We are working hard to find educational and fun ways for you and yours to keep learning and growing while sheltering in place. Below are resources compiled by our Youth Services staff. If you have any more suggestions, email us here.
Stories and Play with RCPL Librarians
View the playlists here:
Stories from our Community
We are excited to announce another recorded stories series, coming to you on Tuesday, May 12 at 11am! Stories from your Community will be an ongoing series of different members of the community reading stories. Our first release is a good one, featuring @RedwoodCityFireDepartment! Coming soon on Tuesdays, look for stories from Redwood City managers, and stories in Persian and Mandarin.
Little Learners Remote
Books, Movies and More with your Library Card!
Brainfuse Online Tutoring: available 1pm-10pm daily in English and Español
Staff Recommended Resources
Storyline Online: Stories read by actors
Storytime from Space: Astronauts read science themed picture books on the International Space Station
The Fable Cottage: Bilingual Storytimes in Spanish, French, Italian, and German.
Kate Messner- collection of authors reading stories and activities presented by age:
Science Mom: Daily QuaranTime science shows with demonstrations and activities to try at home
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Watch the animals on Live Cameras from your home
Scholastic Classroom (Grades PreK-6+): Scholastic Inc. books, videos and activities available for free
Khan Academy Math: Math lessons for all ages
At Home Science: at home science experiments from CuriOdyssey
Smithsonian Institute: Activities for kids from the Smithsonian Institute
Daily Doodle with Mo Willems: A daily visit to Mo Willems’ art studio
Art for Kids: YouTube Channel with art projects for all ages
Indoor Activities: 87 Energy Busting Indoor Activities by What Moms Love
Insight Timer for kids: Free meditations for children.