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How to Order Teacher Sets from MyLibraryNYC


It’s as easy as 1-2-3! Just follow these simple steps:

1. Log In at the Explore Teacher Sets page in the Library’s catalog using your MyLibraryNYC library card number (barcode) and PIN.

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Don't know your card number and/or PIN? Email us at or call us at 917-ASK-NYPL (917-275-6975). You will need an official New York City Department of Education e-mail address and you must be a teacher at a participating MyLibraryNYC school in New York City to receive a MyLibraryNYC library card and PIN.


2. Browse for teacher sets. There are thousands to choose from!

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3. Click "Place a Hold" when you find the teacher set you want.

You should then see your school as the pick-up location. Then, click "Confirm."

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That's it! Your selection has been ordered. Don't see the teacher sets that you want? Do you need a custom teacher set? Or do you need additional copies? Email us at or call 917-ASK-NYPL (917-275-6975).

Teacher sets are delivered in bright red bins, filled with 10–35 books covering a single topic for a specific grade level; or multiple copies of a single title for classroom use. Deliveries are made via UPS.  Allow at least two weeks for delivery of all available Teacher Sets to your school, although items may arrive sooner.

Delivery Questions? Email us directly at 


How to order individual titles


Today serving nearly 500 New York City public schools, MyLibraryNYC is an innovative new partnership between the New York City Department of Education and the city’s three public library systems—Brooklyn Public Library, The New York Public Library, and Queens Library.



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