Curriculum Library

  • Example of children's materials available at Briggs Library.
  • Briggs Library has various curriculum materials for use.
  • TREC is a collaborative effort with Morris Area Schools.

The purpose of the Curriculum Library is to serve the needs of the students and faculty of the Division of Education and to provide resources for current and prospective teachers. In addition to supporting UMM’s teacher education program, community educators and children are also invited to use Curriculum Library materials.

Located on the third floor of Briggs Library, the Curriculum Library consists of several distinct collections.

The Children’s Literature Collection  is made up of easy/picture books, as well as fiction and nonfiction sections written for children and young adults. The Children’s Literature Collection is cataloged and arranged according to the Dewey Decimal Classification.

The Teacher Education Collection consists of elementary textbooks, secondary textbooks, teaching aids and kits. The materials in these sections are arranged by curricular area and further subdivided by publisher or producer.

The TREC bookcase houses materials donated to the library by the Tutoring, Reading, Enabling, Children (TREC) program. TREC is a collaborative effort of the Morris Area Schools, the UMM Office of Community Engagement and other community partners. This library collection focuses on literacy instruction for readers ages kindergarten through third grade and includes both fiction and non-fiction titles. The books in this collection are included in Pounce and include the TREC designation at the top of the call number label.

Both TREC books and those in the Children's Literature collection are available for checkout for two weeks loan. A Briggs Library card is required to check out the materials.