Scholastic Virtual Bookfest


Home Base Virtual Book Fest is an online celebration where authors and kids can engage with each other in exciting new ways! From themed costume contests to online Q&As to trivia events, kids around the world can enjoy interacting with their favorite authors in real-time.


Thursday, April 16th, 3:00-5:00 pm EST

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Children and Young Adults' Mental Health During the Coronavirus

The mental health and self-care of everyone dealing with the Coronavirus Pandemic is stressed. Learn strategies to support the mental health and self-care of children and young adults while managing this crisis with the University of Vermont's free, informational webinar Wednesday, April 15th from 12:00 - 1:00pm (EST).

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Virtual Music Lounge LIVE!

Concert for you! Tune into our Facebook page every Thursday at 4 pm EDT for an exclusive LIVE concert:


Lindblad Expedition’s ethnomusicologist and fellow Vermonter, Jacob Edgar, has curated a series of exclusive LIVE concerts featuring musicians from the world over. Discover new talent and fresh sounds, or perhaps, see familiar faces—all the musicians on the roster have performed for Lindblad Expeditions’ guests.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems

Join the Kennedy Center's first ever artist-in-residence, Mo Willems, for a daily dose of doodling fun. Willems, creator of such beloved characters as Elephant & Piggie and the Pigeon, will broadcast live from his home studio, weekdays at 1:00 pm EDT. Click here to view the livestream.

All videos can be viewed on the Kennedy Center's YouTube page.

Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Fri Apr 10 2020.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Family Seminar on Reading with Young Kids

Children's Literacy Founcation (CLiF) Executive Director/Storyteller Duncan McDougall will lead a seminar for families on the importance of reading together, share tips for reading and telling stories to young kids, and model his interactive storytelling. Join us on Facebook Live at 7:00 P.M. EST tonight, Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm

VIRTUAL Salamander Migration

VIRTUAL Salamander Migration: A Community Science Informational Session

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Emerge out of hibernation this spring with Audubon Vermont’s Rae Bronenkant to learn how to become a community scientist and help Vermont's amazing amphibians make it across the road on their big migration night!

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Hugh Jackman in Rodger & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!"

Just a week after America tuned in to watch 1965's Cinderella, starring Lesley Ann Warren, the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization is holding another viewing party, this time for the 1998 London production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, starring Hugh Jackman.

The filmed production will be made available for free on Broadway HD, beginning at 8 PM, March 27, by clicking here. The production will remain available for free through the weekend.

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Book with No Pictures LIVE!

Author B.J. Novak shares his best-selling children's book via Facebook Live, with a Q&A to follow.

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm

Miximal Mondays with Ben Clanton

Draw LIVE via Instagram with children's author/illustrator Ben Clanton, creator of Narwhal & Jellyfish. Archived videos will be available at afteward.

Follow this link for live drawing fun!

Repeats every week until Sun May 31 2020.
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Monday, May 25, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Nightly Met Opera Livestreams

Take in a livestream of a previously recorded Metropolitan Opera performance from the comfort of your couch!  All “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will begin at 7:30pm EDT and will remain available via the homepage of for 20 hours. 

Repeats every day until Thu Mar 26 2020.
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

We are now partially open. Click here for info.