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Using Your Library: For Educators

Learn more about all the the library has to offer: library cards, electronic resources, programs, computer use, building use and more. Also learn how to support your library as a volunteer or through the Friends, Foundation or Library Board.

Educator Library Cards

All Springfield Public Schools, Willamette Leadership Academy, Willamalane Preschool, and Headstart classroom teachers qualify for a free educator library card, regardless of where the educator lives. This card is specifically for classroom materials. Contact us for more information. 

Student Library Cards

Encourage your students to apply for their own library cards. Through our For Every Student a Library (FESAL) program, all students who live within the Springfield Public Schools district qualify for no-cost library cards. 

Classroom Books

We are always happy to fill classroom requests. Whether your students are working on their annual biography project or just need some reading material, we can check books out to your Educator's Library Card based on your requests. Contact us to make a request, today!

Curriculum Bins

Curriculum Bins are pre-selected collections of books, typically between 20-35 titles, themed on a specific topic. Examples include Weather, Poetry, and Biographies. We have various reading and interest levels, but if you don't see what you need in these Curriculum Bins, we're always happy to pull books to suit your needs; just let us know! Find the full list by searching "Curriculum Bin" in our catalog. 

Book Set Bins

We also have multiple copies of books in pre-arranged sets you can check out for classroom or book club use. We have many reading levels available. See the full list by searching "Book Set" in our catalog, or contact us for more details. 

Classroom Tours

Want to bring your class to the library for a field trip? We can provide a customized tour, booktalks, and more. Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour. 

Librarian Visits

Would you like a librarian to come talk to your students or staff, give booktalks, or talk about services we offer? Contact us to arrange a visit.

Special Events & More

We love participating in your special events when our schedule permits. Have a family night, community day. or other event coming up? We can customize our service and presence to your organization's need. Advance notice is greatly appreciated. 


TinkerTech Creativity Kits are designed to foster creativity in children ages 6 to 14. They feature easy to use technology that will allow kids to jump right in and start creating without being frustrated by a steep learning curve.

The technology is also easy to manipulate so that children with physical or developmental challenges can be successful creators.  They are also ideal for English Language Learners.

Contact us for more details or to reserve your kit. 

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