Brooklyn Public Library offers educators a wide array of resources and services, both in our libraries and on the web. We encourage you to make BPL a partner in your student's education. On our website, you can:
- Arrange a class visit for your students.
- Get library cards for your students.
- Access our rich print and digital collections.
- Explore our special events and services.
- Browse our Digital Teacher Packet.
Teacher Library Card
Teachers from public and independent schools, licensed childcare centers, and special education programs can apply online for a Teacher Library Card. Learn more and sign up!
- Educators can create playlists of activities tailored to their lessons and invite students to a "class" with a class code. Educators can track their students' progress.
- Students can create an avatar and "level up" the more they play.
- Parents can also log in and connect with their children to set goals and rewards for them.
- All free for educators, free for parents, and free for students. Simply create a free login to get started.
For participating teachers and school librarians: download guides and resources, find booklists, and request support. Let us help you make MyLibraryNYC a success at your school. More Info >
Brooklyn Public Library's colorful Kidsmobile, a children's library on wheels, visits schools, child care centers, Headstart, afterschool programs and community events. Click here to schedule a Kidsmobile visit to your school.
Brooklyn and the Civil Rights Movement
A FREE Teacher Workshop
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Central Library, Brooklyn Collection
Explore the Brooklyn Collection's original Civil Rights materials with expert historian Brian Purnell. Each participant will take home an extensive packet of resources that can be used in the classroom. See the recent Brooklyn Collection blog post for more information about this and other upcoming professional development opportunities in 2015: http://bklynlib.org/ProfDevelopment2015
Check back for special events for educators regularly or join our teacher email list by contacting YouthandFamily@bklynlibrary.org.