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Coronavirus Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

World Health Organization

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Virginia Department of Health

Small Business Administration COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application

Small Business Administration Coronavirus Relief Options

How to Clean Your Smartphone

How to Clean and Disinfect Your Laptop

Dealing with Coronavirus Anxiety

Virginia Navigator: Delivery Resources in Your Community

Virginia Navigator: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Virginia Public Wifi Hotspot Locations

United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service Response to COVID-19

Federal Student Aid: Coronavirus and Forebearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents


Sites with Information on Making Masks

New England Complex Systems Institute

Make a No Sew Pleated Facemask

Sarah Maker


Employment Related Websites

Virginia Employment Commission

Virginia Employment Commission COVID-19 Resources

Snag A Job

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center (username is 1741142-user, password is digital)


Cancer-related Websites

Cancer Research and Resource Center of Southern Virginia

Halifax County Cancer Association

VCU Massey Cancer Center

American Cancer Society


Websites with Activities for Children and Teens

Clavis Publishing Online Storytime

Storyline Online

Zoom Online Research

Abdo Digital Bookshelf Elementary Library Books

Abdo Digital Bookshelf Secondary Library Books

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

PBS Kids

Disney LOL

Scholastic Kids



Stories from

TumbleBook Library


Teen Book Cloud

Khan Academy

Girls Who Code at Home

The World Almanac for Kids (username is 1741142-user, password is digital)

Access Video on Demand: Just for Kids (username is 1741142-user, password is digital)

Today's Science (username is 17411-42, password is digital)

Jigsaw Explorer

Online Coloring Pages

Songs, Shows, Crafts, Recipes, and Activities

Music Lab

Dr. Seuss


Things for Adults to Do

Metropolitan Opera Streams

Virtual Museum Tours

Workout Videos from Fitness Blender

Do It Yourself Projects

Tasty: Food Recipes and Videos

Top 100 U.S. Podcasts


The 7 Biggest Social Media Sites in 2020

Audio Book Cloud

Romance Book Cloud

Romance Reader

Mystery Readers International



Omnigraphics Health Reference Series Online (password is hcsbpl)

BookPage Digital Issue, April 2020

Helping Halifax

COVID-19 Memoirs Project

Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail Facebook Page

Halifax County Website

Town of South Boston Website

Town of Halifax Website

Halifax County Public Schools

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

World News Digest (username is 1741142-user, password is digital)

Access Video on Demand: Master Collection (username is 1741142-user, password is digital)

Streaming Folktales and Fairytales

The 100 Most Popular Mysteries and Thrillers on Goodreads

StoryCorps Connect

TRAIN: Teachers of Remote Arts Instruction Network

Online Events from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

AfroVirginia: African-American historical sites in Virginia

Virginia Festival of the Book Shelf Life 

Virginia Museum of History and Culture Banner Lectures

Quarantine Book Club

Government Support Index (password is hcsbpl)


May is Mental Health Month

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

National Institute of Mental Health

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Mental Health

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Help When You Need It


May is National Egg Month

Egg Nutrition Center

Egg Safety Center

American Egg Board

Video: Every Way to Cook an Egg

Video: Gordon Ramsay's Scrambled Eggs


May is National Hamburger Month

Video: Gordon Ramsay's Perfect Burger Tutorial

Video: Every Way to Cook a Hamburger

History and Legends of Hamburgers

A History of the Burger



Meditation Oasis


Clean Joke

I Tai Chi for Life









































































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