This guide will assist you in filling your free time. Learn a new tool such as how to use Instagram, join an online Book Discussion group, or track your (self-isolating) fitness routine using some of these online resources.
Our Shared Shelf, a feminist book club with over 100,000 members. Each month the group chooses a new book that deals with themes of race, gender, and justice, and opens up a friendly, literary dialogue on Goodreads.
Oprah's Book Club 2.0 is still around to bring us all challenging and inspiring stories straight from Oprah's shelf.
History Book Club is one of Goodreads' bigger communities. Participants can share information and discuss their favorite time periods.
WIRED has an excellent book club focusing on science fiction.
Hannah Witton, Lucy Moon and Leena Norms read a book about sex and gender every month and discuss the book through their podcast of the same name.
"Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to" (Booklist Online, 2020). Normally a subscription service, Booklist has announced free online access for all. Find more information about Booklist here!
Class Central is a search engine and reviews site for free online courses popularly known as MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. Free online Ivy League courses are available.
The Academy of American Poets Invites You to Participate in "Shelter in Poems"
Niche Academy provides tutorials and online learning tools for our patrons. Learn how to use Hoopla, Kanopy, Instagram and Microsoft Office, just to name a few! Click here for access. Thanks, Nyack Library!
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