Audubon Webinar- Do it for Wildlife: Pull Invasives, Plant Natives

The earliest photos of America will amaze you

When the Physical World Meets the Digital World, New Realities Emerge

73 Books to Put On Your Summer Reading List

15 New Books Coming in June

The 7 Principles

HIKE SMART NY - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Ep. 9 | Confronting the Past

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

I Saw A Bird: Audubon's Spring Migration Show

Navajo Code Talkers: A Journey of Remembrance

5 PM Peconinic 2021



Making "Family Memory" Storybooks: Fun for the Whole Family

Design It! | National Postal Museum

“Journey through an Exploded Star” interactive

Smithsonian Activity Guides

Why does every American graduation play "Pomp and Circumstance"?

These national parks are less popular, but no less spectacular

Get a hole-in-one at the most eye-catching mini golf courses across the U.S.

Third-graders get lessons in swimming, climate change


Five Free Natural History Programs Streaming in June

Collections :: Make a Botany Field Book

Collections :: La Lotería: A Mexican Bingo Game


Culture Lab Playbook

How to Draw Nature

Through The Window And Into The Mirror: A Career Conversation Series

The Wonder of Science

Cicada Snacks: The Wild (and Tasty) Side of Brood X at the Zoo

Smithsonian Social Studies Online: Summer, Thursday, May 20, 2021, 11 - 11:30am - Event Calendar

Social Studies Online: Summer

Smithsonian National Zoo Lion Cam

Penguin | Live cam

Tiger Cam

African River Wildlife Camera - live video from Kenya

Dublin Zoo African Savanna

Puffin Cam - Live video of wild Puffins in Maine | Explore The Audubon loafing ledge

Bear Cam - live from Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park

GRACE Gorilla Forest Corridor



Free Fall

Collections :: Making: Katagami-Inspired Stencils

Beginner Birding: 16 years old and younger


Collections :: Quill Art videos (#arcticstudies)

Maya Math Game | Living Maya Time

Collections :: The Corona's Cooling Power

BumperDucks | Smithsonian Science Education Center

DIY Victorian Virtual Reality | Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation

Collections :: Asian Art at Home: Explore Japanese Art

Collections :: Design It Yourself: Design a Bus Stop

Spark!Lab's Now What? Invention Game | Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation

San Diego Zoo Live Cams

Live wolf cams



Making "Family Memory" Storybooks: Fun for the Whole Family

Polishing Pennies | Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation

National Geographic Kids

San Diego Zoo Live Cams

San Diego Zoo News

Honoring the Amazon: A Rainforest Craft Activity for Kids

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids Homework Help

Cicadas and the Brood X Emergence with Entomologist Floyd Shockley

MUSIC: Create and Improvise

Bad Future, Better Future: A Climate Change Guide for Kids.

Collections :: Design It Yourself: Design a Bus Stop

National Geographic Kids

Farallon Islands Live Webcam

Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam

Beluga Whale

Write America: A Reading for Our Country

A live weekly series featuring award-winning, nationally renowned authors and emerging writers


Protect yourself against COVID-19 scams

Click here for update from the Federal Trade Comission

DIY Face Mask



Thousands of movies, documentaries and more available to Quogue Library cardholders. 

Suffolk Cooperative Library System: Libraries at Home

Keep busy at home with these links and resources for learners of all ages.
Check back often - page updates daily

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County

Community education agency


Online chat app


Webinar app


Home and Family Resources from Microsoft

Outdoor Focused

Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Peconic Land Trust

Long Island Grown: Changing Tides in Marine Farming

Long Island Grown Series


Marine Science in the Morning: Sea Turtle Hatchling Orientation Indexing

NY Marine Rescue: Current Programs

National Groundwater Awareness Week 2021

Nature Activities - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation


Center for Environmental Education & Discovery

Gardens as Sources of Resilience - Smithsonian Gardens


National Geographic Archives


Amazing Bridges of the World


Fairytale-like places that bloom in springtime


15 Panoramic Webcams That Let You Virtually Travel the World


Virtual Tour the Most Famous Tulip Garden in the Netherlands


Virtual Tour National Parks


Explore Zoos and Aquariums


University of Washington Campus Webcam Quad & Cherry Blossoms


15 Things You Can Do to Help Keep Oceans Clean


Bee Diversity in New York


How to Celebrate Earth Day While Staying Home During COVID-19

Take a Virtual Tour of the World’s Cherry Blossoms

New York Audubon, Birds of New York State


Connecticut Audubon Live Osprey Cam


Outdoor Meditation


Enjoy the Ocean from Home


The Top Ten Ocean Stories of 2020

The Female Scientist Who Discovered the Basics of Climate Science—and Was Forgotten By History

The Arts

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center virtual events


Parrish Art Museum


East End Arts Online Classes


Rites of Spring Classical Musical Festival Online Classes

Google Arts & Culture

National Theatre Home


Royal Opera House


The Metropolitan Opera





The world's largest museumeducation, and research complex

Museum of Modern Art

View exhibits, listen to audios and explore free online courses

Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Virtually tour museum, explore videos and audios

New Museum

New art & new ideas; Explore the current shows from home with the museum’s audio guide, which includes recordings by artists Peter Saul, Jordan Casteel, and Daiga Grantina, along with New Museum curators 

