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Here Are 15 Coloring Books That You Can Download and Print For Free

You can download FREE coloring books from 15 different museums and libraries across the world!

These coloring books are super cool and since they are inspired by museums and libraries; it counts as school right?

Being stuck at home isn’t the greatest thing in the world, but coloring books help pass the time for both parents and children! So keep reading for 15 FREE printable coloring books!

  1. New York Academy of Medicine Library Coloring Book 2020

The New York Academy of Medicine is home to one of the most significant historical libraries in medicine and public health in the world, safeguarding the heritage of medicine to inform the future of health. The Library is dedicated to building bridges among an interdisciplinary community of scholars, educators, clinicians, and the general public, and fills a unique role in the cultural and scholarly landscape of New York City. Serving a diverse group of patrons—from historians and researchers to documentary filmmakers to medical students and elementary school students—the Academy collections serve to inform and inspire a variety of audiences from the academic to the public at large.

2. Boston Children’s Hospital Archives Program Coloring Book 2020

The Boston Children’s Hospital Archives was established in 1993 to acquire, preserve and make available the historical records that document the ongoing history of Boston Children’s, its staff, support personnel, patients and families.

3. Getty Research Institute Coloring Book 2020

The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts and their various histories. The Research Library is one of the largest art and architecture libraries in the world, with general collections including almost 900,000 volumes of books and special collections including rare books, artists’ journals, sketchbooks, architectural drawings and models, photographs, and archival materials.

4. University of Sussex Library/The Keep Coloring Book 2020

The University of Sussex Library Special Collections, based at The Keep in Brighton, has over 180 archive collections, including a Rare Book collections of over 3000 volumes, 24 of these books were printed before 1501.

5. Nickels and Dimes, Northern Illinois University Coloring Book 2020

Nickels and Dimes contains more than 7,500 dime novels, a format of inexpensive fiction popular in the United States between 1860 and 1915, which have been digitized from the collections of Albert Johannsen and Edward T. LeBlanc at Northern Illinois University.

6. Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library Coloring Book 2020

The Center for the History of Medicine in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine is one of the world’s leading resources for the study of the history of health and medicine. Our rare books, manuscript and archival collections, artifacts, and audiovisual materials attract a global audience of researchers. Our mission is to enable the history of medicine and public health to inform healthcare, the health sciences, and the societies in which they are embedded.

7. Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Coloring Book 2020

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the principal repository for early manuscripts and rare books and for literary manuscripts in the broad fields of literature, history, art, theology, technology, and the natural sciences.

8. Boston Athenaeum Coloring Book 2020

 Founded in 1807, the Boston Athenaeum is a distinguished membership library and cultural institution with a long history at the center of intellectual life in Boston. The library holds more than 600,000 volumes with strengths in history, biography, and literature, as well as fine and decorative arts. Notable holdings include primary materials on the American Civil War; the largest portion of President George Washington’s library from Mount Vernon; an extensive collection of contemporary artists’ books; and numerous artworks, including portraits of notable Americans such as Hannah Adams and Alexander Hamilton, and by artists such as Gilbert Stuart, Allan Rohan Crite, and Polly Thayer Starr.

9. Queens’ College Library Coloring Book 2020

Queens’ College Library supports learning and research undertaken by Queens’ students. Founded in 1448, the Old Library holds a fine and hugely significant collection of c. 30,000 early printed books and manuscripts dating from the 12th to 19th centuries.

10. Cambridge University Library Coloring Book 2020

About the Cambridge UCambridge University Library is one of the major research libraries in the world. Our holdings of over 8 million books, manuscripts, maps and journals cover all possible subjects, including some outstanding special collections. The Library is open to members of the University of Cambridge and international research communities, and we also serve our local community. Thousands of items are available fully digitised in the Cambridge Digital Library, including many of the books and manuscripts available in this colouring booklet.

11. Lake County Public Library Coloring Book 2020

The Lake County Public Library System is the third largest library system in Indiana. The purpose of the library is to provide the highest quality informational, educational, cultural, and recreational resources and services to residents of all ages in the Lake County Public Library District. In addition, the Lake County Public Library System provides technology, innovative programming, outstanding customer service, and a well trained and motivated staff.

12. The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary Coloring Book 2020

The Burke Library is one of the largest theological libraries in North America, with holdings of over 700,000 items, including extensive special collections. The mission of the Burke Library is to identify, acquire, organize, provide access to, interpret, and preserve for the future information in the field of theology and contextually related areas of study. Furthermore, the Library supports the specific instructional and research needs of Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University and provides resources for the scholarly community in theology and related areas of the humanities and social sciences.

13. New York Society Library Coloring Book 2020

Founded in 1754, New York City’s oldest library is a thriving community of readers, writers, and families. We are open to all for reading, reference, and many events. We have a circulating collection of over 300,000 books, and also maintain Archives and Special Collections.

14. Washington State Library Coloring Book 2020

 Connecting Washington through the power of libraries.

15. Biblioteca i Documentació, Universitat de Lleida Coloring Book 2020

The University of Lleida Library and Documentation Unit is a resource centre for learning, teaching and research. The unit has the task of providing resources and services related to the world of information and technologies that support learning, teaching and research. It also facilitates access to and dissemination of bibliographic records and collaborates in the process of creating knowledge.

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