Below you will find:
links to local schools, town information, and free resources to use while at home due to COVID-19. The free resources have not been vetted by the Acushnet Public Library. We encourage you to read any terms of service regarding use, and encourage all parents/caregivers to monitor and guide their child's use of the Internet.
Extended Home Learning
TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or downloads. Books are available instantly. Enjoy this free access to the TumbleBooks' collection through summer. Thank you, TumbleBooks!
Accelerated Reader BookFinder is always available to use. Click here.
Families can stay connected with the Girl Scouts at Home catalog.
Virtual badge activities, programs, and resources for girls and families to engage with from home, both scheduled, staff-led programs and resources for activities to do on their own timeframe, are all available to the public for free—no Girl Scout membership necessary.
Nicely sorted YouTube playlists of read along books.
An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.
Grades PreK - 9.
An award-winning children’s literacy website that streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
A collection of free courses, in one place, to help you make informed online learning decisions.
Cool exhibitions and primary sources, collected from institutions across America.
An open source platform, featuring free courses from 140 institutions worldwide.
Learn to code at home.
Supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards.
Interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events.
Over 60 free courses to choose from.
Free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
The top free courses available online through MIT.
Free tech courses.
Start a new journey and learn a little bit about the science, and also the practice, of well-being.
Virtual Keeper Chat every weekday at 11am
Home Safari every weekday at 3pm
Zoo School every weekday on Facebook at 11am
Zoo School Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm
Penguin Live Stream
Facebook Live Events - check page for more info
Virtual Visits and More
Weekly resources to help kids learn in the kitchen.
Full-length plays every Thursday at 7pm UK time (which is 2pm here in Acushnet), free to stream for a week. Starting Thursday, April 2 with the online premiere of "One Man Two Guvnors."
Free classes with local instructors from the comfort of your home.