TNRL works to provide educators with useful resources and services that support literacy and student learning. Book a class visit, borrow a literacy kit and browse our online resources for educators.

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We want all grade 3 students to have a library card! Check out how you can get your class involved.

Class Visits

All of our libraries welcome class visits. Visiting your local library is a great way to introduce students to the wide variety of resources available to them for free from the public library.  Visits are tailored to different age groups to provide the best possible experience for each class.

Early Literacy Kits

Are you introducing new concepts to a primary class? Check out our Early Literacy Kits! They cover a range of topics, from Colours to Gender & Identity. Each kit includes 10 books, along with related materials like puzzles, puppets, or CDs, and suggestions for crafts and activities.

Juvenile Book Club Kits

Working on novels studies or reading circles? Borrow one of our Juvenile Book Club Kits. Each kit includes 10 copies of a novel and an audio copy, as well as discussion questions. Most kits are suitable for students aged 9-12.

Classroom Resources

Bibliothèque numérique by Cantook Station

Bibliothèque numérique by Cantook Station is an online collection of French-language eBooks and eAudiobooks. Great for adults, teens, and children!

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Explora Primary

Explora Primary is designed for students and teachers with reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.


ScienceFlix™ is an online resource that focuses science content for students in grades 4-9. Each of the 30 ScienceFlix units focus on subjects relating to science, technology, and engineering.



Tumblebook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.


Ideas from the Blog


(More) Free eBooks and eAudiobooks!

You may already be familiar with TumbleBooks, one of our online reading databases for kids, but the creators of TumbleBooks have just made some of their other databases freely available for library patrons right now! The best part is, there are no waitlists with these titles. So if you’re craving a book for teens, an audiobook, a romance, or some math books for children check these out!

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Home Learning Resources

School Library Journal has put together an amazing list of resources for Online Learning. If an enormous list sounds a little overwhelming to you right now, we’ve highlighted our favourite very resources for teachers, parents, and children right here.

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