Student Success Library Initiative
What is the Student Success Initiative?
The Student Success Initiative is a collaboration between Thompson School District (TSD) & Loveland Public Library (LPL). The Student Success Initiative allows ALL TSD students K-12 to easily access LPL’s online research databases & eBooks, physical library materials for checkout and our technology & innovation computer labs via their school district student ID.
Opt-Out Deadline: September 30th
Start Date: October 5th
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How do I sign-up?
You are automatically enrolled in the program. The instant access will begin Monday October 5th for all TSD students K-12.
How many items can I check out right away?
You can check out any 3 items from the Loveland Public Library right away. In order to check out more items will need to visit the Library Customer Service desk to upgrade your card for FREE.
For students under the age of 11, you will need a parent to accompany you. Students 11 and older are encouraged to bring their student ID card in order to upgrade their library card.
What if my child already has a library card?
You do not need to opt out of the Student Success Program if your child already has a card. Your child’s original Loveland Public Library account will be linked to this program so your child can utilize both their district login or their original physical library card when using our services and materials.
What fines are there if items are returned late?
Loveland Public Library does not charge late fines. The only thing we charge for are damaged or never returned items.
How do I place a hold?
Step 1: From your web browser, visit lovelandpubliclibrary.org and click “Book Search” or simply go to https://loveland.flatironslibrary.org/
Step 2: Type in the keyword or book title or author of the item you are looking for
Step 3: Our library catalog will pull up results of all the items that have that keyword or title.
Step 4: Scroll through the list to see items and then the formats that are available. You can also see things like, how many copies the library owns, if that exact item is “on shelf” or “checked out”.
Step 5: Once you find the item you are looking for click the blue button next to the format you want.
Step 6: Follow the prompts to access the book and/or place the eBook on hold.
How do I find an eBook?
You now have access to eBooks that are available from the Loveland Public Library catalog AND you can now get eBooks from our many online platforms, such as the Audio Book Cloud and TumbleBooks library.
Step 2: Type in the keyword or book title or author of the eBook you are looking for.
Step 3: Our library catalog will pull up results of all of the items that have that keyword or title.
Step 4: Scroll through the list to see items and then the formats that are available.
Step 5: Once you find the EBook you are looking for click the blue button next to the Ebook.
Step 6: Follow the prompts to access the book and/or place the eBook on hold depending on availability of the item.
What new databases do we now have access to?
Overdrive (Libby app), Sora, PebbleGo, Tumblebooks, Tumble Math, Audio bookcloud, Kahoot, EBSCO, Pronunciator, Hoopla, Kanopy, RBDigital. You can find descriptions of each of these resources on our Databases page.
Can I come into the library?
Yes! We are open 10-6 M-Th, 10-5 Friday & Saturday and we offer curbside pick-up! We do ask that everyone over the age of 10 wear a face covering and practice the 6ft safety distancing while in this community space.
How can I stay informed about existing services and upcoming offerings?
What if I want to opt-out of this program?
While the Student Success program lets your child gain access to homework help, online databases and eBooks from the safety of home, and numerous enrichment checkout-ables at the library, we realize you might not want this. If you DO NOT want your student(s) to participate in the program, then please complete this opt-out form by Wednesday, September 30 at 8pm.