Teacher Support Resources

Douglas County Libraries offers a variety of services and tools to support educators throughout the school year. Here are a few ways we can help you in the classroom, and with making learning fun for your students.

Scholastic Teachables

A teacher’s best friend! This pre-K to 6th grade resource provides high-quality worksheets and lesson plans from Scholastic, plus:

  • Ready-made collections that accommodate the learning requirements of all students.
  • Mini-books for every subject and grade.
  • Learning games, fun projects, activities, and more.

Try it now.

Services & Experiences

Book an Archivist – Our Archives & Local History staff can talk up local history in your classroom.

Page to Stage – DCL takes literature-based children’s theater to K-5 students in Douglas County schools.

Epic Reads – Our youth librarians visit schools throughout the year to recommend specially chosen books for students in grades 1-8.

Book Bank – Get free books for teachers


Visit our Parents & Teachers page to learn more about these great teacher resources:

Resources by Request – Request books, DVDs and audiobooks on any topic or genre and we’ll compile your “shopping list” for easy pickup.

Library Tours – Bring your class to the library to see how the magic happens!

Educator eNewsletter – Our eNewsletter is full of useful tips and ideas to help you prepare for each new semester of the school year. Sign up here.

School Liaison – Connect with a DCL liaison assigned to your school.

Kanopy – Instructional films, K-12 lessons, and more are available online.

Voiceseducation.org – This site provides great resources for educators.

Research Databases – Access a variety of databases for expanded research and learning.

For more information about DCL’s educator support services and resources, visit DCL.org/parents-teachers or call (303) 791-7323.

2 thoughts on “Teacher Support Resources

  1. This is wonderful! How do we access the Scholastic Teachables? It looks like you have to have a subscription. Is there a login for library card holders?

    1. Hello! You can access Scholastic Teachables from our website using your DCL library card number and PIN. Use your full 14-digit card number and four-digit PIN (usually the last four digits of your phone number).

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