Virtual Stress Relief: Guilty Pleasures
Don't miss out on BuzzFeed Quiz Party to take quizzes with friends! Perhaps you have a group of K-pop loving friends who are in desperate need of knowing which song from BTS's album "Be" you each are. Have a quiz party to find out!
Distract yourself with a quick round of trivia, have a quiz pick your next movie to watch based on holiday foods or test your fast food fry identification skills! This librarian is no expert in fast food fries and only got a 6/16 thanks to some lucky guesses.
Listen to a Book
Humans of all ages enjoy a good story!
Roald Dahl fan? Us too! Filmmaker Taika Waititi and a rotating cast of celebrity friends have partnered with Roald Dalh HQ to read James & the Giant Peach to raise funds for Partners In Health. Check out each of the episodes for storytime fun!
LeVar Burton of Roots, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Reading Rainbow fame delights listeners of his podcast: LeVar Burton Reads
The University at Buffalo Libraries now has their own podcast! Libraries Out Loud is a series where the producers engage with UB faculty, students and staff through in-depth conversations to discover the connections between the Libraries and current research, learning, teaching and creative activities underway at the university. Take a listen for a new episode every month!
Feeling Shakespearean? Don't miss Sir Patrick Stewart reading sonnets on his Instagram.
eBooks and Audiobooks
Don't have a library card? Don't worry, you can signup online: BECPL and NYPL (note: NYPL applications are currently not being processed; however, you can still access materials through the SimplyE App)
Streaming TV and Movies
Anime fan or just at the point where you'll watch anything? Try a free-level Crunchyroll account.
Still looking to check out some of the subscription services? This Mashable article goes through many of them and how long free trials are for each. In addition, this New York Times article details some options not covered by Mashable.
This Rotten Tomatoes' editorial offers a variety of highly-rated films that are available for free from different streaming options--film classics, documentaries, horror and more.
Look below for some of the video databases available through the UB Libraries!
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