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Download a Media Universe

To beat shelter-in-place boredom, quarantined clans may need to look no further than the Internet Archive (, which has millions of free books, movies, software programs, music albums, podcasts, and lectures available for download or streaming. (Not everything is appropriate for families, so search with care.) In response to the pandemic, the Archive has created a National Emergency Library, which contains books specifically for remote teaching and research while schools and universities are closed. Check it out at