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For most of these services, you will need your library card number and PIN.  If you need a card or are having issues with your account click here for more information.


Digital Content

OverDrive:
eBooks & eAudiobooks
(Chatham cardholders only)

Get help for OverDrive/Libby

cloudLibrary:
eBooks & eAudiobooks.
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Get help for cloudLibrary

Axis 360:
eBooks & eAudiobooks
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Get help for Axis 360

PressReader:
Digital Magazines & Newspapers
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View a video how-to for PressReader

TumbleBookLibrary:
eBooks, eAudiobooks,
eReadalongs, graphic novels,
National Geographic videos,
interactive games, and more
specifically for children.

Click here for more
digital content for kids.

Hoopla:
eBooks, eAudiobooks,
comics, graphic novels,
streaming music,
movies, and TV

Kanopy:
Streaming films
(Chatham cardholders only)
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Kanopy Kids:
Films and shows kids love,
including PBS Kids
and Sesame Street!
Click here for Kanopy Kids FAQs
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Creativebug has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists to help you nurture your creative side. By signing up for Creativebug you will enjoy unlimited access to classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more. Watch anytime, anywhere and since classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities!

Click here to create an account

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Other Resources Links to various outside sources of free entertainment

Lichess – Lichess is one of the most popular chess websites in the world while remaining 100% free.  Users play more than a million games every day.

Wellness Wednesdays with FCHS (Rutgers) – Wellness Wednesday webinars with Family & Community Health Sciences will focus on a variety of topics related to food, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. This series will walk you through the easy steps that you can take to add positive health behaviors into your day. From reducing the amount of food waste you produce in your home to understanding how to read the new nutrition facts label, now is the time to make some of those small changes that will improve your health in a large way. All sessions are free, but you must register.

The Metropolitan Opera – During this extraordinary and difficult time, the Met hopes to brighten the lives of our audience members even while our stage is dark. 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. The schedule will include outstanding complete performances from the past 14 years of cinema transmissions, starring all of opera’s greatest singers.

Museum of the City of New York – The Museum is open. There are many ways you can stay engaged with us during this time. Find us on social media at @MuseumofCityNY, catch up on videos from our latest Programs or our #MuseumFromHome series, explore the Museum’s online exhibitions and extensive Collection and read about New York history on our blog, Stories.

American Museum of Natural History – The Museum is open. You can still enjoy our online offerings, from materials for families and teachers to virtual field trips and tours, videos, games, digital backgrounds, and more.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum – Thanks to a partnership with Google Arts & Culture, you can access many of the Museum’s historical spaces, artifacts, and archives for free. Virtually explore the Museum’s most intriguing spaces, including the aircraft carrier Intrepid, submarine Growler, the Concorde, and the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Click here to virtually visit the Museum. You can also check out our educational Virtual Intrepid Adventure Programs.

The Guggenheim – The museum is open. You can still experience the Guggenheim from home and discover artists, exhibitions, and collections.

The Frick Collection – The Museum and Library are open. You can also enjoy the Frick’s celebrated Virtual Tour from home.

Montclair Art Museum – The museum is open. Visit the Virtual Museum to learn and create from home with MAM docents, art educators, and teaching artists.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – The Museum is open. If you have a mobile device, check out The Met Unframed – an immersive art experience.

New York Botanical Garden – The Garden is now open, but you can stay connected virtually with NYBG at Home, our content hub featuring videos, online exhibits, plant guides, virtual events, recipes for kids, and more.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden – The Garden is open (library museum pass available). You can still visit virtually with Brooklyn Botanic Garden @ HomeVirtual Tours & Videos and Explore Gardens & Conservatories.

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The National World War II Museum – The museum, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, is open. To see virtual events including online webinars and lectures click here.

Dubai Miracle Garden – The Dubai Miracle Garden is a flower garden located in the district of Dubailand, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The garden was launched on Valentine’s Day in 2013. The garden occupies over 72,000 square metres, making it the world’s largest natural flower garden featuring over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants.

 


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