Celebrating Our Unsung Heroes and Heroines

In celebration of National Nurses Month and National Teacher Appreciation Month, our fabulous Circulation team put together a virtual display of books and movies for and about these unsung heroes and heroines. 

YouTube Videos Celebrating Teachers

A Thank You Letter to Teachers

Thank a Teacher

I Love My Teacher Lyric Video

You Have Made a Difference Song


Available on Overdrive/Libby

A Boy I Once Knew by Elizabeth Stone

I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had by Tony Danza 

The Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes


Available on hoopla


Lucky to be a Teacher by Louise Chickie-Wolfe—ebook

Teachers are Heroes by Mark Anthony Garrett—ebook

The Inspired Teacher by Donna Quesada–

Thank You Teacher by Holly & Bruce Holbert–

The Exceptional Teacher’s Handbook by Carla F. Shelton, Alice B. Pollingue–


Hoopla movies:

American Teacher

Music of the Heart

Teacher of the Year


Available on Netflix:

Freedom Writers-movie

Teach Us All-movie


YouTube Videos Celebrating Nurses

Thank You, Nurses

Nurse Appreciation

Thank You, Health Care Workers

Tribute to the Frontline COVID-19 Health Care Workers


Available on Overdrive/Libby:

Call the Nurse: True story of a country nurse on a Scottish Isle by Mary J. Macleod

The Nurses by Alexandra Robbins


Available on hoopla:

Nursing School by Mary Haws—audiobook

A Dog Walks into a Nursing Home by Sue Halpern—audiobook

Nursing Beyond the Bedside by Susan Lowey—ebook

The Country Nurse Remembers by Mary J. MacLeod–ebook 

Born to be a Nurse by Carole E. Rogers–ebook

The Nurses of Lark Lane by Pam Howes—audiobook

Anatomy of a Super Nurse by Kati Kleber—ebook

A Story of the Red Cross by Clara Barton–audiobook


Available on Netflix:

Call the Midwife-series

Grey’s Anatomy-series

Nurse Jackie-series