If you need materials on a particular subject, you can contact the library, tell us what you’re looking for, and we’ll collect them for you! It’s that simple!
Just a few notes about the program:
To request a Teacher Collection, please contact the library. Be sure to include any relevant specifications, including—but not limited to—age range, fiction vs. nonfiction, and date/time frame needed.
BadgerLink provides resources specifically chosen for educators, including—but certainly not limited to—teaching tools, lesson plans, research databases. (Please note, your library card may be needed to access this resource.)
NoveList K-8 provides users with book recommendations, read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more! There’s even a section entitled Especially For Working With Youth! (NoveList K-8 is provided by BadgerLink. Your library card may be needed.)
The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) is a study and research library of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The CCBC supports teaching, learning, and research related to children’s and young adult literature by providing informational and educational services.
If you are interested in forming your own book club, these sites offer information:
Additionally, the member libraries of Lakeshores Library System own a variety of titles on starting and maintaining a book club. Search for these in the catalog with the search term “book clubs”.
(Please note: the above book club resources are not specific to children’s materials.)