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–Over the next few days, the Paso Robles City Library will share suggested websites to help parents and students stay engaged in learning.

Below are recommended sites for families to take some virtual field trips:

Discovery Channel Virtual Field Trips
https://www.discoveryeducation.com/community/virtual-field-trips/
Watch live or watch on-demand later. Each no-cost Virtual Field Trip comes with a companion guide packed with standards-aligned, hands-on learning activities.

Go to Mars with NASA’s Curiosity Rover
https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/
Explore the Martian surface as it was recorded by the Curiosity rover

British Museum, London
https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/
Interactive site letting users choose points in history for information

Google Arts & Culture
https://artsandculture.google.com/
Features the arts and cultures showcased in museums and galleries around the world, including the Guggenheim, New York; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Musée d’Orsay, Paris; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul; Pergamon Museum, Berlin; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam; Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Uffizi Gallery, Florence; MASP – Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo; The National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City; Musée du Louvre, Paris; and The White House

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour
Self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams
https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams
Ten live cams to experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are

San Diego Zoo Live Cams
https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams
Live and archived footage of animal exhibits

In addition, Paso Robles Library cardholders are encouraged to make use of the library’s extensive digital resources. Visit https://www.prcity.com/248/eLibrary for access to such free downloadable materials as books, movies, magazines, learning tools, and databases. For those without a current library account wishing to access digital resources, eCards are available (for ages 13 and up) through the Black Gold Cooperative Library System. Visit https://www.blackgold.org for eCard information and registration.

Library staff is on hand to answer account inquiries Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (805) 237-3870.



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