Art, Design, & Music
Library Databases (library card required)
Academic Search Premier contains valuable peer-reviewed full text journals. Topics include; computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.
New York Times: Complimentary access within any of our locations. You will need to log in or register first. For off-site access, log in or register here.
Free Online Resources
The wonderful and talented librarians in the Ives Squared Tinker Lab assembled a great list of Free or low-cost software for creative work for building digital art and other creative endeavors, check it out!
TinkerCad allows students of all levels to learn the art of the 3D design for free, these designs can then be used with 3D printers and other tools.
Canva is a completely online design platform for anyone to use with great templates.
Art Classes for Kids online is a Facebook group and community dedicated to teaching and sharing with youth of all ages how to do countless art activities.
Rise Up curriculum is based on the hit Broadway musical, Hamilton and provides lesson plans featuring historical content along with studying playwriting.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame offers free music history content through their vibrant collection of videos, music performances and images.
Online Resources for Teaching Theater Design & Technology is a great resource for anyone interested in the art and technology involved in creating great theater with fun interactive activities along with a list of wonderful articles to read more about the process.
Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators at Musictheory.net.
Virtual Musical Instruments online: play the guitar, piano, drums and flute lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos.
Help youth learn to appreciate the arts by providing them with the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms at Artsology.
NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history.