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Teachers

 

Welcome to the Bartlett Public Library District!

Resources and services are available for teachers and their students. The youth collection serves infants - 6th grade. The teen collection serves students in grades 7 - 12.

  • Fiction & Nonfiction Books

  • Magazines

  • Books on CD & PlayAways

  • DVDs & Music CDs

  • Puzzles & Flashcards

  • Video Games

  • Discovery Packs

  • Kits for Families in Change

  • eBooks

  • Nooks

  • Laptop (for students 13 years or older)

The Parenting collection serves parents and teachers.

  • Educational Activities

  • Resources for Children’s Literature

  • Childcare Strategies

  • Child Development

 

Research eSources

Login to our eSources & Helpful Websites Page
Remote access is available for all Bartlett Library card-holders 24/7.  Patrons visiting the Library have access on our public computers.

  • CultureGrams - State and country information.   Includes background, customs, and lifestyles of the world’s people.

  • LearningExpress Library - Instructional and test preparation source that offers tutorials in math, reading, writing and computer software.

  • New Book of Popular Science - Science and technology.

  • NoveList K-8 Plus - Find books using different search criteria: Lexile readability, plot description, author, read-alikes, etc.

  • ProQuest Discovery - Online full text articles from electronic journals.

  • World Book Encyclopedia - Online version.

 

School Library Card

A school Library card allows authorized individuals to borrow materials to supplement their curriculum.  The principal of the school completes an application each school year that includes a list of authorized users.  The card is kept on file at the Library.

 

 

Classroom Collections

Teachers may check out up to twenty items for their classroom. (We reserve the right to limit the amount of materials requested on one topic.)  Please remember, the Library can only be a supplementary source of materials for your classroom. If you would like our assistance in selecting materials, place your request in advance by calling Youth & Teen Services. We will be better able to meet your needs with advance notice. Materials will be held for pick up.

 

 

Assignment Alerts

Assignment Alerts give the Library a clear understanding of class assignments and allow us to select appropriate materials for in-house use.  Materials are kept on an assignment shelf for the duration of the assignment. Assignment Alerts may be given by phone, email (youth@bartlettlibrary.org), or in person. Reserving items assures that materials will be available for your students.  We can also create bibliographies for classes that need materials on a certain subject or genre.

 

 

Class Visits and Tours

Please call the Library in advance to schedule a Library orientation, storytime, book talk, or a presentation to coordinate with class topics.  You may also schedule librarians to visit your classroom. Call Youth & Teen Services for more information at 630.837.3348.

 

 

Common Core

Kindergarten RL K.3

3rd Grade RL 3.2

Kindergarten RL K.7

3rd Grade RL 3.3

1st Grade RL 1.3

4th Grade RL 4.5

1st Grade RL 1.5

4th Grade RL 4.6

2nd Grade RL 2.2

5th Grade RL 5.3

2nd Grade RL 2.3

5th Grade RL 5.9

2nd Grade RL 2.4

6th Grade RL 6.7

2nd Grade RL 2.9

6th Grade RL 6.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computers

The computer lab is available for Library related hands-on instruction of the Library’s catalog and other online resources.  Please call in advance to book a class visit with a librarian.  The Library also offers WiFi access and public computers for Microsoft Office and Internet.  There is a fee for printing.

 

 

Useful Website

Museum of Science & Industry Classroom Resources - http://www.msichicago.org/education/educator-resources/

 

 

The staff will be happy to answer any questions and assist you and your students with the many resources available at the Library.  We look forward to hearing from you.  

 
Bartlett Public Library District
800 S. Bartlett Road
Bartlett, IL 60103
Main: 630.837.2855
Adult: 630.837.3560
Youth & Teen: 630.837.3348
Questions / Feedback
askus@bartlettlibrary.org
Library Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday-Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm