Relaxation & Recreation Resources
Remember: Getting outside is the best relaxation/recreation there is!
Many museums, zoos and aquariums have set up virtual tours and webcams of their facilities. Check them out.
During the COVID-19 crisis, you can stream kids’ movies for free–that’s right FREE– on Amazon.
For your listening pleasure. Jeremy Irons, Tom Hiddleston, David Tennant, Alan Rickman, Benedict Cumberbatch & more!
On lockdown and feeling the urge to bake, but missing something apparently vital? Here are some ideas from great bakers past and present.
Content hand-picked to support your mental and emotional wellness from Calm.com. Meditations, music & stories for the whole family.
Recordings, music videos, and livestreams from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
From de-mystifying mindfulness to understanding the science of happiness, Coursera’s popular wellness courses are available for free.
Happiness is… baking for others, blanket forts, gratitude, music and more. Discover the things that make us all happy.
Welcome to the Harry Potter At Home hub where you’ll find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied – including magical craft videos, fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world.
You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times.
Crunchy on the outside, cakey and tender on the inside, and laced with tasty cinnamon and nutmeg throughout!
Join the beloved children’s author every day for a new drawing lesson!
Dawn Dubay, School Readiness Facilitator from the Middletown Public Schools, shows us how to relax and feel calm with three fun breathing exercises.
“Weightless” by Marconi Union. 10-hours of soothing background music that has been called the most relaxing song in the world!
Russell Library has gathered together some of the best virtual tours on the Internet. Travel the world from home!