Staying Active

Libraries are livestreaming activities for mindfulness and to help keep you moving while you are at home. This list will be updated as more become available. You can find more events through the new statewide events calendar.

Library Activities:

Boston Public Library: Lunch Break Yoga, Tuesdays at noon, and Friday Unwind Gentle Yoga, Fridays at 4pm

Turner Free Library, Randolph: @Home website has free resources to keep those at home busy, Turner Free Library @Home

State Lands:

As long as you are following the proper social distancing guidelines, it is okay to go outdoors for some fresh air during this time.

Although facilities such as visitors centers, playgrounds, and bathrooms have closed at state parks, the parks remain open and accessible to the public. The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) website has a list of parks where you can take explore the outdoors. In addition to state parks, Mass Department of Fish and Game sites also remain open and accessible.


Looking to try your hand at growing vegetables or flowers? The Unversity of Massachusetts Extension School has guides on getting your garden started.

Other Free Resources:

Getting Started

Storytimes and Activities for Kids

eBooks and Audiobooks






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