Teachers & Homeschool

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Educators and Homeschoolers: Preschool Through Grade 5

Materials for Classroom Use 

Teachers can request items by topic or author for classroom/group use. Please give us seven days advance notice to pull the best materials for your needs.

Complete the Preschool-5th Grade Teacher Request Form.

Children's Online Resources and Homework Help

The Library offers 24/7 access to online resources including Student Research resources and Online Learning resources. Naperville Public Library cardholders can access these resources from anywhere. They are available to all customers from within the Library.

Early Literacy

Naperville Public Library wants every child in Naperville to be given the best possible chance to succeed. To help accomplish this goal, the Library has adopted Every Child Ready to Read®, an early childhood literacy program developed by the Public Library Association. To find out more about the Library’s early literacy services, including presentations to parents and teachers, please contact a children's services librarian below.

Plan a Visit to the Library

School, preschool, daycare, and scouting groups are welcome to visit the Library. Visits last about 30 minutes and include a storytime and a walking tour of the Children's Department. Please schedule your visit at least two weeks in advance.

  1. Nicole Lawton

    Children's Services Librarian - Nichols
    Phone: 630-637-6125

  1. Erica Cullinan

    Children's Services Librarian - Naper Blvd.
    Phone: 630-637-2204

  1. Erin Shinneman

    Children's Services Librarian - 95th Street
    Phone: 630-637-4966

  1. Peg McGarel

    Children's Services Associate -Nichols
    Phone: 630-637-6116

  1. Lynne Johnson

    Children's Services Associate - Naper Blvd.
    Phone: 630-637-2944

  1. Christine Feddor

    Children's Services Associate - 95th Street
    Phone: 630-637-4973

Educators and Homeschoolers: Grades 6 Through 12

Materials for Classroom Use 

Teachers can request items by topic or author for classroom/group use. Please give us seven days advance notice to pull the best materials for your needs.

Complete the Grades 6-12 Teacher Request Form.

Student Online Resources & Homework Help

The Library offers 24/7 access to Student Research resources and Online Learning resources to help with middle and high school assignments. Naperville Public Library cardholders can access these resources from anywhere. They are available to all customers from within the Library.

School Visits by Library Staff

Please contact the school services librarian listed below or the Library location closest to your school to schedule a visit. Librarians can provide presentations or materials for in-service meetings, institute days, study skills night, or open house events.

  1. Maisie Iven

    Teen Services Librarian - Nichols
    Phone: 630-637-6152

  1. Jessica Tarnowski

    Teen Services Librarian - Naper Blvd.
    Phone: 630-637-2238

  1. Katie Parfitt

    Teen Services Librarian - 95th Street
    Phone: 630-637-4950