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Online Learning

 

Library Resources:

Pronunciator - Tutorials for over 80 languages, including ESL. Courses are available for English speakers or for native speakers of 50 other languages. 
 
World Book Online  - Authoritative content designed for diverse ages, reading levels, and learning styles. Great for homework help and general reference research.
 
Explora Public Libraries  - Access high-quality articles and facts for research papers, class projects and homework.
 
 
Learning Express School Center  - The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.
 
Brainfuse: Homework & Test Help  - Brainfuse SkillSurfer offers you lessons, quizzes and tests to guide you through academic concepts.
 
Universal Class  - Universal Class offers lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).
 
Credo - an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs

 

Other Resources:

Iowa Department of Education - links to a wide variety of leaning materials for PreK though 12th grade
 
 
Girls Who Code - weekly activities— some online, some offline, of varying levels of difficulty—over the course of the next few months.
 
Lightbox - Lightbox makes learning an interactive and engaging experience for students of all types.
 
Science Buddiesfree science activities for K-12 students
 
TumbleMath - K-6 math ebooks
 
Miss Humblebee's Academy  - an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music.
 
NASA STEM - at home rescources for students in grades K-4
 
 
Iowa State University Insect Zoo Facebook Live - Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:00 a.m.
 
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Online Storytimes

 
Waukee Public Library Storytime Online - each Wednesday the library will post a new storytime! 
 
Storyline Picture Books - free storytelling videos and resources for parents and teachers to foster a love of reading in children.
 
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Health & Wellness

 
YMCA360 - on demand excercise videos
 
Cosmic Kids - Yoga for Kids 
 
Kitchen Quarantine - Cooking lessons with Michelin-Starred Chef Massimo Bottura on Instagram
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Fun & Creative

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Escape Rooms 
 
Family Fun Escape Rooms:
Hogwarts Escape Room - The one that started it all! - Created by: Township Public Library

Harry Potter: Escaping Detention - Created by: Plymouth Public Library

Dog Man Digital Escape Room 

Pete the Cat and the Birthday Party Mystery - Created by: Abington Free Library

The Missing Tiger: A Sherlock Holmes Virtual Escape Room - Created by: Cotsen Children’s Library

Cinderella Escapes - Created by: Moultrie-Colquitt County Library System

Escape from Wonderland Digital Escape Room - Created by: Moultrie-Colquitt County Library System

Escape the Fairy Tale: Part 1 - Created by: East Orange Public Library

Escape the Fairy Tale: Part 2 - Created by: East Orange Public Library

Pikachu’s Rescue 

STAR WARS: Escape from Star Killer Base! - Created by: Richmond Hill Public Library

Sher-Lock Digital Escape Room - Created by: The County Library (Salt Lake)

Marvel’s Avengers: Escape from the Hydra Base! - Created by: Richmond Hill Public Library

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters Escape Room - Created by: Nashville  Public Library

The Bunnie Escape - Created by: Tomeka Roulhac

Trapped in the Toy Room - Created by: Cuyahoga Falls Library

Minecraft Escape Room - Created by: Regency Park Library

JUMANJI Digital Escape Room - Created by: The County Library (Salt Lake)

 

Teen Escape Rooms:
Ancient Egypt Tomb Challenge - Created by: Campbell County Public Library

Escape like an Egyptian - Created by: Dover Public Library

“Six of Crows” Ketterdam Heist Digital Escape Room - Created by: Morristown & Morris Township Library

Harry Potter: Magic Final Exam Digital Escape Room - Created by: San Leandro Public Library

Space Explorer Training - Digital Escape Room - Created by: Campbell County Public Library

Escape Your Boring Break - Created by: Pekin Public Library

Escape the Sphinx! - Created by: Clermont County Public Library

The Minotaur's Labyrinth Escape Room - Created by: The County Library (South Lake)

The Hunger Games Digital Escape Room - Created by: Longview Public Library

The 74th Hunger Games: Escape Room - Created by: Round Rock Public Library

Escaping the Hunger Games - Created by: Plymouth Public Library

Hunger Games: Infiltrating the Capitol - Created by: Arlington Public Library

Mandalorian Escape Room - Created by: Manchester Community College Library

Escape Gollum’s Cave (Lord of the Rings themed)

A Hobbit’s Adventure - Created by: Bedford Public Library System

Secret Agent Mission (on a Breakout EDU platform)

 

Adult Escape Rooms:
Sherlock Holmes - Created by: Sherlock the Musical

Golden Girls - Created by: Tomeka Roulhac

Spy Apprentice Digital “Escape Room” Adventure - Created by: Washington-Centerville Public Library

Classic Digital Escape Room - Created by: The County Library (Salt Lake)

Oh the Horror: Classic Tales Escape Room - Created by: Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Indiana Jones Digital Escape Room - Created by: Manchester City Library

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Ebooks, Audiobooks, & Magazines

 

Library Resources:

Overdrive - Bridges - Waukee Residents can browse thousands of e-Books and digital audiobooks and download to your smartphone or digital device. GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android
 
TumbleBookLibrary  - K-6 children's ebooks
 
TeenBookCloud  - grades 7-12 ebooks
 
RomanceBookCloud  - a collection of steamy Romance novels for adults
 
AudioBookCloud  - all ages audiobooks
 
Flipster - With your Waukee Public Library card, you can download and read magazines anytime, anywhere.

 

Other Resources: 

 
 
 
Project Gutenberg - Free public domain books
 
Audible Stories - all ages audiobooks
 
LibriVox - Free public domain audiobooks
 
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