Just because the library is closed doesn't mean our services are gone. Check out our different online services, along with links to different resources to help you through this time. Remember! If you need to contact us, just email: email@example.com
ONLINE RESOURCES FOR SELF QUARANTINE
Put together by our librarians, this website will provide you with different educational and cultural options to educate and entertain yourself and your kids.
Here are some museums you can visit from the comfort of your own home!
An exensive list of different free educational resources.
Do you usually use Ancestry.com in the library? Now you can access it from home!
Educational materials focused on pre-school aged youth. Free to join during COVID-19 pandemic.
Book recommendations from our HPL librarians.
Enjoy digital books, images, videos and more from libraries, artists, authors and others from your community and around the world.
Get free access to Britannica LaunchPacks, for social studies and science, being leveraged by schools across the world who are grappling with shutdowns, conducting virtual lessons, and working to minimize the impact on students, families, and staff.
Learn about the coronavirus and its medical research.
Need something to do? Check out these digital escape rooms!
Check out a variety of different eBook and streaming services that you can use with just your HPL library card.
Wes Tank raps Dr. Seuss' classic children's book "Fox in Sox" over Dr. Dre's legendary hip hop beats for "What's the Difference" and "Let Me Ride" with much due respect to the flows and styles of Dr. Dre, Eminem, Xzibit and Snoop Dogg. All words and illustrations belong to Dr. Seuss. All instrumentals belong to Dr. Dre. This cultural mashup was created by TankThink for edutainment purposes.
Stream audiobooks, ebooks, graphic novels, movies, AND MORE! Just put in your library card to access this awesome resource. A limit of 3 borrows per month.
Stream all kinds of documentaries and movies! All you need is your library card.
Can't find your library card, but need the # to use our many digital resources? Then use this link to find it!
Explore the deep ocean. Great for those interested in sealife and the deep sea. Lots of videos, photos, and educational materials.
A variety of STEM-related videos, homework help, and games from NASA.
Our friends at the Dekalb Library put together a list of resources for at home learning!
A list of different databases and resources you get by being an HPL patron.
Science Buddies offers thousands of free resources for learning STEM, including a collection of 160+ fun, hands-on STEM activities and videos. Each of our K-12 activities covers a specific STEM concept, can be done in an hour or less, and can usually be done with materials easily found at home.
Efficient game-based study of literacy skills using any word list. Currently free with code "VSCFree90".
Find out which libraries are closed, how long they are closed, along with different eBook and online database options.
Are you learning Spanish? This website has different lessons in Spanish along with children's stories.
Foley Artist, Ele Matelan, came to HPL last summer to teach the art of making sounds with Foley Art - the technique used to make sound for movies, video games, radio dramas, podcats, and more. Challenge Time! Post your own version of an alien birth. Hatching from an egg, squishing out of a pod, or gently entering the world in a cloud of dust...
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