Museum of Australia
History of Australia
National Museum of the American Indian
online exhibits of the culture, history and artifacts of native people
National Portrait Gallery
History through art
National Women's History Museum
All facets of women's historical contributions from sports to immigration and politics.
Nikola Tesla Virtual Exhibits
Nikola Tesla's inventions, visit his Long Island Lab
Royal Ontario Museum
History of Canada in museum objects
Smithsonian Institution
Visit the Smithsonian's vast digital collections
Vatican Museum
360 Virtual Tours of various rooms in the museum
Victoria and Albert Museum
Art and design

Staff Selected Online Resources