Teacher Resource Guide

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Class Visits and Tours

The Youth & Teen Services department offers library instruction, tours, booktalks, and opportunities for individual and group research. Please remind your students to bring their library cards for their visit so that they can check out materials and access our online resources during their visit. 

Please email youthservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org to set up a visit. 

Assignment Support

Lincolnwood Library can provide the following support for homework and projects:

  • Displays of materials related to the assignment
  • Booklists for whatever topic or genre you need
  • Collaboration with your school librarian to provide additional books
  • Classroom visits
  • Help if you’re not certain what you need. Just send us your lesson plan!

School Library Cards

Lincolnwood Library provides designated library cards to Lincolnwood schools via the school librarians, who place all requests for materials with the Youth & Teen Services Department. Teachers must go through their school librarian to check out materials on these accounts. See more information about loan lengths and library cards.

Digital Resources

Individual student and school library cards have access to our wide array of databases and digital resources such as TumbleBooks and Tutor.com.

Comics Plus - Children's Library

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With Comics Plus, you have unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga 24/7 on any device with no wait lists. The Children's library includes content appropriate for grades K-5.
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Hoopla

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Download or stream movies, TV shows, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and comics on your device. Enjoy a kids' mode, instant access, and automatic returns.
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Kanopy

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Stream thoughtful entertainment including documentaries, rare titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Access includes Kanopy Kids and Great Courses.
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Libby/Digital Library of Illinois

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Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, and more for all ages. The Digital Library of Illinois may also be known as Overdrive and Libby.
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Mango Languages

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Learn from over 70 languages with self-paced lessons, including English. Practice your pronunciation through interactive exercises with native-speaking teachers.
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NoveList

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Wondering what to read next? Find the perfect match using adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction book recommendations, lists, discussion guides, and author read-alikes.
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Tutor.com

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Access one-to-one learning solutions for students and professionals including homework help, professional development, training, and job seeking help.
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WorldCat & Statewide Illinois Library Catalog (FirstSearch)

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See what is available at libraries in the rest of the state and worldwide.
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