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Central High Library: Teacher Resources

Magnet Career Academy

Library Online Catalog: See what texts we have at CHS

Click here to search in our library catalog for a book you want to read or a topic you want to research!


Look here for millions of rights-cleared images.


Social Studies and Science digital packs arranged by topic that may include articles, images, videos, and primary sources. Articles are available in up to three different reading levels. A read-aloud option for students is also available. 

Original Sources

​Hundreds of thousands of primary source documents in history, literature, science, law, politics, religion, and more.


Hundreds of online ACT Prep bell ringers to use in both regular and magnet classes. Contact Ms. Layne, if you need the username and password.

Professional Library/CRC

Professional Discovery

Search the EBSCO Discovery Service:

EBSCO Discovery has a service that will search across many of the KYVL and district databases at once from one easy search box.


Reading Like a Historian

Over 130 document-based lesson plans that are free to download once you have created an account. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features a set of primary documents designed for groups of students with a range of reading skills.


Explore thousands of primary sources- letters, photographs, speeches, posters, maps, and videos. Discover activities you can teach with! All provided by the National Archives so that you can provide students with inquiry experiences.

KET PBS Learning Media

Provides access to thousands of standards-aligned digital resources with videos, images, interactives, lesson plans and articles. 



​Check-out their "Free to Use and Reuse Public Domain and Rights-Clear Content" as well as their "Teachers" tab which includes teacher-created lesson plans using Library of Congress primary sources. 

Louisville Free Public Library


Central High School
1130 West Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40203