In addition to our Children’s, Young Adult, & Professional collections, ORLA offers many other resources for teachers. Additional resources include STEM Kits, Virtual Programs, Digital Resource offerings, & school outreach opportunities.
STEM KITS in the classroom
Free to borrow, easy to use, & making your next lesson awesome.
programs in the classroom
Completely virtual. Always accessible.
Library Call is a Dial-a-Story service that offers children and families access to weekly recorded stories featuring expert children’s librarians and storytellers. This service is free to the public and available from any phone. The library encourages parents to transform everyday moments into fun and easy literacy opportunities. Waiting at the doctor’s office? Need a few extra minutes to cook dinner without interruptions? The library can support you by offering your child an engaging recorded story while they wait. Dial (878) 788-7980 or click the button below to listen to a weekly story in English.
digital resources in the classroom
Use our free offerings in your curriculum.
Fiero Code is a self-paced, cloud-based learn-to-code software that can be used by kids at home, and in ORLA's Code Club programs. Whether a coder wants to learn how to make a website for their favorite band, or an app that makes sound effects, Fiero Code has the roadmap to get them there. It’s fun, engaging, gamified, & ultimately helps kids take ownership over the entire experience.Access Now
Explore the selection of resources on POWER Library This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.Access Now
Borrow eBooks and audiobooks – anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card! OverDrive provides access to the most digital content available anywhere. Check out items from our collection or search the entire OverDrive collection for titles to recommend.Access Now
Mango Languages creates lovable language-learning experiences for libraries, schools, corporations, government agencies, and individuals. Learning with Mango is organized, practical, and totally painless. And the most important part? It actually works.Access Now
Are you ready to use technology to make the world a better place? These self-paced, online courses include the same content taught by Cisco experts in classrooms around the world. The Networking Academy offers a comprehensive learning experience that includes online curriculum, assessments, case studies, games and simulations that are all delivered through their cloud-based learning and collaboration platform.Select a Course
librarians in the classroom
Request a visit from one of our libraries.