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The Curriculum Materials Library provides K-12 educational resources, services, & equipment for check out and use by Grand Valley State University faculty, students, alumni, and the surrounding community.

Our collection is located in two locations. The Curriculum Materials Library (CML), located downtown Grand Rapids in the Richard M. DeVos Center, houses a diverse collection of puppets, teaching aids, big books, print materials and educational machines.  The second half of our collection of K-12 print materials is housed on the 4th floor of the Mary Idema Pew Library on the Allendale Campus.

Student Jobs

Are you interested in working at the Curriculum Materials Library?  There are student worker openings for the winter 2017 term.  Check out the job description below, fill out an application and bring it to the Curriculum Materials Library. 

Job Description:

Assist patrons with locating books, periodicals or other support materials using the library online catalog. Check materials in and out and re-shelve returned materials. Must be able to operate and train patrons with laminating, binding, button making, poster making, and Ellison die cutting machines. Training will be provided. Other job duties include, assisting with collection maintenance, answering the telephone, operating a cash register, as well as, all other duties assigned. A variety of shifts are available from 9–9, M-Th., 9-4:30, Fri. & 1-5, Sat. & Sun. Education majors preferred.

CML Job Application

Hours

Regular Hours:

  • Mon - Thu: 9:00a - 9:00p
  • Fridays: 9:00a - 4:30p
  • Saturdays: 1:00p - 5:00p
  • Sundays: 1:00p - 5:00p

Holiday Break Hours
Dec. 17, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017

OPEN
9:00a – 4:30p
Mon., Dec. 19 – Thurs., Dec. 22, 2016
Tues., Jan. 3, 2017 – Fri., Jan. 6, 2017

CLOSED
Sat., Dec. 17 & Sun., Dec. 18
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016 – Mon., Jan. 2, 2017
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017 & Sun., Jan. 8, 2017

REGULAR HOURS RESUME
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017

 

Collection, Equipment & Supplies

Collections:

  • Textbooks – K-12
  • Teaching Aids
  • Puppets
  • Magazines – K-12
  • Big Books
  • DVD’s / Videos
  • Professional Tests

 

Equipment:

  • Binding Machines
  • Button Maker
  • Cutting Boards
  • Ellison Dies
  • Laminator
  • Poster Makers

Supplies:

Paper Supplies available for purchase

Supplies Price List

Group Study Space:

There are 4 large tables available for you to work on your projects or study.

Contact Us

Curriculum Materials Library
Rm. 201A DeVos Center
401 West Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
616.331.7084

Pew Campus Map

Donna Oster, Library Specialist
Curriculum Materials Library
Rm. 201A DeVos Center
401 West Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616.331.7084
osterd@gvsu.edu

Rita Kohrman, Education & Juvenile/YA Librarian
Steelcase Library
401 West Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616.331.2622
kohrmanr@gvsu.edu