Sometimes we just need to take a break and hang out with some friends. This episode is a wide-ranging open conversation with Brent and Ryan & Brian from the Check This Out Podcast, Tom & Mike from TOSAs Talking Tech, and Shukes and Giff from Shukes & Giff.
This episode is just for fun, because we all need to blow off some steam, so come join us for some laughs. Back to the regular schedule next week!
Giff – READ!!! (or listen to other people read)
Project Gutenberg – Public Domain books as HTML & ePub files (Australia’s public domain is 50 years, not 70)
Apple Books has free books – search free thanks to Lauchie MacKinnon (@lockey090) – N.S. 🇨🇦
Overdrive from your public library!
Or try hoopla
Audible Stories – free audio books sorted by ages, English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Italian)
Jen’s Wakelet Collection of Read Alouds – great for younger kids
PressReader app – under account settings, link your library card and get all their digital content (newspapers, magazines)
Sync – SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 30th and continuing 13 weeks until July 29, SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks a week. In 2019, 28 titles were given away over 14 weeks.
RAZ Kids – Leveled Readers with quizzes,
Rivet (from Area 120 – a workshop for Google’s experimental products.)
Check this article for free books
Check this article for free audiobooks
Tom Covington- Play and Have Fun
Board Games- going analog!
MMORPG- Warcraft and the like
Old School Warcraft3, Starcraft2
Words with friends
Poker-Online! www.wsop.com has a free gameroom
Still do activities outside! Get out (safely) and have fun
Traditional Games- croquet, lawn bowling, cornhole
From 5 and up, there are fun card games to learn to play and master Old Maid, go fish, speed,
Traditional card games- gin, rummy, cribbage, poker, bridge, tons of tutorials online
Poker online, card tricks and magic! What a good time to learn.
Other things that were mentioned that we didn’t take notes on:
Bingo Baker – Make your own interactive Bingo Cards