Romance Book Cloud

A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd, free access given to public libraries and their patrons through Aug. 31, 2020. Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6


TED Talks

Videos from expert speakers on a huge variety of topics:



Choose from hundreds of free courses on a wide variety of subjects


Massive Open Online Courses

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses available for anyone to enroll. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is home to more than 20 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies. As a global nonprofit, edX is transforming traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location and access.


New York Times Crossword Puzzle Archives

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to access free NYT Crossword Puzzles listed under the heading "Free From Our Archive."


The Great Courses

Youtube channel of the latest free Great Courses lectures on a wide variety of topics.


The Louvre

Visit some of the museum's exhibition rooms and galleries (check out many more “virtual field trips” in the “Virtual Field Trips” page on our website!)


The Kitchn's Cooking School

The Kitchn’s Cooking School is a 20-day, 20-lesson program where students tackle an essential cooking topic each day. You’ll even have homework!


Food Techniques

BBC has a nice selection of cooking videos for people with a variety of skill levels. Don’t know how to cut an onion? There’s a class for that. But there are also classes on advanced techniques.


Cooking with the New York Times

One of America’s most popular newspapers, The New York Times, has an online cooking school with video lessons.


Dinner Tonight

Texas A&M has a variety of classes to teach students to make quick and healthy dinners.


Kitchen Chemistry

Most people associate MIT with building those intense robots that rip each other apart in a ring, but MIT also posts online versions of real classes, including one called Kitchen Chemistry.


Delia Online Cookery School

Delia Online features a host of cooking technique articles of varying levels of difficulty. Each lesson has step-by-step instructions with photos.


Better Homes and Gardens How To Cook

Learn the basics in the cooking classes at Better Homes and Gardens.