Brooklyn Public Library offers educators a wide array of resources and services, both in our neighborhood branches and online. We encourage you to make BPL a partner in your classroom!

What can BPL do for you?

  • Arrange for your students to visit a branch or the Brooklyn Collection.
  • Sign students up for library cards.
  • Take advantage of fine-free and extended borrowing privileges for educators!
  • Access our many online Research and Learning resources (library card may be required).
  • Attend free, high-quality workshops and seminars at the Library throughout the school year, available to all educators.
  • Earn qualifying credit towards the New York State Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) 100 hours requirement.
  • Book a librarian for library orientations and card drives, booktalks and research lessons, professional development for educators, workshops for parents, and more! All sessions offered free of change at your school.
  • Download a full menu of school outreach services here.
  • Learn about the suite of educational services offered by our Brooklyn Connections team.
  • Send any school outreach questions to our Ask A Librarian service.

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