Activities to do at home for kids and adults - coronavirus advice

Online library and STEM resources

Edinburgh Libraries online resources  

Access online, books, magazines, audio and ebooks, download your newspaper for free and a whole lot more.

National Library of Scotland eResources

What’s Available:

  • Hundreds of thousands of digitised books, periodicals and manuscripts spanning over five centuries
  • Millions or records and abstracts via online services and databases
  • Thousands of full text newspapers, journals and reports
  • Hundreds of full text reference works

Subjects covered include business, science, government, art, literature, history, biography, Americana and music.

Stories on Audible

Instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

National Emergency Library

Collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centres, and libraries are closed.


3000 children’s ebooks online.

Education: Inspiring your teaching and learning

Chemistry resources for secondary aged young people.

Glasgow Science Centre – GSC at Home

As well as having a mass of resources Glasgow Science Centre will be conducting online experiments each morning at 10am.


Explore the Universe: Explore NASA's online activities, e-books, podcasts and other content. The universe is waiting.

STEM Learning

Free resources for in-school, home and family activities.

YouTube want to support teachers, students, and families in any way they can by offering a set of resources to help your student learn computer science at home.