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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.
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 Buddies - free 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.
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
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
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
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.
Project Gutenberg - Free public domain books
LibriVox - Free public domain audiobooks
Science and Natural History Museums
The National Theatre, London - Live performances each Thursday