Due to an emergency Centre Branch will be closed indefinitely.
Downtown and Pittsville branches are open by appointment only to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
We will continue to accept your returns at book drops at Downtown and Pittsville branches.
Books To Go will continue Tuesday - Saturday.
Unfortunately we are unable to accept book donations at this time.
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Amplify Science - https://freeresources.amplify.com/science-6-8/
Self-guided videos that teach students how to think, read, write, and argue like real scientists and engineers.
HippoCampus - https://hippocampus.org/HippoCampus/
For older ones, this site offers 7,000 free videos for middle schoolers through college students. You can check out the playlists in one of 13 subject areas, or you can browse by collection, like the NASA collection of science videos.
BioRad - https://www.bio-rad.com/en-us
Extensive curated collection of resources on various biology, biotechnology, and life science topics and lab techniques. Free online and remote learning resources including videos, editable presentations, case studies, open-access articles and literature, paper activities, and bioinformatics activities.
iCivics - https://www.icivics.org/
Innovative, free educational video games and lessons that teach students to be knowledgeable, curious, and engaged in civic life. iCivics is the nation’s largest provider of civic education curriculum, with our resources used by over 113,000 educators and more than 7.1 million students each year nationwide.
Zinc - https://www.zinclearninglabs.com/
Online close reading instruction, leveled authentic texts with comprehension quizzes, and gamified vocabulary for grades 6-12.
College Board - https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students
One of the biggest uncertainties stemming from school closures and canceled standardized tests is what will be done about Advanced Placement tests. Students can receive college credit if they get a score of three or more on the exams. The College Board has announced that it will be providing live and on-demand AP courses for free to help prepare for the upcoming exams.
EdX - https://www.edx.org/
Even though your classes and extracurricular activities have been canceled, it doesn’t mean you should stop learning. EdX is an online platform that offers more than 2,500 courses online for free. Taking an online course is a great way to boost your resume and prove to colleges you can handle challenging material. Take this time to learn a new skill or explore a possible major from institutions like MIT, Harvard, University of California-Berkeley and more.
Coursera - https://www.coursera.org/
Coursera is another e-learning platform that allows you to be taught by professors from Ivy League schools and other elite schools like the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford and Duke. All the courses are available for free, and topics available include C++, marketing, engineering and psychology. By taking these advanced courses, you can explore a possible major choice when you go to college.
Bites Media - https://bitesmedia.com/
Free resource for middle and high school teachers & students! Bites Media connects credible, high standard media reporting on current events with "why it matters" to democracy and citizenship, supporting students with developing critical media literacy skills and helping tomorrow’s leaders be more informed citizens today.
iCulture - https://discover.carnegielearning.com/iculture-for-at-home-language-lear...
A unique cultural immersion resource for Spanish, French and German language learning for grades 6-12. iCulture offers travel videos, day in the life videos, current news articles and songs that are all 100% target language, age and school appropriate, and include topics of interest to teens and young adults. Free access to iCulture for language teachers and students
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