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While we’re staying safe in our homes we look forward to seeing you online, where you can receive a variety of Library-approved services designed to educate, inform, entertain, and more! Going forward, we’ll offer an array of virtual events and services from storytimes to lectures to crafts and an in-depth look at the online resources we provide that include homework help, genealogy records, online language courses, job search assistance, and so much more. The GPLD Connects links will be available here.
Join National Maritime Museum Educator Megan Baehnisch on an informative and lively tour of the interactive exhibition Sea Monsters - Prehistoric Ocean Predators.
Virtually step inside NHM’s award-winning Dinosaur Hall and discover the Age of Dinosaurs.
Take a tour inside the State Apartments at Windsor Castle and discover some of the most treasured objects in the Royal Collection.
This is the perfect time to experience a virtual tour of the Statue of Liberty, featuring every nook-and-cranny of the statue's interior.
We’ll check out Egypt’s top 10 ancient sites.
Let’s visit Red Square in Russia.
Enjoy the splendor of Niagara Falls. Be sure to turn the sound up!
We’ll take a beautiful Safari of Tanzania and enjoy stunning views and animals.
Take in the beauty of stellar constellations, which consist of billions of stars within the Milky Way. This picturesque view can be found in North Africa in a sky that lights up the Sahara Desert at night.
Let’s enjoy a visit to Hever Castle gardens – home to Anne Boleyn – and the site of a spectacular garden.
Let’s take a tour of USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world!
Enjoy a virtual tour of an egg farm, and learn how eggs go from farm to table! We’ll learn about biosecurity, egg collection, how hens are cared for, and much more. Enjoy your visit!
These views of the moon are spectacular. Let’s take a look!
Ready to travel? Let’s take a tour of Buckingham Palace in London.
Let’s “hike" to Carlsbad Caverns and see the world through the eyes of a bat, and more!
Ready for a ride on Hogwarts Express? Let’s join this 360º interactive video of Hogwarts Express train ride from Hogsmeade in Islands of Adventure to Diagon Alley in Universal Studios Orlando.
Ready to walk some trails along a beautiful forest in Finland?
Let’s take a ride on a colorful carousel at the The Children's Museum of Indianapolis.
Visit the sharks, see the coral reef, or watch dolphins at the National Aquarium. There’s a lot more to explore!
Ready for a trip? Let’s visit Yosemite National Park and look around – the views are spectacular!
Ready for a trip to Seaworld? We can explore Discovery Cove and "ride" the steel roller coaster Mako.
Enjoy the views from Netherlands’ spectacular Keukenhof bulb garden as a warmup to our own Flowers on Fargo (which are starting to bloom!)
Let’s take a close-up look of the giant statues on Easter Island.
Let’s travel to the Great Wall of China, where we’ll have access to 3,000 miles to explore from the comfort of home!
Enjoy a walk through The Orchid Show courtesy of the New York Botanical Garden.
Enjoy the peaceful vistas, birdsong, and gurgling brooks in the Flagler Garden in Richmond, VA.
Enjoy these blooms and butterflies from Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, VA.
Take a tour of the Hall of Mammals, Insect Zoo, Dinosaurs, and Hall of Paleobiology at Washington D.C.'s world-class National Museum of Natural History.
Let’s visit the Royal Botanic Gardens on the outskirts of London, which is one of the most amazing gardens in the world. It has an extraordinary diversity of plants and over 14,000 trees.
What’s happening in outer space? Let’s go on a tour of the International Space Station and see what it’s really like for the astronauts.
Here’s a safe, inexpensive overseas tour: The Ultimate 360 Virtual Reality Tour of London (with interesting facts!)
Enjoy a tour of Taliesin West led by Fred Prozzillo, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Vice President of Preservation, who shows us around the Garden Room.
Here’s a spot to enjoy that’s a little closer to home: we’ll join a House Beautiful tour of the Chicago Botanic Gardens.
Join House Beautiful to tour The Gardens at Waddesdon Manor, England.
It's time to "travel" to San Diego Zoo for some fun!
Let's journey inside a volcano in this exciting 360 tour you can enjoy from the comfort of home.
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Papaikou, HI sits on 17 acres and it includes not only its own garden, but a nature preserve as well. Sit back and relax as House Beautiful shows us its plethora of waterfalls, streams, and boardwalk situated on the Pacific coast.
Looking for a safe way to leave home? Take this virtual tour of The Metropolitan Museum of Art which offers a number of interactive features including a time machine!
Spring brings visions of gardens, and House Beautiful takes us on a tour of Claude Monet's garden at Giverny. Relax and enjoy the view!