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Welcome to the TeacherZone

This is your first stop for finding information to help you educate your students.  You'll find information about Library services to teachers, lesson plans, links to great teaching resources, and resources for your students. 

Choose to Read Ohio 2017 & 2018

The State Library of Ohio, Ohioana Library Association, and Ohio Center for the Book are pleased to announce the 20 books selected for the 2017 & 2018 Choose to Read Ohio booklist.Read More »

Buckeye Book Award Nominees for 2016

The children and teens of Ohio have nominated their favorite recent books for the Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Awards Read More »

ALA Youth Media Awards Announced

BOSTON - The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults ; including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, and Newbery AwardsRead More »

Idea Exchange

New Teaching Materials

We have just added two new lists of books and other materials to our Teaching Materials page. What is your favorite new book or other resource to use in the classroom? Read More »