Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the North Shore Public Library will be closed until further notice. The 2020 Annual Library Budget Vote has been cancelled. Please look to the “Library Director’s Office” page under the “About” menu option for more information. The bookdrop will be closed and any late fee accrued while we are closed will be waived. All programs for April and May are cancelled. Continue to check our website and Facebook as some online programs will be offered. All program fees for cancelled March and April programs will be reimbursed. Please look to our updated homepage for news, important information, and for a listing of online resources.

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Online Programs & Resources For All Ages

Online Programs & Resources For All Ages

***If you have any questions or trouble connecting to any of these or other online resources, please contact contact a Reference Librarian at info@northshorepubliclibrary.org***

If you do not have a library card, please click here to get a temporary online card that will allow you to access some of the online resources.


Pre-registro para una tarjeta de la biblioteca

For a listing of some upcoming Online Children Programs and reading clubs children can join and participate in from home, please click the image or link below!

Child and Parent on Computer

Online Children Programs, Spring Reading Club, and 1000 Books Before Kindergarten


Downloadable Help

Below please find a link to our Online Resource List, instructional guides and downloadable help regarding E-Readers, kanopy, overdrive, and more:

2020 Census

Arts, Crafts, and Games

If you are interested in so art options for at home, some crafting ideas, or even how to play Dungeons and Dragons and other online games, please see the option below:

Computers (Technology)

For some online computer classes for all ages, and various resources and activities for kids, please see the below link to get a listing of possibilities!

Concert/Opera/Music Streaming

Missing a concert or a show? See the link below for some streaming concert and opera options as well as where to find some free music:

Cooking Demo

Are you missing our cooking programs with Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott? He has helped you out by posting some cooking demos online! Click the following link for a listing of demos and their recipes!

Defensive Driving

If you need to take a Defensive Driving course, please visit the below link to connect to a variety of options, some for AARP, and even some for AAA members.


For free educational apps, games, and websites for all ages, please see the below link:

Fitness and Health

Miss going to the gym, or want to fill in some of your time with fitness or health classes, please click the below link to see live streaming options and where to go and learn how to be healthy during this uncertain time:

Language Learning

The following links are for English speakers wanting to learn other languages, or Spanish speakers looking to better their English!

Museums and Outdoor Virtual Tours

For a large listing of museums and parks offering virtual tours and experiences while their buildings are physically closed, please click the link below:


From the Library of Congress, to celebrities reading storytime, to Harry Potter, the following link has various storytime options:

Suffolk Libraries Online Resources and Other eBook Options

Please see the link below for a listing of eBook options and Suffolk Libraries Online Resources:


If you need assistance with your taxes, need forms, or instructions on how to file online, please see the following link:

NSPL's Popular Online Resources

Some of the North Shore Public Library's more popular online resources include the following:
  • Kanopy - (Kanopy limits have been raised to 20 items per month during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Kanopy has also offered some extra benefits for the next 30 days including a list of movies that do not count against your 20 item limit, and making Kanopy Kids completely free and unlimited - this includes shows like Sesame Street and Arthur)
  • Flipster
  • Hoopla
  • Lynda.com
  • RBdigital
  • Live-brary
  • Ancestry - Proquest has offered temporary remote access to Ancestry Library.
Especially For Young Adults Especially For Children and Parents


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