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Lowther Hall Nora Collisson Centre (Library): Remote Community: Relax and Rejuvenate

Read a book

What better way to relax and escape than reading? Read a library book or find a book in your house that you've always meant to read or that a family member recommends. Check out our collection of ebooks, digital graphic novels and audiobooks on the app Sora.

Can't decide what to read? Check out our All About Reading page for suggestions.

Make a book suggestion! We are always adding new books to our digital collection, but if there's a particular book you're keen to read, send us an email and we'll try and get it for you!

Looking for even more audiobooks? Audible have made hundreds of their audiobooks available for free. Check out all the available titles here.

Watch a Movie

Watch! We've curated some movie collections on ClickView. Log into ClickView and enjoy some downtime with your family.

Need help? If you need guidance using ClickView, check out our handy guide to using ClickView.

Make a suggestion! Is there a movie you're hanging out to see? Email us and we'll see if we can add it!

Listen and Relax

Put on your favourite relaxing or feel-good music and take a breather.

Alternatively, click on one of our suggestions below.

Explore a Museum

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Although their doors are currently closed, it's still possible to explore Melbourne Museum from home, get your science fix at Scienceworks, or discover what connects us as humans at Immigration Museum.

Museum at Home lets you connect, explore and learn more from your favourite museums every day.

Virtual Tours

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has recently released some amazing virtual tours of five different historic sites, with detailed 3-D imagery that allows you to “walk” by clicking hotspots along the structures’ floors.

Explore Egyptian history without leaving home, by visiting:

And something else!

Puzzles

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Need a new puzzle? Email us! 

Are all three puzzles finished? Let us know and we'll set up some more!

Up for getting active? Or feeling creative?

Click through to our Energise & Exercise page for ideas, videos, tips and tools to keep you active.

Feel like getting creative or crafty? Click through to our Make & Create page for ideas for activities you can do at home.

Storytime

Want to listen to someone read you a story? Click through to all things storytime!

Animal Live Streams

Enjoy nature or animals? Check out these soothing webcams from around the world. If there's nothing interesting happening on screen, track back in the video to see what you can find, or try another stream.

Meditate with Headspace

In stressful times like these, it's important for all of us to take care of our mental health. The Headspace YouTube channel has a range of videos to help you meditate, let go of stress & relax, including a playlist of videos designed to help you sleep.

The Headspace app includes a range of free content, including a 10 day mindfulness beginner's course. Headspace have also just released 'Weathering the Storm', which is a free collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises designed to help everyone through the current global crisis.