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Curriculum Kits

Educators and parents borrow curriculum kits for a six week loan period so that students can use the materials as part of a unit of study. Each kit contains up to 30 books, audio, and videos based on popular study topics. Kits are geared for either primary, intermediate, or secondary grades. 

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Classroom Visits

Our librarian educators are available for classroom visits from September  through May. Fill out the  form below to schedule a classroom visit. You can schedule up to four visits per school year.

Please make sure to request all classes at least three weeks in advance. A classroom teacher must be present for classroom management. In order to maintain the best learning environment, classes are intended for a single classroom group unless otherwise requested. Please inform us in advance if classes need to be adapted for any special needs, i.e. hearing impaired or special education classes.

Library Field Trip

Schedule a field trip with your classroom to any of LPCPL’s library locations for tours or research projects. We can’t wait for your class to visit!

Classroom Visits

LPCPL educators will visit your class and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles that support Indiana State Standards in reading foundations, literature, and vocabulary. Teachers can even request a theme.

LittleBits: Synth Kit

Build a synthesizer and experiment with manipulating sound waves. LittleBits are pieces that connect magnetically to teach students about pitch, amplitude, and timbre.

Squishy Circuits

Learn about electricity and how to build basic circuits with dough and LED lights. See how energy can be transformed into light and sound.

Science Behind Superheroes

How does Superman fly? Why can Magneto control metal? Investigate the science behind your favorite heroes and villains.

 
 

Native Americans Of Indiana

Learn about the culture of the Northeast Woodland Indians through Native American stories, songs, games, and artifacts.

Bitsbox Coding

Students learn to program with Javascript by creating fun apps on a virtual tablet. For further skill-building, teachers can check out one of 3 Bitsbox Curriculum Kits to use in the classroom for up to 6 weeks.

Contact us

Would you like to learn more about Libraries 360? Fill out the form to connect with our team. We look forward to answering your questions.

If you would like to schedule a class, please provide the following information:

  • Name of Libraries 360 class you would like to schedule
  • School name
  • Grade and number of students
  • Preferred dates and times (three choices please)
  • Your name and contact information
  • Any special considerations or requests

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