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COVID-19 Resources: Even More!


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Keep yourself entertained

Many articles have been written about a wide variety of things you can do to keep yourself entertained:

7 Best Zoom Games
Zoom is great for conferencing, but also for these games.

12 Wonderful Things That Will Never Be Cancelled
From Reader's Digest Magazine

The 25 Best Board-Game Mobile Apps to Play Right Now

Keith Law, writing for Vulture at New York Magazine, notes, "I’ve tried more than 50 such apps, all of which are based on games you can actually buy in stores; these are the best of the bunch." Some are single player.

45 Cool and Interesting Websites to Kill Time

Playing Cards Virtual Tabletop
Lets you play Checkers, Crazy Eights, Go Fish, and other games in a virtual setting

You probably heard Tom Hanks & his wife Rita Wilson are quarantined. They made a playlist.

Secret NYC
55 amazing things to do in NYC in April without leaving your house
Online quizzes.  Earn badges and challenge others.

Find stories from ordinary people on this nonprofit's website. Their mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

The Ultimate Guide
The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections
Video Chatting

Ten free Zoom alternative apps for video chats from CNet
Virtual NYC
Explore the 5 boroughs while socially distancing.  Online resources from museums, galleries, comedy clubs, theaters, and other venues so you can experience the best of New York City virtually.
Zoom Parties

How to throw a great Zoom party

The Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is dedicated to preserving a tremendous variety of interesting materials:

Internet Archive Feature Film Archive
Internet Archive Live Music Archive

Streaming Videos

Consumer Reports Guide to Free Streaming Video Services
An article describing free streaming video service options by the trusted Consumer Reports team.

Documentary Heaven and Documentary Storm (see their Top 100 List) provide a wide variety of free Documentaires.

Free Photo Editing Software

Want to give your family snapshots a Photoshop touch, but can’t afford pricey Adobe software? Download the next best thing with free apps like Pixlr , GIMP, or Paint.NET. All of these photography websites are free and mimic the vast image editing capabilities of Photoshop.


Thanks to libraries from the following institutions for sharing their information:

Illinois Tech

Manchester Community College

Tennessee State University

New York University

Washington University in St. Louis