Curriculum Library

The Jerry Falwell Library has an extensive curriculum collection, which is housed in the Curriculum Library on the terrace level next to the Archives and Special Collections.

The Curriculum Library supports the School of Education by providing access to a variety of instructional resources, including K-12 teacher edition textbooks and teaching materials for pre-school through grade 12. Educational games, manipulatives, and models enhance the collection. An extensive selection of juvenile titles provides reinforcement for classes in Children's Literature, Adolescent Literature, and curriculum development.

Materials on educational theory and research can be found in the main collection of the Jerry Falwell Library.

Visit our Curriculum Library Guide for more information on Curriculum Library materials.

The Collections

Books in the Curriculum collection can be searched in the JFL Catalog.


Easy/Everybody (E)
Fictional picture books for all ages, plus board books, pop-up books, alphabet books, and counting books.

Children's Fiction (FIC)
Independent reading fiction titles for children in grades 1-6. Classics, award winners, Christian fiction, and contemporary titles.

Young Adult Fiction (YA)
Fiction titles for grades 7+. Classics, award winners, Christian fiction, and contemporary titles.

Children/Young Adult Biography (B)
Individual and family biographies for children and young adults of all ages.

Children/Young Adult Nonfiction (Dewey)
Bible stories and books about history, science, art, sports, language, mathematics, and technology written in vocabulary that children can understand.

Educational/Children's Periodicals
Many educational journals are available online; hard copy subscriptions are housed in the main library. Current issues of several children's magazines are housed in the Curriculum Library.


K-12 Teacher Edition Textbooks (CUR)/Teacher Resource Materials (TRM)
A wide variety of teaching methods and publishers; both secular and Christian points of view. Many sets of texts include: teacher's editions, workbooks, transparencies, and other guides for creating lesson plans. Big books, posters, games, and manipulatives for many subject areas.

English-Second Language (ESL)
Materials that assist international students with English language acquisition and help prepare teachers who will work with ESL students.

Standardized Tests
A wide variety of testing materials designed to measure aptitude, achievement, and learning styles.