Things to Try While Physical Distancing
PVPUSD At-Home Activities
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District’s PV Kids’ Corner and Teen Scene staff has put together a comprehensive list of at-home activities for families during the school closure. Find a wide range of activities for students and families at pvpusd.net/activities
Palos Verdes Library District Resources
Although Palos Verdes Library District locations are currently closed, online services are available at pvld.org! Many digital resources are accessible 24/7, no matter where you are. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Please call the library at (310) 377-9584 to leave a message if you need assistance with the digital services listed below:
Kids and learners of all ages can get one-on-one homework help and tutoring from 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. every day on Brainfuse, plus there are many other resources for school and careers available at all hours.
Be sure to also check out kids’ activities and other online resources curated by library staff:
- Crafts and Activities
- Virtual Exploring
- Homework Help
Are you writing or creating art while you are home? The library would love to showcase your work online.
Submit your work at https://www.pvld.org/youngartistsauthors and check us out each day to see all of the amazing new submissions.
Visit libraries and museums around the world. Watch operas and Broadway musicals from your couch. See animals at the zoo without any crowds. Stay fit while the gyms are closed. And get self-care tips to aid your mental health. We may all be inside right now, but the world is at your fingertips to explore and more.
We also invite you and your family to share your Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak stories online with Your Story is the Peninsula’s Story. Parents and educators, please take this as an opportunity to help your students tell their stories.
L.A. County Library Resources
While L.A. County residents focus on physical distancing in the fight against COVID-19, we’d like to take a moment offer a few ideas on how to beat the blues, entertain kids, learn something new, or remain social - for free!
The following suggestions are brought to you by the L.A. County Library, the Department of Arts and Culture, and creative and resilient artists and organizations who are finding ways of creating and engaging with you (from the comfort of your own home):
For the young:
- Art webinars and online classes for youth
- One-on-one LIVE tutoring and homework help (Daily, 1 p.m.- 10 p.m.)
- Resources and engagement tips for teachers, parents and caregivers caring for children at home from school
- For the young at heart:
- Online art project tutorials and activities for adults
- Virtual programming, such as Book Talks (Coming Soon)
- Courses for learning a new language, photography, coding, resume writing, and applications such as Office 365
For all ages:
- Physical distance dancing
- 24/7 digital collection of hundreds of eBooks, audio books, music, movies, magazines for LA County Library cardholders
For more information on what L.A. County Library offers, visit lacountylibrary.org or reach library staff via:
- Phone: Locate your local library at https://lacountylibrary.org/library-locator/ (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 6:00 p.m)
- Text: (626) 394-4019 (Monday-Friday, Noon-6:00 p.m.)
- Email or chat at https://lacountylibrary.org/contactus/ (Monday-Friday, Noon-6:00 p.m.)
Stretch and Movement Guides
The Beach Cities Health District has produced guides with simple stretches and exercises you can practice to stay active while staying or working at home. Download the guides at the following links: