Can’t decide what podcast to listen to, video to watch, or class to try? Try one of these inspirational options.


The Kid Should See This is a curated library of videos about tons of topics—from food to music to tech and science. Search for your interests or subscribe to their newsletter.

Junior Library Guild  is offering free access to their eMedia collection including eBooks for all ages, virtual author talks, and a special, original story for middle school readers, “Aiden Tyler, Quaran-teen” by Rex Ogle.

Grab the Mic is a program from award winning author, Jason Reynolds, in his role as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for the Library of Congress. His “Write. Right. Rite. ” video series is for all types of creative thinkers and storytellers.

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning created the 15-day online #ArtWorksChallenge to provide an opportunity to get creative and have some fun while at home.  You can also browse their website for virtual program opportunities tailored to your interests.

Lake Erie Ink is an organization dedicated to creative writing and self-expression. They offer workshops and classes focused on supporting and inspiring youth and their creative endeavors.

Wide Open School is a website featuring many topics to explore, including science, cooking, art, language arts, emotional well-being.  This space was created in partnership to support at home learning.

Code Switch is a podcast exploring topics about social identity– race, ethnicity, nationality, xenophobia–other big topics around diversity and inclusion.

Peace Out is a podcast featured on Bedtime FM that offers meditation and mindfulness exercises for wellness and relaxation.

Job Resources for Teens  is a helpful list composed by Cuyahoga County for learning about work and/or volunteer opportunities.

Occupational Outlook Handbook is a page on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics where you can find information about different jobs, industries, and careers.

SYNC is a free summer program for teens 13+. Registered teens can download two popular audiobooks per week using the free Sora app, which also allows them to keep the books.