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Parent and Educator Resources

Teacher Assistance

Teacher Assistance

Teachers can submit requests to library staff for collections of items for use in the classroom.

Daycare and School Visits

Daycare and School Visits

Bring your school to visit the Library or have the Library come to you!

Teachables

Teachables

Find resources for your classroom using an online database of activity sheets, lesson plans, and more for teachers, daycare providers, and other educators.

Dial-A-Story

Dial-A-Story

Visit Dial-A-Story every week to hear a new story read for you by one of our MCPL staff members.

Freegal Music

Freegal Music

Download and stream free music for kids including Disney favorites, storytime songs, nursery rhymes, Dr. Suess, and more.

Grow A Reader App

Grow A Reader App

Download the new app for parents and caregivers to find books, events, and other fun literacy activities to do with children.

MUZZY

MUZZY

Build language skills by learning words in other languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, German, and more.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Explore the world, nature, cultures, and more through videos, pictures, books, and magazines.

Early Learning by Worldbook

Early Learning by Worldbook

Explore activities, videos, stories, and games to learn new things, including animal facts.

Be a Learning Hero

Be a Learning Hero

Learning Heroes partners with trusted experts bringing you information and resources to help your child succeed in school and life. 

Note: bealearninghero.org is an external website and not associated with MCPL.

Children's Core Collection

Explore recommended children’s books through grade six.
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Middle and Junior High Core Collection

Discover children’s books for grades five through nine.
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NoveList K-8 Plus

Find new adventures and recommendations.
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Books and Reading

Select appropriate reading materials for children and find thematic units and ideas for incorporating material into the classroom.

Download a printable booklet of the online resources for kids.

Educator's Reference Complete

Access resources from the Department of Education.
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Teacher Reference Center

Find resources for research, best practices, and more.
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Careers and Education

Research articles and other current information about teaching, such as methods, assessment, and curriculum development.

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