Adult at Home Resources

Adult at Home Resources

    Below are a list of helpful links to keep your mind active, and your work from home experience successful; all while keeping your “safe social distance”. The library may be closed, but we are happy to continue to provide helpful information. For more info call us at 539-1537 or email: effinghamlibrary@gmail.com

Arts & Entertainment:

    Virtual Museum Tours, Performances, and Tutorials to Keep You (and Your Kids) Entertained at Home

    Google Arts & Culture

    Watch the Julia Child Video Collection

    Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Home Safari Resources

Opera and Classical Music Live Recordings of Performances 

7 Podcasts for the Sports Fan

6 Podcasts for the Theater Buff

Scribd is making their millions of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines FREE to anyone for 30 days.

Top Documentary Films. Free, no download required.

Netflix Party! Watch Netflix remotely with friends, e.g., for movie nights with that long-distance special someone. It synchronizes video playback and adds group chat.

Health & Wellness:

    Self-isolated at home? Here’s what to do to keep busy, stay connected, and not go stir-crazy.

    Yoga With Adriene

    Take Care of Yourself in Quarantine

    How to Exercise at Home

Easy at Home Exercises for Seniors 

Working From Home Tips and Tools: 

    Top 10 open source tools for working from home

Whether you’re a WFH veteran or a remote work newbie, these tools make communication and collaboration a snap.

    Setting yourself up for success while working remotely

Here are tips gathered from a 10 years long remote worker on how to set yourself and your team up to work remotely successfully.

    Open source alternatives to Grammarly for word processing

Check your writing for spelling, grammar, plagiarism, and style errors using these open source tools.

    How to whiteboard collaboratively with Drawpile

Need to whiteboard or draw something with others? Give Drawpile a try.

    7 open source alternatives to Skype

Communicate without compromising your open source ethos with these alternatives to proprietary web conferencing software.