Reading Public Library » For Teachers

64 Middlesex Ave. | Reading, MA 01867 | 781-944-0840

For Teachers

Teacher Cards

  • These cards are for teachers working in Reading at public or private schools.
  • Materials checked out on teacher cards must be for class assignments only.
  • With this card, teachers get a special 8 week loan period on Reading Public Library books and materials. (Does not apply to materials from other libraries.)
  • There is a 1 week loan period for DVDs and videos. Longer loan periods can be arranged, if necessary.
  • There are no fines for overdue items. The school is responsible for paying for lost or damaged items.
  • Don’t forget to get a PIN. This code is necessary to access your account from home.
  • See our Teacher Loan Policy for more information.

Services for Teachers

Curriculum Support

Contact us if you need multiple copies of the same book. We can gather books, videos, DVDs and magazines that will support your lessons. Keep your check-out receipts and you will have a ready-made list/bibliography for future use.


Materials can be sent directly to your school via the school courier. No need to find time to stop by the library!

Classroom Visits

We are happy to offer literacy support to your students. Examples of this are booktalks and storytimes.

Tell Us About Assignments

We can help you and your students by setting aside necessary materials for upcoming assignments. Please fill out the form below: