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Educator Services

Teachers’ Cards

Any school educator (K – 12), preschool educator, librarian, daycare instructor or homeschool educator may apply for a teacher’s card.

We do not collect fines for overdue materials, however, you will receive notices for overdue items. If more than 10 items are overdue, more items cannot be checked out on the card.

Please note, materials that are overdue for an extended period of time may be considered lost, and teachers will be responsible for paying fees and/or providing replacement materials for lost or damaged items.

Teacher, Parent & Caregiver Collections

Are you a teacher, homeschooling parent, or childcare provider who has a special theme coming up and needs a collection of books or DVDs to support your lesson? We can help! Just fill out one of the forms listed below and we’ll do our best to accommodate all requests. Please give us at least 10 days to prepare your collection.

A staff member will call you when your collection is ready for pickup. Collections will be held for seven days past that date.

Failure to pick up a teacher’s collection twice within a year may result in suspension of teacher card privileges for the remainder of the school year.

Teacher’s Collection Request Form

Parent & Caregiver Collection Request Form

Ellison Die Cut Machine

Public access to our Ellison Die Cut Machine is available at the Northside Branch. We do request that you bring your own paper for the Die Cut Machine.

List of available Ellison Die Cut shapes

Additional Resources

Teachers are encouraged to contact the library with advance notice of upcoming assignments or project requirements so that staff may order additional materials for students to access.

We offer library tours, school visits, and parent/teacher education and curriculum materials at our Main and Northside locations.

For questions or to apply for a teacher’s card, please contact the Youth Services Department at or call 740-702-4145.