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Amazing Educational Resources– a HUGE spreadsheet of tools/programs/services that usually cost money but are being offered for free, with info on subject and grade level (crowdsourced)

Ancestry Library EditionAccess to this resource has been temporarily expanded to NYPL (NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY) cardholders working from home, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. Access billions of names in thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank records, and African American and Native American Records. Library version of Ancestry.com.  **Patrons should read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of this resource before searching.** To learn about a virtual library card from NYPL please click here. To apply for a physical card click here.

Brain Chase Spring 2020 Quarantine Challenge– Brain Chase began in 2014 as a home summer learning program for K-12 students, but has expanded into schools, family game nights, after-school programs, gifted and talented challenges, custom educational competitions, corporate marketing engagements, New Year’s Resolution challenges, turnkey summer camp kits, and much more.

Cornell University’s Expanding Your Horizons STEM for Girls– This annual one day event on April 18th is meant to stimulate participants’ interest in math and science through hands-on activities, to provide participants with woman scientist role models, and to foster awareness of opportunities in math and science-related careers. Due to Covid-19 this event has been reworked to be available online and open to all.

The French Experiment- Learning to speak French? Check out our free online French lessons and our children’s stories in French

How to Help Librarians and Archivists From Your Living Room – If you’re cooped-up and curious, use your free time to decipher handwriting, tag images, and more.

The Hyde Collection– The Hyde Collection has been committed to the wellbeing of the Glens Falls community. Though we have had to close the Museum and are practicing social distancing, we are open online.

miSci on the Move – weekly science videos provided by the Museum of Innovation and Science

The National Theatre (UK)- For the next two months, every Thursday evening at 7pm, theater lovers from around the world can sit down to watch National Theatre Live productions streamed via YouTube into their homes.

New York Historic Newspapers- The New York Historic Newspapers project exists to digitize and make freely available for research significant runs of historic newspapers for every county in the state. 

Star Net – The Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) provides interactive STEM exhibits, programming, and training to public libraries nationwide through its Science‐Technology Activities and Resources Library Network (STAR Net) Their website is a clearinghouse of activities including webinars, crafts, projects and more.

Ted Talks – TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less).

The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections– Access to endless open content. Educational resources for e-learning. Virtual retreats to art, culture, and history around the globe.