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.

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Books:

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

LeVar Burton Reads

NET Radio podcast All About Books

Library of Congress National Book Festival videos archive

April is National Poetry Month – Resources from Poets.org

Children’s Suggestions:

Ed Helper Printable Worksheets and Workbooks

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

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

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

Harry Potter at Home

Arbor Day Coloring Pages

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

Genealogy:

Find A Grave

History:

Anne Frank House virtual tour

Virtual Tour of Ellis Island

Close up view of Mount Rushmore

Museums:

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

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

Home activities page from University of Nebraska State Museum Morrill Hall

Color Our Collections, coloring pages from museum and library archives

Digital learning opportunities from the Durham Museum in Omaha

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

Take a virtual walk-through of the Louvre Museum

Virtual tour of the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha

Walk through the British Museum virtually.

Take virtual tours of permanent, current, and past exhibits at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC:
https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour

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 

360 degree virtual view of the Sistine Chapel 

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

Nebraska History:

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.

www.virtualcather.org 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.

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.

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

International Quilt Museum, located in Lincoln Nebraska

TIME .com: Why Arbor Day is a Thing

Science:

International Space Station Virtual Tour from NASA.

Museum of Science, Boston at home

Teens:

Teen Health and Wellness

Zoo:

San Diego Zoo Live Streaming Cameras

Miscellaneous:

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

Omaha Symphony: Symphony Anywhere

LW Theatre from Home: The Show Must Go On

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

2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19