Explore the Web -Not in Use

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Updated 4/21/20. We’ll be updating this post on an ongoing basis, with interesting and/or fun content that we find on the WWW. If you may have missed it, see our earlier “explore the Web” post.

For Kids

Weekdays at 2pm, enjoy live storytime with Oliver Jeffers. You can draw everyday with author and illustrator Jarrett J Krosoczka.

Meteor Gazing

Look up this week to see the Lyrid meteor shower. It peaks overnight Tuesday but is still visible after.

A little bit of Youtube

Actor and Newton native John Krasinski has started a channel with Some Good News (virtual Prom episode). Here’s a dog video, funny for anyone but especially good for sports fans.

Author Talks

C-span’s Book TV has a video archive of fascinating, nonfiction author talks from book festivals around the country. Stream the audio of NPR author interviews. A list of online book events from the folks at Book Riot.