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Shepaug Valley School Library: Distance Learning Help

Serving the teachers, staff, and students of Region 12

Educational Resources for Distance Learning

Teachers from across the globe, book and magazine publishers, and hundreds of educational media providers are sharing lists and making educational resources available for free or at discounted rates while we endure the COVID-19 pandemic. This page is dedicated to providing information in one place to help us all make the most of distance learning in the weeks ahead. Note that this is a work in progress!

Remember that our subscription databases are always available at: A-Z Databases
Additional content-specific resources can be found at: Research Resources

If prompted for a username and password, go here: Remote Access Usernames and Passwords

Books and
Research Resources


Audiobooks for All Ages


eBooks for All Ages


Help students gain insights -- directly from authors and illustrators!

Free Educational Resources - All Content Areas


Age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources and more!

Educational Resources


Take 360-degree tours of all types of farms.


​Celebrate and promote all things citizen science: amazing discoveries, incredible volunteers, hardworking practitioners, inspiring projects, and anything else citizen science-related! Many activities adapted for virtual learning.


Science-Technology Activities and Resources
In the STEM Activity Clearinghouse, you can find high quality, vetted STEM activities.

Social Studies