Resources Available to Patrons During COVID-19 Quarantine

April 30, 2020 Portland Press Herald
https://www.pressherald.com/2020/04/30/when-can-i-go-to-a-library-again-who-exactly-has-to-quarantine-for-14-days-and-what-does-that-mean/

Library Resources

CloudLibrary
https://www.yourcloudlibrary.com/
Ebook and eAudiobook lending platform available with your library card.

Digital Maine Library
https://library.digitalmaine.org/
Statewide electronic databases on an array of subjects for Maine residents.

Falmouth Book Baristas
https://falmouthbookbaristas.wordpress.com/
Book reviews written by Falmouth Memorial Library staff members.

Falmouth Memorial Library Cards
Falmouth residents are able to obtain a library card free of charge. Do you have your card yet? If not, we can help. During this closure, the Library is allowing new cards to be given via telephone or email to provide access to digital materials. Already a card holder, but having problems online? Please contact Virginia at (207) 781-2351 or vkiesewetter@falmouthmemoriallibrary.org.

Portland Public Library eCard
https://www.portlandlibrary.com/
If you don’t have a Portland Public Library card, you can sign up for a temporary eCard by emailing lending@portlib.org.

Fadedpage
https://www.fadedpage.com/
Fadedpages is an archive of over 5,000 eBooks that are provided completely free to everyone.

Book Series in Order
https://www.bookseriesinorder.com/
Book Series in Order is an online database listing book series in order. Where applicable, they provide you with both the publication order of the books written, as well as the chronological order of the books.

Coronavirus Information and Resources

Ask a Scientist
https://covid19.fas.org/l/en
The Federation of American Scientists answer questions regarding COVID-19.

Coronavirus Dashboard
https://ncov2019.live/data
Up-to-date data on COVID-19 including infection rates, maps, social media trends, and prevention methods.

How Long COVID-19 Lasts on Surfaces https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200317-covid-19-how-long-does-the-coronaviru s-last-on-surfaces
Information about how long the coronavirus is able to last outside of the human body.

Managing Stress and Anxiety During the Outbreak of COVID-19 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html
CDC approved information for managing your mental and emotional well-being during the public health crisis.Misinformation Tracking Center

https://www.newsguardtech.com/coronavirus-misinformation-tracking-center/
Lists news and information sites in the U.S., the U.K., France, Italy, and Germany that have been identified as publishing materially false information about the coronavirus.

Early Childhood Resources

Audible Stories
https://stories.audible.com/
A collection of free audible content in six languages that iist a mix of stories to entertain, engage, and inform young people, ages 0–18.Online

Storytime with Mr. John at McArthur Library 
https://www.facebook.com/mcarthurpubliclibrary/
Children’s Librarian Mr. John of McArthur Public Library hosts storytimes on Facebook Live every morning at 10:00 am.

PBS Everyday Learning 
https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/everyday-learning/
Uses original animation and visual images to introduce basic concepts of math, science, social studies, art and health to the youngest learners.

Storyline Online
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnBdzaRy-Ky9Vh54XJlFz1Q
Celebrities narrate children’s books as illustrations come to life through animation.

PreK-12 Education Resources

Audible Stories
https://stories.audible.com/
A collection of free audible content in six languages that is a mix of stories to entertain, engage, and inform young people, ages 0–18.

CILC Community of Learning
https://www.cilc.org/Interactive-Content/Community-of-Learning.aspx
Core curriculum provided every day of the week for homebound students in grades K – 6.

Junior Library Guild
https://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/at-home
EBooks for elementary, middle, and high school students with new content added regularly.

Scholastic Learn at Home 
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
Daily activities and lessons for students in grades PreK – 9.

Tech Against Coronavirus
https://techagainstcoronavirus.com/
A list of technologies that facilitate collaborative working and learning.

Tech for Learners
https://www.techforlearners.org/find.html
Web-enabled search for products and services offered by EdTech companies.

Teen Book Cloud Grade 7-12 eBook Database 
https://www.teenbookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6 

TumbleBook Library K-6 Children’s eBook Database 
https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=tumble735&P=books 

TumbleMath K-6 Math eBook Database 
https://www.tumblemath.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6 

Wonderopolis
http://www.wonderopolis.org/
Multidisciplinary educational content that aligns to Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the STEM Educational Quality Framework, and Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy.

