For Teachers

Classroom research

Have a classroom theme or project coming up? The children’s librarians can pull books on topics from our library collection or from within the South Central Library System. Please contact the children’s department with your request at 608-845-7180 or vplyouth [at] Please include your name and the name of your school or preschool, the topic(s), age or grade level of students, number of books you would like, fiction and/or nonfiction, and the date needed. If you would like the library to place holds on items not on our shelves, please include your library card number as well.

Classroom cards

Fine-free classroom cards are available to teachers in the Verona Area School District and Day Care Centers in the City of Verona. Please contact the library for more information at 608-845-7180 or vpl [at] (vpl@)vpl [at] (

Library visits

If you would like to bring your class to the library for a tour, story time, research project, or any other reason, please call 608-845-7180 or email mgehrke [at] (mgehrke[at]veronapubliclibrary[dot]org) to schedule a visit.




Full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays; plus author biographies, summaries, etc.

NoveList K-8  or NoveList Plus

For fiction reviews and annotations, author read-alikes, what we're reading, book discussion guides, book talks, and annotated book lists.



Free downloadable audio books, music, and videos for use with computers & mobile devices.

Original, up-close profiles of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of book readings, guides to thousands of titles, and resources on children's and young adult literature.