Children : For Schools & Teachers

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For Schools & Teachers

The Library offers many services to Seattle-area elementary schools, preschools and daycare centers.

Children's librarians can:

  • Provide information about the Library's Global Reading Challenge for 4th and 5th grade Seattle classes.
  • Help you organize a school tour for your class at the Central Library or your local branch
  • Visit your school to talk about new books, summer reading programs and our free Homework Help service.
  • Help you find an online reading list of recommended books on a variety of topics
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Institution cards:

Institution cards are special Library cards offered to individuals who are employed at schools, day-care centers, and other non-profit organizations. Institution cards have a higher borrowing limit than other Library cards. The institution agrees to take responsibility for any Library material the employee uses in support of their work. Contact the Library to request an institution card for your school or classroom.



To find out what Library location serves your school or for more information, please email us or contact:


The Faye G. Allen Children's Center
Level 1 - Central Library
1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-386-4675


Or your local branch.



Children's resources are at all Library locations