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Teachers and Educators

Teachers, homeschooling parents, child care providers, and group organizers – KPL has a range of services and collections available to help you and your students. At this time, we will not be providing library tours or visiting locations until further notice. However, we would love to visit your class virtually! Please contact us if you would like to schedule a virtual visit.

Can we get library cards?

Yes. For teachers, please print the registration form. Make copies for your students and send them home. Include your name and school name at the top, so we know which school the cards are for. When you have collected the completed forms from parents, drop them off at your local library.

Students who have had cards in the past may not get new cards. Students who have lost their cards, but have no books checked out and owe no fines, will get a replacement card for free.

Visiting the Library

Library visits include stories and a tour, with general information about library services. We can include activities, research assistance, or book talks, depending on the needs of your group.

Book a visit to the library

Have the Library Visit You!

We are also able to visit you and your group, to give a presentation about the library and all it has to offer. To arrange for a visitor from the library to come to your school or event, please fill out the online request form.

Book a visitor from the library

For more information, please contact:

Lindsey Skeen
Manager, Children's and Teen Services
519-743-0271 x280
Lindsey.Skeen@kpl.org

 

Educator Kits

Do you need resources for your classroom? Are you homeschooling and looking for books to help supplement at-home learning? The Children’s and Teen Services staff is happy to help!

Let us know what you are looking for and we will put together a kit of 10 resources to help with your student’s learning. Kits are filled on a first come first served basis. Resources are limited.

Request an Educator Kit

 

Science Literacy Week

Do your kids love science? Are you looking for resources that help you engage in science literacy and learning? The Children’s Team has put together a list of books to connect you with all kinds of science themed topics and ideas.

Jay Hawkins
Anna Claybourne
Paige V. Polinsky
Marfé Ferguson Delano
Elsie Olson
Martin Kratt
Ishani Nandi
Diane Swanson
Colleen Hord
Kari A. Cornell
Sean Connolly
Cathleen Shamieh
Shaila Brown, Laura Sa...
Seymour Simon
Caroline Bingham, Ben...
Bobby Merce
Loren Bailey
Ella Hawley
Irene Kelly
Veronica Thompson
Chris Earley
Deborah Coldiron
David Ezra Stein
Christa Schneider
Rob Bowden
Kate Messner
Steve Parker
Rebecca Felix
Bobby Mercer