Links and Resources from MJPL Facebook Page

Below are the links to free resources that have been shared or posted to the Morton-James Public Library Facebook page. Updated regularly.


2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19

Good Night with Dolly YouTube Channel A weekly ten-week series where Dolly Parton reads books from the Imagination Library.

Dav Pilkey at Home A hosted feature with weekly activities and drawing lessons for kids from Dog Man and Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey.

Color Our Collections, coloring pages from museum and library archives

1,500+ Free Online University and College Lectures and Courses from Open Culture

San Diego Zoo Live Streaming Cameras Take a virtual tour of Willa Cather’s Red Cloud, Nebraska home as well as other Red Cloud historical places like the depot and opera house.

NET Radio podcast All About Books

Nebraska Memories is a cooperative project to digitize Nebraska-related historical and cultural heritage materials and make them available to researchers of all ages via the Internet.

Take virtual tours of permanent, current, and past exhibits at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC:

Teen Health and Wellness

Digital learning opportunities from the Durham Museum in Omaha

LeVar Burton Reads

Harry Potter at Home

Omaha Symphony: Symphony Anywhere

Anne Frank House virtual tour

Library of Congress National Book Festival videos archive

LW Theatre from Home: The Show Must Go On

How books can open your mind: a Ted Talk by Lisa Bu

Ed Helper Printable Worksheets and Workbooks

Fun roller skating information from the National Museum of Roller Skating in Lincoln, Nebraska

Find A Grave

Take a virtual walk-through of the Louvre Museum

Take a virtual tour of the Nebraska Capitol Building. Best viewed on a mobile device so you can use your touch screen for a 360 degree view.

Walk through the British Museum virtually.

Home activities page from University of Nebraska State Museum Morrill Hall

American Library Association’s State of America’s Libraries Report 2020

 International Quilt Museum, located in Lincoln Nebraska

April is National Poetry Month – Resources from

Virtual tour of the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha

Arbor Day Coloring Pages

TIME .com: Why Arbor Day is a Thing

Virtual walk-through and close ups of Van Gogh art from the Van Gogh museum.

Explore the Museo Nacional de Anthropologia in this virtual walk-through

Mac Barnett TED Talk: Why a good book is a secret door

360 degree virtual view of the Sistine Chapel 

The Fable Cottage: Fable stories in different languages, great for language learners.

 Take a virtual tour of The National Museum of Computing

Check out high quality photos of items in the collection of the Denver Art Museum 

See online featured collections from the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln

Unite for Literacy – Simple photo and picture books for early readers, free to read online.

Museum of Science, Boston at home

Virtual field trip of the Museum of the American Revolution with children’s author Lauren Tarshis of the “I Survived” series.

International Space Station Virtual Tour from NASA.

Close up view of Mount Rushmore

Virtual Tour of Ellis Island