Euclid Public Library
Educator Newsletter
Welcome to Vol. 1, Issue 2 of the
Euclid Public Library Educator Newsletter!  

Thank you, Principals and Administrators, for sharing last month’s newsletter with your educators. We have many new subscribers, and we appreciate your partnership in making this happen! Please encourage your educators to sign-up.  
Educators: To receive this monthly newsletter directly to your inbox, please click here to sign-up. 
Click to see a web-based version of this and previous newsletters that you can email to parents and students. A lot of this information is pertinent to parents! 
November Educator Webinar:
We Have Access, Now What? Using Hoopla and Libby/Overdrive with Your Students 
Friday, November 13
11:00 AM

This year has been full of new learning experiences for you and your students. We know that you have already been learning many new technologies on your own, so we would like to invite you to learn from us. 

Let us help you and your students make the best use of Hoopla and Libby! This webinar is perfect for those who teach all ages. This webinar will be recorded and shared in the December Educator Newsletter for those who cannot attend. The webinar is limited to 100 attendees. Register here.

Were you unable to attend our October Educator Webinar: Change the Reading Assignment, Change the Student about ways to encourage your students to read and update your required reading lists? The webinar is now on YouTube. Click here to view.  
Learn How to Use World Book Student in the Classroom 
World Book Student contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites and correlations to state standards. This database even has a coveted citation builder, including APA, MLA, and Harvard formats. Watch this tutorial for a brief overview, so you are ready to share this useful database with your students!!
A Conversation with Jewell Parker Rhodes: Now on YouTube 
If you missed our conversation with Jewell Parker Rhodes on Wednesday, September 30, fret not! We have uploaded the conversation to YouTube. Please share with families or play for your students in the classroom. Click above to view the video.  
Enter to Win a Class Set of Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes! 

We have compiled a few class sets of 25 paperback copies of Ghost Boys and would like to give them to you! Enter our drawing for a class set here. Entries will be accepted through Friday, November 20, and the winners will be notified on Monday, November 23. 
Euclid Public Library Educator Card 
All Euclid educators can get an educator card! To get a card, you need to have a library card from any CLEVNET library, including EPL (click here for a list of member libraries) and present your photo ID.  

  • Educator cards are valid only at Euclid Public Library for Euclid Public Library materials 
  • Items for personal use may not be charged out on the teacher card 
  • Materials may be borrowed for six (6) weeks with some exceptions 
  • Limit of 50 items or $1,000 worth of materials per card 

Stop in and get your Educator card today! 
Did You Know? 
Did you know that you can visit, click on Youth Services, and see lists of new materials acquired by the Youth Services Department in the last 30 days? Scroll down to New Items for Youth to see available lists in our catalog. It’s like browsing the new books shelves from home! Please share this tip with your students and families. 
Virtual Library Programs for Teens 
Share this convenient PDF with your students in grades 7-12 and their parents. This document lists all our Teen programs through the end of 2020, complete with links to register for Zoom events or links to our social media pages for Live events. 

Registration links are clickable. We hope this ease of access will be convenient for your students, and we’ll get to see them more, albeit virtually! 
Upcoming Virtual Programs
Virtual Mad Science 
Wednesday, November 11
4:00 PM 
Is it magic? No! It's science! Calling all aspiring mad scientists to join us as we do experiments that are so incredible they seem like magic.  If you'd just like to watch, that's great. But if you'd like to do the experiments along with us, click on the Zoom link below to see a supply list. All ages welcome.  
Virtual Board Games:
Dungeons and Dragons One-Shot 
November 21
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Your imagination is your only limit in this adventure. Have you wanted to try Dungeons and Dragons but haven't had the chance? Are you a seasoned player who would like to play a game with a new group? Join in on this one-shot (self-contained, single adventure game). Ideal for ages 12-16.   
Virtual Unicorn Storytime 
November 23
4:00 PM 
Are unicorns real? Join us for stories, songs and fun with these magical creatures. All ages welcome. 
EPL Playlist
EPL Youth Services Staff have been busy creating videos that you can share with your students and their families! Click here to visit our Storytime Playlist. Check out everything else we have to offer on our YouTube page when you’re done! 

This month, enjoy Tandem Tales with Miss Christine and Miss Elizabeth as they read I Am Going by Mo Willems! and Ms. Temah's Book Discussion of Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Dear Martin by Nic Stone.