Safer at Home Boredom Busters

By: Staff on Apr 23, 2020
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In these uncertain and unprecedented times, it is important that one stays safe, informed, and to a degree, entertained to while away these long hours indoors.  Below is information to help you with all three of these needs.



World Health Organization COVID-19 Mythbusters

There are still a lot of uncertainties and rumors still surrounding COVID-19.  Learn what is real and fantasy with the World Health Organization’s Mythbuster page and put some fears to rest.



Chances are, you have now some excess time.  Here are some great educational opportunities for you to take advantage while you are inside.


Virtual Museum Tours:

Travel to galleries in Europe and beyond with amazing virtual museum tours.  Chances are, you will be seeing the offerings better than you would onsite.  Here are a few museums that are putting their holdings on display:


Wisconsin State Historical Society COVID-19 Journal Project 

Every story is important. Become a part of history and record what you are experiencing during this historic time and record how COVID-19 and the quarantine are impacting your life.


Gale Courses

Gale Courses offer hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment.  Plus, it is free!  You will need a library card and need to create a Gale Courses account.


New York Public Library

The New York Public Library has book-related activities that are free to download and print like crossword puzzles and kids' word searches.


Greenfield Parks and Recreation

The Greenfield Parks and Rec Department as curated a fun list of websites and activities to keep the whole family busy and entertained while staying at home.



Craft Tutorials

Virtual Book Club

Wellness Courses

Exercise Tutorials

Celebrity Story Time


We wish you a healthy and safe remainder of the quarantine.  We cannot wait to see you again.