Some unusual online resources…
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- Arlington Heights Senior Center
- College of Lake County – Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills)
- Elderwerks – Continuing Education Programs
- Harper College (Palatine) – Non-Credit Community Educations
- LinkedIn Learning with Lynda – Online Training. video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative and business skills.Free through affiliation with your local library.
- National Louis University – Lifelong Learning
- North Shore Senior Center – Northfield
- Oakton Community College (Des Plaines) – Lifelong Learning
- Roosevelt University
Games and More
http://stayingsharp.aarp.org a free online source of articles, games and recipes.
Free games from gog.com – “Stay at home and play some games“.
Kahoot! – play educational games on your computer or smartphone.
From Playbill – 15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home.
Broadway HD offers a free 7 day trial to “Stream Your Favorite Broadway Hits! Anytime, Anywhere!”. It’s only $8.99 per month thereafter.
Hoopla Digital provides library patrons the ability to download or stream a range of free digital media content. Included categories are audio-books, movies, music, comics, eBooks, television, people, categories, publishers and series. Check with your local library to see if the service is available.
Turrner Classic Movies – Monthly Schedule
Kanopy – streams thousands of movies for free through your local library affiliation.
For the Grandkids
Amazon Global Audiobooks are now open for free: Audible Stories is available for children who are temporarily unable to go to school around the world. Listen to all audiobooks for free, with content ranging from preschool to classic literature, no download of apps, no login required, no ads, with languages like English/German/French/Italian/Japanese. (from Raj V.)
Free nature online Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.
Free science online Field Museum at Home.
From Chabad.org (A Jewish religious organization): 10 Things You Can Do for People in Quarantine
Dan Diedech, Illinois State Representative, 59th District, has a free museum pass for four he can share with constituents. Call 847-478-9909, Mon.-Fri., 9 AM to 4:30 PM to make arrangements.
Virtual School Activities – A collection of sites to live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun academic sites.
Demotivateur offers free online virtual visit to 17 museums in Europe. NOTE: The Demotivateur site is in French, so make sure you have a Google translate app installed on your browser.
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