During these strange times of isolation and uncertainty, everyone here at the USAHS Library would like to offer this digital care package as a reprieve from the stresses of academic life.

Wherever you are and whenever you need, visit this guide for fun and lighthearted resources to restore your sense of wellbeing, focus, and connection. You will find everything from recommendations for books and media, to library staff recipies, to self-care activities and resources.

The USA Library is here for you.

Movies and TV Recommendations

TV Shows

Chopped - Hulu 

Dead to Me - Netflix

Derry Girls - Netflix

Fleabag - Amazon

Great British Baking Show - Netflix 

Killing Eve - Hulu 

Nailed it - Netflix 

The Office - Netflix 

Parks and Recreation - Netflix

Superstore - Hulu 

TaskMaster - Youtube 

What We Do in the Shadows - Hulu 

 

eBooks for Relaxation and Leisure

A clock. Text states: "'But I have no time to read!' Short Stories on the Go".

Book cover of "The Dance Boots : Stories" Book cover of "The Deaf Heart : A Novel" Book cover of "Viewing Room" Book cover of "Annie Muktuk and Other Stories"
Book cover of "Listen & Other Stories" Book cover of "Reality by Other Means : The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow" Book cover of "Asleep Awake Asleep : Stories" Cover of "Conjurer and Other Azorean Tales"

A human skull. Text states: "eBook Dreadfuls"

Book cover of "At the Mountains of Madness" Book cover of "Blood Thirst : 100 Years of Vampire Fiction" Book cover of "Frankenstein" Book cover of "Grave Predictions : Tales of Mankind's Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian and Disastrous Destiny"
Book cover of "Dracula" Book cover of "The Yellow Wallpaper" Book cover of "The Complete Short Stories by Edgar Allen Poe"  

 

Shelves of comics. Text states: "Looking for Comic Relief: Comics and Graphic Novels".

Book cover of "Lantern City Vol. 1" Book cover of "Good Riddance : An Illustrated Memoir of Divorce" Book cover of "Darkroom : A Memoir in Black and White" Book cover of "Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation"
Book cover of "Jim Henson's The Power of the Dark Crystal Vol. 1" Book cover of "Feathers #1" Book cover of "Gustave Doré : Twelve Comic Strips" Book cover of "7 Generations : A Plains Cree Saga"

 

A cutting board with a tomato and kitchen knife. Text states: "Quarantine Kitchen Inspiration"

Book cover of "Great Scandinavian Baking Book" Book cover of "Cafe Brenda Cookbook : Seafood and Vegetarian Cuisine" Book cover of "Swedish Table" Book cover of "Storied Dishes : What Our Family Recipes Tell Us about Who We Are and Where We've Been"
Book cover of "Barossa Food" Book cover of "Great Whole Grain Breads" Book cover of "The Diabetes Cooking for Everyone : 250 All-Natural, Low-Glycemic Recipes to Nourish and Rejuvenate"  

 

 

Free Entertainment

The National Theatre (UK) uploads a free full length recording of a play to their YouTube channel every Thursday.

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is rotating a selection of free plays on their YouTube channel.

Netflix has uploaded selection of full episodes of shows, like David Attenborough’s Our Planet, to their YouTube channel.

Episodes of The Joy of Painting available for free from the official Bob Ross YouTube.

Patrick Stewart has been reading a Shakespeare sonnet a day on his Instagram.

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Staying on Track

How to stay on track

Create a To-Do List

To Do List

Manage Your Citations
Organize Your Research
Study Music

Alexia's Express Fajitas

Alexia's Express Fajitas

Matthew's Chicken and Roasted Butternut Squash

Matthew's Chicken and Oven-Roasted Butternut Squash

Matthew's Tilapia with Cilantro Sauce

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Alexia's Express Nachos

Alexia's Express Nachos