Get a Library Card!
In addition to standard resident library cards, YDL offers:
- Classroom cards for teachers
- Student eCards (no parental signature required)
- Non-resident cards for school employees
School Support Resources
Book lists, online lessons, math help, audio books, and more! Click below for a list of free tools to help with at-home learning.
Book Club Kits
Multiple copies of great books with discussion prompts
Bring the Library to You, Virtually!
Invite us to visit online
A library card for teachers with no limits or late fees
College Application Essays
Write your way into college with 826
Rotating exhibitions are often on display at YDL-Whittaker and YDL-Michigan
A Community Read for kids & families
Year round garden activities
In-person or online
Keeping Kids Safe Online
Find tips to keep kids safe online
Book lists, movies, and activities for all ages to increase understanding about race.
Saturday Afternoon Adventures
Find new places, topics, and books to explore
Read, Learn, Explore
Research Tools for Students
Arts, biography, business, current events, geography and culture, health, history and social science, science, and math.
Practice exams and eBook study guides for GED, ACT, SAT, ASVAB, nursing, and others; includes computer skills training videos.
Current events and issues, such as gun control, global warming, and capital punishment, are explored with pro/con viewpoints and interactive maps and articles in this tool for persuasive essay writers.
Animals and social studies come to life in this easy-to-navigate and visual learning tool for youngsters pre-K and up.
More than 4,000 full text articles covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, the environment, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, and wildlife.