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Fun Things to Do at Home

We know self-quarantining can be boring, so we made a list of fun things for you and your family to do!

Activities for Everyone

Try an e-book, or e-audiobook!

Explore Power Library Resources- Including Bookflix and TruFlix!

Check out Levar Burton Reads! He’s reading Children’s Book on Mondays at 9:00 a.m., Young Adult Books on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m., and books for Adults on Fridays at 6:00 p.m.

Break out the chalk and decorate your driveway!

Explore NASA’s collection of images!

15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage from Home!

Virtual Tours:

Activities for Adults

Join a virtual Book Club on Goodreads!

Sir Patrick Stewart is reading sonnet a day on Twitter!

Learn a new language with Duolingo!

Learn to bake!

Try some new recipes!

Make face masks with Joann Fabrics for medical personnel! 

Take free online classes with:

Stay fit with a fitness app like Nike Training Club!

Check out Reactions a YouTube series that explains chemical reactions produced by the American Chemical Society.

Stream old games from the NHL, MBA, NFL and more see this New York Post article for more!

USA Today has 100 great ideas too!

Marie Kondo your home!

Activities for Children

Story Times:

Try our new virtual program I SPY AT MY HOUSE!

Brightly, a publisher of children’s books, has a Book Club for Kids and other resources for reading with your kids!

Read the Harry Potter series with your kids!

Educational Videos with BioInteractive!

Virtual Field Trips!

Videos:

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Perhaps not as Fun: Government Services!

File for unemployment compensation.

Talk to a mental health professional by texting PA to 741-741

Call 1-855-284-2494 to speak to a casework/mental health professional; they can also refer you to local resources.

Apply for Medicaid

Apply for SNAP

Apply for WIC by calling 1-800-942-9467

Get help with heating your home

Sign up to vote by mail

Get answers to tax questions

Access driver services

Learn about school closures

Receive health/safety text alerts

Phone Meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous

Connect with professional license services