Resources for Educators


When it comes to Educators and what they need in their classrooms and libraries, Anderson’s Bookshops has decades of experience working with schools finding the right book for any curriculum and any student: Pre-K-12.  So if you’re a teacher, librarian or administrator, we have the right book, at the right time for the right child.  

Here are some of the many ways we can be your book experts:

  • Over 40,000 titles in stock between our stores and warehouse
  • Expert help in choosing books for any curriculum, author study, or thematic unit
  • 20% discount for any educator for classroom use
  • Competitive discounts for classroom sets and bulk title purchases. 
  • Teacher Open Houses to showcase the best of what’s new-offered twice a year
  • Expert help in running at One-Book-One-School program, with great title selection
  • Speakers available for Institute Days or in-services book talks
  • Free promotional items available for classroom use at our annual teacher open house
  • Bookfairs to promote reading and fundraising
  • Access to complimentary author visits for bookfair partners
  • Pre-pub author events for educators and their students
  • Mock Newbery, Sibert and Caldecott programs for schools and students-with book talks
  • Andrea’s Angels - new and used free books for schools and educators to use for students in need of books at home
  • Exclusive Anderson’s events:  Our Annual Children’s Literature Breakfast, our Young Adult Literature Conference, Middle Grade Conference
  • Free delivery on local orders



Lorie Barber
Education Director

Sue Skells
School Accounts Coordinator, Naperville

Laura Evans
School Book Fair Coordinator

Kathleen March
Children's Manager, Downers Grove