We aim to support teachers in the classroom–from classroom cards and book bundling services to classroom visits and tours, find resources that enrich your students’ learning.
Services for Teachers
Request books and DVDs to fit what you’re teaching
Book Lists for Kids and Families
Themed book lists to browse from home
Bring the Library to You
Invite us to visit
A library card for teachers with no limits or late fees
Rotating exhibitions are often on display at YDL-Whittaker and YDL-Michigan
A Community Read for kids & families
Bring your group to the library
Themed sets of books and educational toys
Kits for adults
Multiple copies of great books with discussion prompts
Read, Learn, Explore
Services to Support your Students
Research Tools for Students
ABCmouse Early Learning Academy is an engaging online curriculum for children ages 2–8+, including reading and language arts, math, beginning science, social studies, art, and music. Enter your YDL card number to create an account.
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.
Get live homework help from real tutors every day of the year. From algebra to writing feedback, students in grades K-12 can access free help from any device, including mobile apps.
Get online access to World Book Kids, as well as the Spanish-language version.