Teacher Resources

Teacher ResourcesTeacher Collection Request FormSTEAM Kit Request FormEducator Cards

Welcome, Teachers! Manitowoc Public Library is proud to offer resources to enrich learning and enhance your classroom experience. Need materials for an upcoming unit, reading assignment, or on a particular topic? We are happy to put together a staff-selected collection of books/DVDs/CDs/toys tailored to your needs. MPSD staff can even get the collections delivered to your school (check your truck delivery schedule for weekly drop-off dates).

Want to bring hands-on STEAM learning to your classroom? Manitowoc Public Library also has classroom packs of popular tech toys like Ozobots, Dash & Dot robots, Snapinos, 3D Doodler Pens, Makey-Makeys, Osmos, Bloxels, and Squishy Circuits available to check out and use with your students! Our STEAM kits come with instructions and ready-made activities that make them convenient tools for fun, hands-on learning.

Check out the links on the right to access Read-a-Long Books, free online tutors, free language learning tools, and more! Can’t find what you are looking for? Want to book a class visit with your friendly neighborhood librarians? We’d love to hear from you! Please contact the Youth Department at mplyouth@manitowoc.org.

Teachers, instructors, daycare providers, homeschoolers, and other adults who work with children and students in the Manitowoc-Calumet Library System are eligible for Teacher Cards!

The following materials may be checked out on Teacher Cards for one eight-week period (no renewals):

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Toys
  • Flannelgraphs
  • Concept Kits
  • Audiobooks
  • Music CDs

Special Loans:

  • STEAM Kits Loan period depends on availability/demand. Please see our STEAM request kit.
  • Youth Book Kits (6 weeks). $1.00 per day late fee.
  • DVDs (14 days). $1.00 per day late fee.
  • ILL (Interlibrary Loan) items from outside the Manitowoc-Calumet System have varied loan periods and overdue charges.

All items may not be renewed and are subject to late/lost/damaged fees.