RelaxThese are stressful times and its healthy to make sure you are taking time to relax and decompress. Here’s some resources and ideas to help you chill and calm nerves.

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HeARTs to homes - Walton Arts Center presents family-friendly performances on Saturdays at 6 pm.

Virtual Stage - Walton Arts Center presents resources to virtually experience the performing arts. 

Storyline Online - Videos of actors reading children’s books.

Storytime from Space - Listen to astronauts read books from space.

Meditation  - From the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

Stress and Coping - From the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Provided by Bentonville Public Library (BPL):

Audiobooks and eBooks – Download audiobooks and eBooks to your mobile device, tablet or computer.*

Freegal - Free streaming music with 24 hours of streaming during the COVID-19 crisis.*

Flipster – Digital copies of your favorite magazines from Bentonville Public Library.*

NewsBank – Read local and national newspapers from Bentonville Public Library.*

Access Video On Demand – Just for Kids - stream educational videos, music and interactive activities that are kid-safe & ad-free. Featured networks include Dr. Seuss, PBS Kids, Reading Rainbow, Sesame Street and more!*

Access Video On Demand – Master Collection - stream videos, DIY clips, documentaries, classic stories, biographies and more.  Featured networks include A&E, BBC, History, National Geographic, PBS, TED and others!*

*BPL library card or student Tech Card required – email Bentonville Public Library for help at (Parental advisory recommended on Downloadables.)


  • Use an essential oil diffuser for aromatherapy.
  • Snuggle up with a weighted blanket.
  • Take a bubble bath.
  • Download and use a meditation app.
  • Listen to podcasts.
  • Read a book.
  • Listen to someone else read a book (many celebrities are posting videos of them reading books).


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