Resources for Educators & Caregivers

Teaching and caring for kids in Oak Park? We are here to support you, your students, and your families.

Student watching teacher on laptop

Educator library cards give you access to more

  • Need to renew your educator card? Call 708.383.8200 »
  • Don’t live in Oak Park? Every teacher, teaching assistant, daycare provider, and school staff member working in Oak Park can get an educator card. Let’s get started »

Request resources be delivered to you

Do you want physical library items (such as books, movies, and artifacts) delivered to your school or daycare? Request delivery and pickup of books, kits, artifacts, or other library materials for your school or daycare group »

Bookmark sites for learning

Here are a few of our librarians’ most requested online resources, by age and grade:

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Learning through play

Borrow items that go beyond traditional library materials—learning through play for early learners and grade schoolers, and reading and recording kits, devices for teens and adults. See what’s available for hands-on learning »