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Teachers' 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 | For students of any grade | Class offerings by grade and age

Teacher Toolbox

for teachers of any grade

Please call or complete this online form at least three weeks in advance. 

Homeschool teachers, please call your nearest branch liaison about making curriculum connections with your students. 

*Book Group in a Bag
We have hundreds of titles for all ages, in bags of 10 copies, which can checkout for 6 week loan. Click here to learn more.

*Classroom Carryout
CRRL instructors gather curriculum support materials tailored to meet your students’ needs for use in your classroom. 

*Faculty/Parent Presentation
Introduction to the best specialized online research tools and resources for you and your students. 15–45 minutes.

*Library Lowdown: Teacher Newsletter
A quarterly newsletter, highlighting new information and resources. See past newsletters in the Archive

Teacher Library Card
Maximize the power of your library card! Ask us about fine-free checkouts!

Character Education Booklists
CRRL instructors handpicked books to coordinate with character education themes.

Reader's Theater
A free lesson plan.

SOL Connections
A database of over two-thousand works of children's literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning. Connections also includes links to primary sources in the Library of Congress American Memory Collection. Maintained by Fairfax County Public Schools.

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

for students of any grade

At least 3 weeks in advance, please call your elementary or middle/high school liaison or complete this online form.

*Back to School and School Orientation
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
More than books, access includes eBooks, eAudios and specialized research tools. Ask for applications, and we will mail library cards to your students’ homes.

*Summer Reading Club Classes
A lively auditorium style class emphasizes that summer reading equals summer learning.

Specialized Online Research Tools can be found at

Class Offerings by Age and Grade