The Frick Collection

Virtual tours, digital library, and video library

Virtual Tours of Landmarks and Museums

Digital Collections

Library of Congress



Spooky Space Sounds


Heritage on the Edge


The Watercolour World


The Newberry


Rome Reborn


Virtual Archaeology Museum


Zoo Cams

Atlanta Zoo


Cumbria Wildlife Trust


Dublin Zoo


Edinburgh Zoo


Houston Zoo


Kansas City Zoo


San Diego Zoo


Wildlife Conservation Society


Zoos Victoria

For Adults

New York Times Magazine


Meet Your Next Favorite Book


10 Books That Will Take You on Real-Life Adventures

FPA Great Decisions 2020

Brendan Ryan's Book Review

New York Times

Recommended reads

Virtual Museum Exhibits, Symphonies and Operas

PBS programming & online content

House Beautiful DIY Projects

Letters of Recommendation, New York Times Magazine


New York Times Weekly Book List


Good Reads from Author, Lisa Jewel


The 28 Most Anticipated Mysteries and Thrillers of 2020


Favorite Comfort Reads


New & Noteworthy, From Walt Whitman to Harry Houdini

The Ten Best Books About Food of 2020

The Ten Best Books About Travel of 2020

These Conservation Stories Prove 2020 Was Not All Bad News

Lexile-Leveled Women's History Articles

Meet the Female Inventor Behind Mass-Market Paper Bags

A self-taught engineer, Margaret Knight bagged a valuable patent, at a time when few women held intellectual property.

Girl Scouting Was Once Segregated

Though the Girl Scouts of the USA initially declared itself a space for all girls, the reality was different for girls of color.

How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations

These women broke down barriers to pursue a career in a predominantly male-centered field.

It’s Way Too Hard to Find Statues of Notable Women in the U.S.

Only a handful of the country’s sculptures honor women.

Graphic Novel Writes the Wright Brothers’ Sister Back Into History

Four students journey back to the birth of aviation in The Wrong Wrights.


Mental Health

Manage Anxiety & Stress, from the CDC

Coronavirus Anxiety: 4 Ways to Cope with Fear, from PsychCentral 

Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


COVID-19: Older Adults

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) has a resource page on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including a printable fact sheet

The CDC offers COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults

AARP will present a weekly live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall to help answer questions and provide resources for caregivers

For Children, Teens & Families





Women's History for Kids Books

National Geographic Kids

Women's History Month

Current Issue - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Nature Activities - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation


New & Noteworthy Kids' Books

Children's Books Books

Best Sellers: Children's Books Books

PBS KIDS for Parents Activity Finder

Independent Play

Bumper Ducks

The Ten Best Children's Books of 2020


Projects with the Seneca Park Zoo

Tween Tribune


Imagine That! Virtual Art Education for Teens


Storytime from Space


Top 25 Books that Teach Kids to Care About the Environment


Maintaining the Long Island Aquarium's 20,000g Reef


Long Island Science Center Online Classes

Quogue School Online Resources

Suffolk Cornell Cooperative Parenting Tips Podcast


20 indoor activities for kids

Teen Tribune

Hosted by the Smithsonian Institute

American Museum of Natural History Museum of Natural History

Learn-at-home resources for families and students, as well as grade-specific educator guides and activity sets based on latest exhibitions

National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) 

DiMenna Children’s History Museum/New-York Historical Society

Learn about the life stories of a diverse selection of youngsters who lived in NYC from the late 17th through the 20th centuries (Targeted for children ages 8–13)


Printable at-home activity packs designed to provide students with valuable self-directed exercises and practice during extended absences from school.

Nightly live read alouds by beloved authors on TEPSA's Facebook 5:30 pm EST.

Khan Academy

K-12/Math, Science, Engineering, ELA, SEL

Lessons, videos and activities 



Gr. K-3

ELA, Math, Phonemic Awareness, Sight words



Great Minds

Free, daily recorded lessons in the following GM curricula:

  • K-12 Eureka Math (Math)

  • K-8 Wit & Wisdom (ELA)

  • 3-5 PhD Science (Science)



Scholastic Learning From Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing



Online math lessons and practice aligned to math units

National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM Guide

At home STEM learning resources



Social/Emotional Learning 

Cosmic Kids

Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids


Mind Yeti

Digital library designed to help kids and their adults calm their minds, focus their attention, and connect better to the world around them.

Wonder of Science

Paul Andersen and other science teachers implementing the Next Generation Science Standards* (NGSS)





Free online coding tool to create stories, games, animations and more. Grades 3-8

Scratch Jr. 

Free app for young children (ages 5-7). Program their own interactive stories, games, learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively



Free online collection of 3D creation tools that help people think, create and make

Free online collection of games and activities to learn coding

The Wild Side of STEAM

Smithsonian Science How

Communication Is Key: National History Day 2021

COVID-19 Related for Children

Play it safe: What kids should know about the coronavirus outbreak


How to talk to children about COVID-19


NYS Education Department coronavirus resources


Comics for Good

Comic series on COVID-19, along with free print-outs and coloring pages. There are translations of the comics in multiple languages as well. 

National Association of School Psychologists, a parent resource for talking to children about COVID-19. The CDC also offers a similar guide for parents, school staff and others working with children.

NPR editor Malaka Gharib created a COVID-19 web comic based on interviews that education reporter Cory Turner conducted with several experts. Users can also download a zine version of the comic.

PBS Kids offers some de-stressing activities that familes can engage in together, to help manage the stress associated with widespread illness.

Free webinar on the coronavirus (COVID-19) for youth and adolescents