COVID-19 Resources for Libraries

Reopening Resources

Distance Learning Resources

Librarian on a Cart: Bringing the Library to the Classroom

Welcome to School, I'm Your Zoom-brarian: Relationship-Building for a New Year

How To Run a Virtual Book Club with Middle Schoolers

NYLA SSL Reopening Template

NYLA SSL Wakelet

On the Importance of Making a (Reopening) Plan

School Librarians: Ideas for Navigating Fall 2020 Programming in the Face of COVID19

Translation of Practice for School Librarians

Information on Circulation

IMLS, CDC Offer Guidance for Disinfecting Returned Library Books

North Country Library System Digital Library Card Sign Up

NCLS Virtual Branch

IMLS, CDC: On Staff Safety, Handling Paper In COVID-19 Pandemic

Local Libraries Begin New Chapter During Pandemic

REALM Project Results

Research Shows Virus Undetectable on Five Highly Circulated Library Materials After Three Days

General Information

North Country Library System

School Library System Association

AASL Pandemic Resources for School Librarians

information About Online Reading to students

Publisher Information Directory


The regionally-provided databases are available.

Also, please work with your teachers and students to teach them how to use the databases that are purchased for your school to make sure that they know how to access them from home. The access information is in the Online Resource Management System. Please contact the School Library System if you need any support.

Free Resources

Digital Public Library of America

Helpful Links


Khanh Academy

Library of Congress

Mindful Schools


NYSED-Continuity of Learning

PBS Learning Media

Pear Deck