Learning and Personal Development for All Ages

Audiobook Cloud All Ages Audiobook Database 
https://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6 

edXOnline Learning
https://www.edx.org/
Providing access to 2500+ online courses from 140 institutions.

Quarantine Reading Bingo 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2960255307330972/
Reading a lot while engaged in social distancing? Try your hand at Reading Bingo.

Romance Book Cloud Romance Novels for Adults 
https://www.romancebookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6 Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6

SciStarter Citizen Science
https://scistarter.org/SciStarter
Provides a database of more than 3,000 vetted, searchable projects and events.

Vidcode
https://www.vidcode.com/groups/join/our-eighty-four-placid-antelopes
Join us on Vidcode for free access to self-guided coding tutorials.

Zooniverse
https://www.zooniverse.org/
Allows individuals to take part in real cutting edge research in many fields across the sciences, humanities, and more.

Workplace Resources

Tech Against Coronavirus
https://techagainstcoronavirus.com/
A list of technologies that facilitate collaborative working and learning.

Tech for Learners
https://www.techforlearners.org/find.html
Web-enabled search for products and services offered by EdTech companies.

Financial and Supply Assistance

211Maine
https://211maine.org/
A free, confidential information and referral service that connects people of all ages across Maine to local services.

Maine Needs
https://www.maineneeds.com/about
A grassroots organization powered by a growing collective of volunteers helping individuals and families in Maine meet their basic, material needs.

Maine Together
https://mainetogether.org/
Mainers from across the state supporting community-based efforts to respond to the distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tax Deadline Extension
https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/payment-deadline-extended-to-july-15-2020
Details on the tax filing deadline extension from the IRS.

No-Cost Media Services

The following is a list of suggestions of free streaming media services. These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Falmouth Memorial Library. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

Crackle
https://www.crackle.com/
Crackle is a free network featuring full-length movies, TV shows, and original programming. Available for Apple devices, Android Devices, Smart TVs, OTT devices, and the web.

CW Seed
https://www.cwseed.com/
CW Seed provides 1000+ hours of CW television shows for free. Available for Apple devices, Android Devices, Smart TVs, OTT devices, and the web.

IMDb TV
https://www.imdb.com/tv/
IMDb TV is a free, ad-supported streaming video channel available in the United States on the Apple devices, Android Devices, Smart TVs, and the web.

Internet Archive
https://archive.org/details/movies
The Internet Archive contains digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download.

Ken Burns’ Baseball
https://www.pbs.org/show/baseball/
Documentarian Ken Burns presents the story of Baseball in nine episodes. Streaming for free from PBS via the web.

Metropolitan Opera
https://www.metopera.org/
Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day.

Pluto TV
https://pluto.tv/welcome
250+ channels of free TV and 1000s of on-demand movies and TV shows. Available for Apple devices, Android Devices, Smart TVs, and the web.

PopcornFlix
https://www.popcornflix.com/
Popcornflix has free full-length movies, documentaries, and original web series. Available for Apple devices, Android Devices, Smart TVs, and the web.

Seattle Symphony
https://seattlesymphony.org/live
The musicians of the Seattle Symphony have volunteered to share free broadcasts with everyone during this time of uncertainty. All broadcasts can be streamed through the Symphony’s social media channels on YouTube and Facebook.

SnagFilms
https://www.snagfilms.com/
SnagFilms has over 2,000 movies, TV show episodes, documentaries, and exclusive original comedy shorts with a focus on philanthropic media. Available for Apple devices, Android Devices, Smart TVs, OTT devices, and the web.

Tubi TV
https://tubitv.com/
Tubi TV provides free, ad-supported streaming movies and television available for Apple devices, Android Devices, Smart TVs, OTT devices, and the web.

Wigmore Concert Hall
https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/wigmore-hall-live/past-live-streams
Wigmore Concert Hallspecialises in chamber and instrumental music, early music, and song. Wigmore Hall’s past live streamed events are now available to view on demand via the web.

YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/
Known for its viral videos, YouTube also hosts tutorials, open online courses, music videos, exercise classes and more. Available for Apple devices, Android Devices, Smart TVs, OTT devices, and the web.