Welcome to the Orion ThinkLink Teacher Request Portal! Please use the form provided below to request an Orion ThinkLink Service. Your OTPL Library Liaison will be in contact within 24 hours. The following services can be easily requested by filling out the from below:
OTPL librarians are available to visit your classrooms in person or via Zoom with various types of presentations, including storytimes, book talks, author studies, genre studies, and more. Please allow 7-10 days from the request to plan and prepare for each visit. Librarians can visit your classroom up to one time each month. This service is offered October – May.
For more details on types of visits, see our 2021-22 ThinkLink Services Offered document (pdf).
To better serve you and your students, please inform us if students need to use physical or digital library resources for an assignment. Depending on if you need physical or digital material, we can pull out materials or create a virtual bookshelf to share with your classrooms. Digital material will be delivered virtually, and physical material can be picked up curbside. We will need 3 days notice to gather materials. This service is offered from September – May.
One of the most popular services requested via ThinkLink is the delivery of books to your classroom. Books can be on a certain topic, subject, or general broader idea. The library provides many different types of media for use in the classroom, including books, audio books, story and STEAM kits, magazines, DVD, and more. Your material will be checked out to you and delivered within one week via your OTPL liaison. Materials can also be picked up in person. This service is offered September – May.
Question / Comment
Please let us know of any other questions of comments you may have about our ThinkLink services offered. Thank you!