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Virtual Experiences during COVID-19

Connect through new experiences:

  • Check out the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Jelly CamCoral Reef Cam and the Penguin Cam. Studies have found that aquarium-watching helps reduce stress and anxiety, increase feelings of relaxation, and decrease heart rate and muscle tension.
  • Discover artworks, collections and stories from around the globe in a new way. Google Arts and Culture, created by Google Cultural Institute, allows you to explore more than 2,500 museums and galleries around the world through virtual tours.
  • Virtually explore Yellowstone National Park.
  • Take a virtual tour of The Great Wall of China.
  • Read a free online audio book. At Audible, you can find hundreds of titles handpicked to entertain, engage and inform young people ages 0 – 18, available completely free.
  • Explore free educational resources for kids. There are 200 free videos, lessons, apps, books, websites and more.
  • Check out Scholastic Learn at Home for day-by-day projects to keep children reading, thinking and learning.
  • Check out the Sacramento Public Library website. They have free online audiobooks and host free online events for cardholders.

Mental Health Services

Call 211

For local mental health counseling, support and crisis response services. If you are in crisis or experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911.