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Purpose: This paper shares possible opportunities for librarians, faculty, and students with access to Google Classroom, and includes a discussion of its application and functionality in formation literacy sessions.

Design/methodology/approach: This article describes the functionality of Google Classroom with a review of its capabilities for providing information literacy instruction based upon hands-on use in several classes and observation.

Findings: Google Classroom streamlined delivery of materials with students in one-time and multi-meeting classes. Students appreciated its seamless integration with their university email accounts.

Originality/value: Librarians teaching classes often need to share introductory information, exercises, and supplemental materials with students. Google Classroom offers a simple platform for this purpose.