Social Distancing: Online Resources

Live Stream Music

NPR Music

NPR offers up not only a large collection of music to listen to, but a large collection of live streamed and recorded jam sessions, concerts and events.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Free access to live-streamed concerts and recordings for the next 30 days.

Metropolitan Opera

“Every day for the duration of the Met’s closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series will be made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 20 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 3:30 p.m. the following day.”

Goteborgs Symphoniker

“The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra will be available to all music lovers on GSOplay. The concerts can be enjoyed for free for anyone on the web or through [their] app – wherever you are.”

NPR Virtual Concerts

NPR is constantly updating this list of free live-streamed concerts that are happening during the pandemic.

Digital Collections

Overdrive

eBooks and eAudiobooks free with your library card! Access the Wisconsin Digital Library by downloading the Libby app for iOS and Android.

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has multiple collections available online, consisting of over 2 million scans of historic books, photos, and other materials. 

Freading

eBooks available anytime, anywhere, free with your library card.

NASA

If you are interested in space and science, NASA has an e-book collection available to the public for free. Their website also contains multiple educational resources to explore.

Flipster

Digital magazines on your smart devices included with your library card.

Poets.org

A large selection of poems available to read, including poem-a-day. Check out their selection, fall in love with a few new poems and maybe sign up for their poem-a-day newsletter.

Libby

eBooks and eAudiobooks free with your library card! Access the Wisconsin Digital Library by downloading the Libby app for iOS and Android.

LibriVox

LibriVox Audio Books offers unlimited access to over 24,000 free audiobooks. Each LibriVox audiobook can be streamed over the internet or downloaded for later use without any charge.

Romance Book Cloud

A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!

Internet Archive

A non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Lifelong Learning

BadgerLink

BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available in free search engines.

Open Yale Courses

“Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University.”

MORE Research

MORE Research page helps you find magazine & newspaper articles, genealogy sources, and more!

OpenLearn

“Produced by The Open University, a world leader in open and distance learning, all OpenLearn courses are free to study. We offer nearly 1000 free courses across 8 different subject areas. Our courses are available to start right away.”

Transparent Languages

Learn more than 100 languages at home or on the go with your library card.

Consumer Reports

Testing results for a wide variety of products and comprehensive reviews wide variety of products and comprehensive reviews.

Ancestry Library Edition

MORE cardholders now have access to Ancestry at home! Follow these steps to access:

  1. Log-in to your MORE account from more.lib.wi.us
  2. Select the red box in the upper-right with your username
  3. From your account menu, use the envelope icon to open your messages
  4. Ancestry access info is at the top of your inbox

Online Book Clubs

Oprah's Book Club

OBC is the interactive, multi-platform reading club bringing passionate readers together to discuss inspiring stories.

Reese's Book Club

Join us, invite your friends, break open a bottle of wine or grab a cup of coffee and let’s get this book club going!

Around the World in 80 Books

If you love world literature, translated works, travel writing, or exploring the world through books, you have come to the right place! 

The History Book Club

The History Book Club is the largest history and nonfiction group on Goodreads.

SciFi and Fantasy Book Club

A welcoming place for readers to share their love of speculative fiction through group reads, buddy reads, challenges, and lively conversation.

 Virtual Tours & Live Cams

The Smithsonian

“The Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits…”

San Diego Zoo

Has live camera feeds of Apes, Baboons, Burrowing Owls, Condors, Elephants, Giraffes, Koalas, Penguins, Polar Bears, and Tigers. 

Google Arts & Culture

Features content from over 1200 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute.

Great Wall of China Virtual Tour

Guide yourself on a virtual tour of the Great Wall of China.

The Louve

“Visit the museum’s exhibition rooms and galleries, contemplate the façades of the Louvre… Come along on a virtual tour and enjoy the view, thanks to the sponsorship of Shiseido.”

Aquarium of the Pacific

Has live camera feeds of Jellyfish, Penguins, Sharks and large aquarium views.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cam

Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

Fall Creek Public Library

122 E. Lincoln Ave.
P.O. Box 426
Fall Creek, WI 54742
715-877-3334

 

Library Hours

Monday, Friday 9 am – 4 pm
Tues, Wed, Thurs 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday 9 am – 12 pm
Sunday-Closed