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

Acorn TV

binge-worthy BBC and CBS series


world language films, documentaries & educational resources

Libby - Available Now

create an account and find books you can read now

Novelist K-8 & Hoopla

book recommendations for children's books

Search for Hoopla Content by Subject

learn how to narrow your search on Hoopla

Getting Started with eBooks

easily find ebooks right from the BCCLS catalog

Remote Printing

work from home - pick up prints at the library

Middle Search Plus

online research database geared to  middle school student

Crafting and DIY

Stitching Stores - Episode 1

learn the basics of hand stitching - with craft book reviews

Book Page Dalia Wreath

make a wreath from discarded and yellowed book pages

Curled Paper Star

make a star from origami paper

Water Bottle Bracelet

use recycled 1 liter water bottle to make a bracelet

May Day Daisies

easy paper and glue craft - for children

Macrame Hanging Planter

use string and a recycled jar to make a planter

Nail Polish Washer Necklace

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

Tissue Paper Watercolor

"bleeding" tissue paper makes a watercolor background

Macrame Leaf Wall Hanging

Create yarn leaves from 2 simple knots

3D Pumpkin

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

Fan-folded Leaf Garland

Make a garland filled with fall-colored leaves.

Check out our YouTube channel.

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


(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