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Infinite Possibilities

Read, watch, listen and learn while we are closed

The following links are to free online courses, authors reading their books and telling stories, and artists teaching you how to draw. Many of the artists and authors are updating their content daily, so check back often!

Free Online Ivy Leage Courses

450 Ivy League courses that you can take online right now for free. The list is broken down by subject.

Storyline Online

Storyline Online offers a wide selection of picture books read by celebrities.

Mo Willems

Mo Willems invites you into his studio every day for his Lunch Doodle. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo's studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks.

Kenneth Oppel

Inkling author will be reading from his works daily.

Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr

The couple who brought us The Real McCoys will be doing a daily story.

Draw Every Day with JJK

Jarrett Krosoczka will be posting a drawing lesson daily, archived on his YouTube channel. For starters, all you need is a pencil and paper!

Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers will be reading a book a day on Instagram Live and then posting the videos to his website.

Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett will be reading a book a day on Instagram Live.

Monique Gray Smith

Monique Gray Smith posted videos of herself reading her picture books on her Instagram.

Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Debbie Ridpath Ohi is doing read-alouds and drawing lessons on her YouTube channel.

Roda Ahmed

Roda Ahmed is doing a reading of her book Mae Among the Stars on Instagram Live.

Kate Messner

Kate Messner has done an enormous amount of work gathering offerings from authors far and wide. This great collection of resources is continuously updated and has great selection for students who read middle grade and YA titles. If you click one link, click this one.

A Story Anytime - 410-396-8396

Call Pratt Library's 24-hour storyline. Stories are in different languages, just make your selection when you dial in.