School Services

Request Materials and Visits

Request Materials

Place requests and check-out materials for your students with the help of Library staff! Materials have a six (6) week loan period with an automatic three (3) week renewal. Submit requests to When requesting materials, please indicate:
  • Teacher name
  • School
  • Grade
  • Titles and/or subjects needed
  • Number of items
Also, please let us know if you prefer to pick up your materials at the Drive-up or in the Lobby. For District 205 schools, you can opt to have materials (except kits) delivered on the District 205 van according to its delivery schedule. If you choose to pick up your materials in person, please bring your school I.D. Please allow two (2) business days for material requests. We will notify you when materials are ready.

Request Visits

We offer many types of visits that can be scheduled in your school or classroom, or visit us at EPL.

Visit Guidelines

  • Visits can be in-person or virtual (live or pre-recorded)
  • Times will vary; classroom visits tend to be 25-35 minutes per group, depending on the age and number of students and the type of visit, while visits to EPL are approximately one (1) hour
  • All visits are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Requests must be received at least four (4) weeks in advance
Please allow two (2) business days for initial follow-up on visit requests.

Contact Us

Katie Stringwell
Early Childhood Services Librarian

Heather Forster Jensen
School Services Coordinator (Grades K-5)

Fiona Dolce
Middle School Coordinator (Grades 6-8)

Libby Mercado
Teen Librarian (Grades 9-12)

For general inquiries, please contact us at


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