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COVID-19 Resources for Libraries


SLS COVID-19 Newsletter-Support and Resources During School Closures


Information on Circulation

JL BOCES libraries are closed for interlibrary loan until school returns to regular session. You will still be able to use the eBooks and online resources while school buildings are closed.

IMLS, CDC Offer Guidance for Disinfecting Returned Library Books.

North Country Library System is offering a digital library card sign up and is expanding access to eBooks for students!

NCLS has compiled a virtual branch for patrons looking to access e-books, online resources, and virtual programming.


General Information

Resources for Libraries on Coronavirus

North Country Library System

School Library System Association

What is the Coronavirus?

Handwashing (BrainPop JR)

ALA Statement on COVID-19

ALA Pandemic Preparedness


information About Online Reading to students

Publishers Adapt Policies to Help Educators

Publisher Guidelines


Databases

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 During Closures

ABDO eBooks

Agilix

Audible

Author Resources

BrainPOP

Britannica

Digital Public Library of America

Helpful Links

Kahoot

Khanh Academy

Kids Discover

Library of Congress

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Mackin Free eBooks

Mindful Schools

Nearpod

Newsela

NYSED-Continuity of Learning

Overdrive

PBS Learning Media

Pear Deck

Screencastify

Ten Resources to Keep Learning Going