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Teacher's Place

As your partners in education, we provide a variety of classes and resources for you, your students, and their parents.

All are described below, or print our Curriculum Connections guide (PDF).  

For teachers of any grade | Classes for every student | Homework Help and Research ToolsClass offerings by grade and age

Teacher Toolbox

For teachers of any grade

Book Group in a Bag
Multiple copies of the same title are available for an extended checkout period. 

Classroom Carryout
CRRL researchers gather curriculum support materials tailored to meet your students’ needs for use in your classroom. Don't forget to renew every 2 weeks!

Library Lowdown: Teacher eNewsletter
A quarterly newsletter that highlights information and resources for elementary, middle, and high school teachers. Sign up here

Teacher Library Card
Education grows with the power of your library card! Ask about fine-free checkouts for both your professional and personal needs.

Reader's Theater
A free lesson plan.

Standards of Learning
The Virginia Department of Education provides the complete text of the Standards of Learning, as well as instruction, training, and assessment resources.

Kids and teen booklists created by library staff, including character education booklists. 

Classes for every student

For all services below, at least 2 weeks in advance, please call your elementary or middle/high school liaison or complete this online form.

Back to School and School Orientation
The library brings a table of information including library card applications and relevant resources.

Field Trips
CRRL instructors share wonderful books, introduce resources, and provide an in-depth tour. 

Library cards
Besides print books, access includes eBooks, eAudios, eMagazines, and specialized research tools. Ask for applications, and we will mail library cards to your students’ homes. Children's and teens' materials are now exempt from late fees.

Summer Reading Promotion
A lively auditorium-style class emphasizes that summer reading equals summer learning.

Homeschool Teachers
Please call your elementary or middle/high school liaison about making Curriculum Connections with your students.  

Homework help and research tools

Online Tutoring from Credo Online Reference
Free homework help for grades 3-12 in science, math, reading and writing, plus SAT prep. Click on the "Homework Help" tab at the far right of your screen. 

Testing and Education Resource Center
Students strengthen academic and test-taking skills for familiar standardized tests such as AP, SAT, ASVAB, GED, and more.

Mango Languages
Online language learning allows students to hone skills or develop new ones.  

eBooks, eAudios, and eMagazines
Collections available for homework or reading skill development and maintenance. Download to your SMARTboard and share with the entire class.

See a complete list, including Encyclopedia Britannica, National Geographic Kids, and more, at librarypoint.org/research




Class Offerings by Age and Grade