For Teachers and Educators

Educators, We're Your Partners in Learning.

Whether virtual or in-person, our librarians welcome the opportunity to cultivate a love of learning in your students. Find opportunities for exciting classroom visits, author experiences, research support and more on this page. 

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Thinking Outside the Books

Available remotely for classrooms, Thinking Outside the Books provides students in Grades 1-8 with research workshops and STEM technology online! Workshops can be adapted to suit the participating classroom’s current curriculum.

For more information or to book a workshop, contact Michelle Weinberg.


Hip Hop and Mental Health

Register your class for a lyric writing workshop that explores the intersection of music and mental health. Learn about the transformational power of hip hop and embark on your own journey of self-expression, discovery, and growth. Featuring spoken word artist, Noyz.

Holocaust Education Week with Author Edeet Ravel

Register your class (Grade 4-6) for a virtual reading and Q&A with Forest of Reading Silver Birch Award finalist Edeet Ravel, author of A Boy is Not a Bird and A Boy is Not A Ghost


Stories on Wheels

Let's grow a love of reading together! Our staff can provide interactive, live storytimes to children at daycares, preschools, and Ontario Early Years Centres.

Contact Central Library to book a virtual or in person visit, or send us a message here



Our STEAM Kits present a unique opportunity for hands-on learning with school-aged children. Use your RHPL card to check out a STEAM Kit from Central Library and discover topics like robotics, coding, optics, gravity, and more!

School Project Guides

Book lists, reference materials, online databases, and resources that can be used for elementary and middle school projects in social sciences, science, history, and geography.



In Library and at Home/Work Video Tutorial

Homework help has never been easier. Brainfuse offers live-tutoring to students (K-12) between 2-11 p.m. in math, science, reading, social studies, history, geography and language arts. Other services include writing labs, diagnostic testing and individualized flash card creation for studying.