Resources for Teachers & Educators

Elementary, middle, and high school teachers online resources.


Civil War & Abraham Lincoln Kits for Teachers

The Library now has two high school level kits available for learning about the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln.  Email us at or call (505) 768-5131 to reserve a kit for your high school classroom or group.  Kits include DVDs, music CDs, books, posters, discussion questions, a resource book, and more.

Abraham Lincoln Kit


Online Resources

Online Resources for Teachers available with your library card

Traveling Trunks

Traveling Trunks

traveling trunksThe Traveling Trunks are a great way to bring history alive for your students.  These rolling suitcases include artifacts, documents, and lesson plans that make it easy for your students to experience life along the Santa Fe Trail, traveling with Lewis and Clark, living through the Great Depression, and much more.

See more detailed information about available trunks.  You can reserve a trunk for up to three weeks by emailing or calling (505) 768-5131.

Get an online access card for your classroom

Get an online access card for your classroom.
  1. Visit the Customer Service office (M - F, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.) at the Main Library, or your closest branch.
  2. Fill out a library card application with your school details.
  3. Provide a photo id and proof of being a teacher (school ID or pay stub).
  4. Library staff will send your application to Customer Services with a copy of your school ID/pay stub.
  5. Customer Service will email you the library card number that you can use to access online resources in your classroom.


Visit Radcademy™

Radcademy is the place to learn all about medical imaging and radiation therapy – how it works, what it’s used for and who performs the exams. Featuring resources designed for teachers and students this site includes a mini-curriculum, lesson plan, worksheet and quiz. Use it in classrooms, sciences camps or after-school clubs.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists is the world's largest and oldest membership association for medical imaging technologists and radiation therapists - and it is right here in Albuquerque.

The ASRT also has an amazing museum and archive with interactive displays and educational exhibits (open to the public by appointment). The museum traces the progress of medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals from the discovery of the x-ray up to today.

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