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Resources for School of Education

K-12 Resource Center, Lower Level of Lavery Library

All K-12 materials were purchased with SoE majors / future teachers in mind.

There is no limit to the number of materials a patron can borrow at a time.

Most K-12 materials checkout for a 28-day period.


Lavery Library's K-12 collection includes a variety of types of resources:

  • picture books
  • chapter books
  • nonfiction books ("Dewey books")
  • magazines
  • big books
  • puppets
  • manipulatives and a variety of kits
  • board games
  • formal assessments
  • teacher resource books & study guides
  • K-12 textbooks

...and more!

K-12 Resources during the Library Building's Renovation

A visual describing the information in the section above, detailing where various K-12 materials are located during the library building's renovation.

K-12 level databases

Use the link below to access the K-12 level online databases offered through Lavery Library.

  • BrainPOP & BrainPOP Jr.
  • Britannica & Britannica Escolar
  • CultureGrams
  • Explora (Elementary, Secondary, Educator's Edition)
  • Gale in Context (elementary and middle)
  • International Children's Digital Library
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
  • PBS LearningMedia New York (freely available; just create your own account)
  • TeachingBooks
  • TumbleBooks Library & TumbleBook TeenBookCloud

We also have trial-based access to the following databases:

Email if these passwords don't work; they change frequently.

Stacia's library session materials

Please email with issues (broken links, missing info) & they will be addressed as soon as possible.