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NCC Library COVID Services Guide

Resources to assist students, faculty and the public with social distancing and distance learning measures

Virtual Fun!

Watch an Opera - The Metropolitan Opera is offering free opera streams. Expand yours horizons and watch a famous opera! They will air every night and be available until 3 pm the next day. Click on this link to find out the schedule for the week.

Visit a Museum -Take a virtual tour of museums both locally and around the world. Through Google Arts & Culture you can explore museums around the world.

Watch a Play

15 Broadway Plays and Musicals you can watch on stage from home! The plays Rent and Cats are just two of the options

Free Streaming Movies

Geoff Herbert from created a list of options for free movies on the following streaming services. Click on any of the service names to get to there website, or just look for them online.

— Vudu -- Free movies (with ads) currently available include “The Waterboy,” “Lethal Weapon,” “Hook,” “Son in Law,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” “Bull Durham” and “Dead Poets Society.”

— YouTube -- Free movies (with ads) currently available include “Over the Top,” “Hackers,” “Teen Wolf,” “WarGames,” “Get Shorty,” and “Crooked Arrows" (featuring cameos by some Syracuse lacrosse legends).

— Crackle -- Free movies include “Can’t Hardly Wait,” “Lawrence of Arabia,” “30 Days of Night,” “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,” “Glory,” “The Last Dragon,” “Blankman,” “Roman Holiday,” “Look Who’s Talking,” “Vice Versa,” “Clue: The Movie,” and “Blue Chips” (featuring a cameo by Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim).

— IMDb TV (must create free IMDb account or sign in through Amazon/Facebook/Google) -- Free movies include “Blade Runner 2049,” “Scooby-Doo,” “Escape From New York,” “Rudy,” “Short Circuit,” and “The Boondock Saints." You can also get TV series like “My So-Called Life,” “Alf,” “Columbo,” “The Rockford Files,” “Heroes” and “The A-Team.”

— Tubitv -- Free movies currently include “Minority Report,” “Legally Blonde,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," “Good Burger,” “Annabelle,” “Black Hawk Down” and “Failure to Launch.”

— Pluto.TV -- Free movies include James Bond films (like “Diamonds are Forever”), “The Professional,” “The Craft,” “Child’s Play,” “Leaving Las Vegas,” “Thelma & Louise” and “King Kong.”

— Shout! Factory TV -- Free movies include “Mystery Science Theater 3000” selections, “The Exorcist III” and a slew of B-movies.

Local Library Offerings

Many libraries are sponsoring online programs at this time. You can also check out ebooks using you library card from your home library. Click on either the Nassau or Suffolk link to connect to your neighborhood library. Nassau Libraries Suffolk Libraries

What NCC has to offer

Ebooks, magazines and videos available for NCC Staff and students – visit the library website to connect. Students will need to authenticate with their N# and portal password, faculty and staff use your computer login (Your Computer Login ID is up to 6 characters of your last name and your first initial, ex. John Smith would be smithj. Your password is the same as your NCC Portal password.)

Click on borrow an eBook to find the library’s ebook options. Click on stream a video to see the streaming video options.