Grafton Public Library

Teacher Portal

Welcome, educators! We are so excited to serve you and your students. Please don’t hesitate to let us know how we can help.

NEW DATABASE: TEACHABLES

Scholastic Teachables is a digital collection of worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more for grades Pre-K to 8! Formerly known as Scholastic Printables, Teachables offers printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.

Search by topic, browse a list of subject, click Family Hub for resources by grade, or enjoy the featured seasonal and relevant collections on topics like fall, Halloween, and voting!

Log on to Teachables from home, work or school with your Grafton Public Library card number (14-digit barcode) and PIN! Not sure of your PIN or need to reset it? Call 508-839-4649 between 10am-4pm, Mon-Sat for a reset!

ASSIGNMENT ALERTS

Tell us what your class is working on and how we can help with classroom collections, displays or reserves at the Library, online LibGuides to resources, Pinterest booklists, and more!

  • Call 508-839-4649 x 1812 to alert Library staff about an upcoming assignment
  • Email banisters@graftonlibrary.org to alert Sarah about an upcoming assignment

SCHOOL VISITS

We’d love to send our staff to your school for Library Card Drive, classroom visits and booktalking, summer reading program promotion, database lessons and more!

  • Call 508-839-4649 x 1812 to request a visit from a Library Staff Member
  • Email banisters@graftonlibrary.org to alert Sarah about an upcoming assignment

LIBRARY TOURS

We’d love to show you the resources in the Children’s Room. A tour may be a general Library orientation or focus on a specific topic or upcoming assignment.

KITS & GAMES

The Library has a collection of puzzles, kits and modern, authentic board games that can be aligned with curriculum frameworks, including Goldie Blocks, Story Cubes, Scrabble, Apples to Apples, Ticket to Ride, and Pandemic.  They are available for checkout.

HOMEWORK HELP

We offer the following databases for children:

  •   Kids InfoBits contains kid-friendly topics in eBooks, articles, video and audio format, at a grade K-4 reading level. Searching is more visual. It’s perfect for resources school reports!
  •   InfoTrac Jr. Edition contains reference materials, newspaper and magazine articles, encyclopedia articles and eBooks on student research topics. It’s ideal for grades 4-8.

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Encyclopedia Britannica’s Children’s Public Library and Elementary School interfaces offer guided searching on topics like animals and geography, and contains multimedia and articles at a K-4 grade level, while the Middle School interface for grades 5-8 has keyword searching and how-to help on writing research papers, book reviews, science reports and presentations.

 

 

  • Freegal  offers streaming and downloadable music, including historical and world music. Stream up to 3 hours a day, and download up to 3 mp3s per week to keep!

These databases can be accessed with your Grafton Library card:

Pronounciator logoPronounciator is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.

 

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Schloastic Bookflix is a collection of animated picture books–stories and information–for grades K-3. Our license covers home and library use only.

 

 

 

Scholastic Teachables  is a collection of digital materials — activities, worksheets, mini-books — for Pre-K to grade 8 students.