QuaranTEEN Boredom Busters

Don't Panic!

Beat the Isolation Blues

Global pandemic got you down? Here are some activities to help you stay busy and sane. Take care of yourself and each other. Remember to breathe, go outside, and move your body. We will make it through this together!

Books and Reading

Teen Book Cloud

Books and graphic novels you can read online.

Teen Ink

This national magazine is written by teens for teens. Submit writing, art, photo, or participate in forums.

Reading Bingo

Choose activities to complete Bingo. Bring your card to the library when we reopen or send it to kiacovetta@collingswoodlib.org. For each Bingo you complete, you get a prize!

The Elven Warrior

Teen Book Blog

Guess That Book Plot...with Friends!

Creative Projects

Learn new art or craft skills!
Comic Drawing

Learn how to draw with author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka


Art Lessons via Facebook


DIY STEAM Projects

Online Learning

Coding Resources

Learn how to code!

Virtual Museum Tours

Explore art and culture from the comfort of your couch!

Crowdsourcing Campaigns

Stay connected by contributing to these online community projects. Track your hours and work to earn service hours! Send your log to kiacovetta@collingswoodlib.org.

Students Rebuild: The Hunger Challenge

Help fight hunger in the United States! For every piece of art you submit, the Bezos Family Foundation will make a donation to programs fighting hunger.

New York Public Library: What’s on the Menu?

Help transcribe historical restaurant menus, dish by dish, so that they can be searched to learn what people were eating back in the day.

Library of Congress: By the People Campaign

Transcribe, review, and tag digitized images of manuscripts and typed materials from the Library’s collections. These transcriptions will improve search, readability, and access to documents for visually impaired individuals.

Nasa Solve

Participate in challenges, prize competitions, and citizen science activities that develop solutions for problems related to NASA’s mission.

Sci Starter

Join this online community dedicated to improving the citizen science experience for project managers and participants. Over 3,000 projects and events are searchable by location, scientific topic, and age level.

Offline Activities

Remember to a break from screens!


These uncertain times can be really stressful. Some of us are already struggling. You are not alone in feeling overwhelmed, scared, worried, etc. Reach out if you need it. You can also always e-mail Kaley, the Teen Librarian, at kiacovetta@collingswoodlib.org. :)
Trans Lifeline

Peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers.