Educators

Class Visits: We always welcome teachers and students to visit our library. If you’d like to set up a visit, find information and the request form here.

Megan Lambert Podcast: Listen to a presentation given by Megan Lambert, instructor with the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons College and program designer at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

Homework Alert: Let us know about upcoming assignments and projects happening at your school to ensure we have enough materials for students.

Resources for Teachers

Various materials available to educators, including databases, services, books, periodicals and more.

Databases: We offer several databases teachers and educators could use for research and current topics. Check below for some examples, but find all databases here.

Educator’s Reference Complete: Full-text periodicals for teachers and school administrators. An iCONN database.

Academic One File: Provides articles from leading journals and reference sources. Covers the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other academic subjects

NoveList: A database of 135,000 fiction titles that allows readers to find authors similar to their favorites, to explore genres such as thriller, romance, detective-mystery, and to create lists of prize-winning books.

Expanded AcademicASAP: Designed for research in all academic concentrations, including social sciences, humanities, science and technology, with coverage from more than 1,400 journals. An iCONN database.

Menu of Services: Fairfield Public Library strives to make the lives of both students and teachers a little bit easier. We offer several services and resources to help them succeed in school and reading. Find a PDF including contact information, services and descriptions.

Kiwanis Parent-Teacher Room: Find books, periodicals and DVD’s dedicated to education and parenting, as well as a large Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA) collection.