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Online & Remote Learning

Resources to support learning from home

Coursera Online Course Catalog
Every course on Coursera is taught by top instructors from world-class universities and companies, so you can learn something new anytime, anywhere. Hundreds of free courses give you access to on-demand video lectures, homework exercises, and community discussion forums. Paid courses provide additional quizzes and projects as well as a shareable Course Certificate upon completion.

Learning Blade
Learning Blade® is a system of interactive online lessons, teacher lesson plans and printable at-home activities for 5th to 9th graders, where students learn about STEM and Computer Science careers while reviewing academics. Students can use over 400 online lessons in human-centered "Missions" or stories to explore these exciting careers aligned to all state standards. Sign up with code "551b3x" through this link!

Open Learning Initiative
OLI provides dozens of college-level courses, and a platform that enables research and experimentation with any aspect of the learning experience

Open Culture
Open Culture scours the web for the best educational media. We find the free courses and audio books you need, the language lessons & educational videos you want, and plenty of enlightenment in between

Strawbery Banke
Virtual Tours, resources, artifacts, gardening tutorials and more from Portsmouth's Strawbery Banke. 

Digital Photography
Courses by taught by Stanford professor Emeritus of Computer Science Marc Levoy.

Learn to code and develop technical skills for free.

Nikon School Online
Stream courses on photography free from Nikon. 

Khan Academy
A nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Free online Courses from Major Universities. 

Children's Storytime Resources
Check out the different online storytimes and other resources available. 

Google for Education
Lesson plans and resourcces available for anyone to use.


Movies, crafting, performances, virtual field trips and more!

MetOpera Live Stream
Nightly performances streaming from Metropolitan Opera online!

Home Safari Resources from Cincinnati Zoo
Everday weekday at 3pm EDT, while the Cincinnati Zoo is closed and kids are home from school, join them for a Home Safari Facebook live with an activity you can also do from home!

Virtual Field Trips
Over 30 virtual field trips, suitable for any age!

Credit Free Viewing from Kanopy
Watch different movies from Kanopy, with no credits needed!

Entertainment to Help You Survive Quarantine
Links to free movies, music, games, and more from CNET.

All ages audiobook database!

Romance Book Cloud
A curated collection of Romance books!

Great Podcasts to Listen to for a Distraction
Great podcast recommendations from NY Times

Charade - Audrey Hepbrun
The 1963 film described as "the best Hitchcock movie that Hitchcock never made."

Library Program Recordings
Previously recorded programs from the Library!

Free Coloring Pages
100 institutions that have compiled free adult coloring books as well as free coloring book pages for download.

Thousands of movies and TV shows for free.

Free movies with ads, or movies available for purchase.

The 39 Steps
Alfred Hitchock's 1935 British spy thriller starring Madeleine Carroll and Robert Donat. 

A Star is Born - 1937
1937 verision of the hit movie A Star is Born.

The Little Shop of Horrors
1960 verision of The Little Shop of Horrors, the story of the monster plant, a evil dentist, and a shy shop owner.

Basically by Bon Appetit
Learn cooking, baking, meal planning, and more from Bon Appetit.

Plan 9 from Outer Space
Film by Ed Wood from 1959. What is known as the worst movie ever, became a cult classic. 

Night of the Living Dead
George A. Romero's 1968 horror classic.

Aleister Crowley
A documentary on Aleister Crowley.

At The Museum
Follow MoMA staff as exhibitions are designed, installed, and opened to the public.

Angel and the Badman
John Wayne 1947 western, also starring Gail Russell. 

Language Lessons

Brush up on your languages online!

Duolingo is a free, online language learning service. 

Learn Languages
Learn languages from PeaceCorps.

Learn Dutch

Learn Persian or Farsi

Learn Czech

Health, Wellness, and Fitness

Stay active and keep yourself healthy and well.

305 Fitness
305 Fitness is a cardio dance class with studios in NYC, DC, and Boston, and pop-up locations in Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Get more info on  locations and the class at!

This is the official channel of, the web's leading provider of 100% free, high-definition, streaming yoga videos.

Gold's Gym At Home
Two easy and digital options to keep yourself healthy at home.

Full length POP Pilates, PIIT28 and fun Bootcamp Sculpting workouts with certified fitness instructor Cassey Ho aka Blogilates!

Planet Fitness
FREE Home Work-Ins for anyone and everyone. Stay active with our trainers and even some surprise celebrity guests.

OrangeTheory at Home
Just because we can't meet in the studio, doesn't mean we aren't committed to helping you achieve More Life. Every day we'll share a 30-minute workout showcasing some of your favorite coaches from around the world. You won't need special equipment, although we may ask you to scrounge around the house for some objects. But hey, it's a good excuse to do some light cleaning.

Get Fit and Have Fun. Women’s-only studio with great classes: Barre, Pilates, yoga, HIIT, private training & more. Follow for daily workouts.

CorePower Yoga on Demand

Interested in mindfulness, but not sure where to start? There are many meditation apps, audiobooks, and programs available to you — before you get lost in the pile of choices, explore these three basic mindfulness meditations.

Mindfulness Resources
Online and downloadable mindfulness and meditation resources.

UCLA Health
Free guided meditations from UCLA  Mindful Awareness Research Center

Headspace is an app that teaches you how to meditate.

Talkspace is an online therapy platform that provides users the confidential support of a licensed therapist through an easy-to-use and HIPAA-compliant app.