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Exploring the World from Home

Looking for things to do while self-isolating? Your Library has some suggestions! 

From book, movie, TV show, or podcast recommendations to virtual museum tours to exercise videos, we hope to have something for you. 


Shelf-Isolation

Check out the Library in Your Living Room Readers' Roundtable mini-series, Shelf-Isolation! Located on the Library's YouTube Channel, Shelf-Isolation updates weekly on Friday mornings. 

Virtual Storytime
Virtual Storytimes

In addition to the Highland Park Public Library's new, virtual storytimes on FaceBook, here are other storytimes: 

Virtual Author Interviews & Discussions
Virtual Author Interviews & Discussions
Explore Parks & Gardens
Virtual Park & Garden Tours
  • Google's The Hidden World of Natural Parks: A new Google Arts & Culture Exhibit, in The Hidden World of Natural Parks a local ranger will guide viewers through each park. The virtual tours are available online, in the Google Arts & Culture App on iOS / Android, and in the Google Expeditions app for use in the classroom. YouTube Promo: https://youtu.be/Sn_g80FXA-0
  • Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, England: The Waddesdon Manor is a Neo-Renaissance style château that has been a Rothschild family home since the late 1800s. After his death in 1959, James de Rothschild left the house, the grounds, and the majority of the collections seen throughout the home to the National Trust.
  • National Geographic Virtual Library, 1888-Now: With your Library Card, you can browse through the complete library of National Gepgraphic Magazines. 
Movies, Music & Theater
Movies, Music & Theater
Virtual Mind & Body Workouts
Get Moving with Virtually Led Workouts
Educational Content
Educational Content