Teachers

In light of the evolving concerns of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Governor’s direction on mass gatherings, the City of Inglewood is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of our community and our employees.
The Inglewood Public Library will be closed until further notice.  
All library programs and events have been cancelled.

ONLINE RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS

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Our Children’s and Young Adult Librarians are available to help you with your library needs.  

If you work for a school that is located in the City of Inglewood, you can call to schedule a visit from a librarian to come to you.  You can also schedule a time that you can bring your class to the Main Library or the Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library for a special program.

Library Services for Teachers:

This is a sample of the services we can offer you in your classroom or in a class visit to the library:

  • Storytime Programs
  • Class Visits to the Library for a Library Orientation program
  • Booktalking new Children’s Books
  • Graded Booklists
  • Booklists on specific topics 
  • Faculty Meeting Presentations
  • Back to School Night Presentations
  • Career Days!
  • School Festivals
  • Summer Reading Program Promotion


Resources for Teachers:

  • BookFLIX: An online literacy resource that pairs video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.  BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and early learning.  
  • Britannica School:  This is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High. Provided courtesy of the California State Library.
  • Census - American FactFinder Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic information.
  • Children’s BookLISTS: Created by our Children’s Librarians, these list book suggestions by genre and age. 
  • Social Studies Fact Cards – California Edition: A research resource for students in grades 4 – 8. Social Studies Cards provides facts and figures about topics for California including Indians, Ranchos, Explorers, Missions, Counties, and Governors.
  • Teaching Books.net: This site aims to empower every reader to connect deeply with a book, gain new insights and understanding from the author, and thoroughly experience the joy of reading.