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happy young girl with booksLending Library

Looking for new ideas for art? science? math? Need some suggestions for positive guidance? How about nutrition or allergies?

The Lending Library at Child Care Connection is the place for you! We have over 200 different resources (books, videos, and DVD's) available to parents, child care professionals, center administrators, and community members:

  • Health/Safety
  • Parenting
  • Teens
  • Nutrition
  • Diversity
  • Special Needs
  • Grandparenting
  • Literacy
  • and much more!!

Visit the lending library closest to you: Warren or Akron.


Other local Early Childhood Libraries

Akron-Summit County Main Library Resources for Early Childhood Educators (RECE) Lab

The RECE lab as a resource for Early Childhood Educators!  Displays, classroom resources and of course, books can help prepare you for the school year.

The lab is open during Main Library Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9 am-9 pm
Friday: 9 am-6 pm
Saturday: 9 am-5 pm
Sunday: 1-5 pm
*Remember to call ahead of time if you would like to use the laminator!

More information (pdf)

Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) Library and Production Lab in Canton, OH

The ECRC has an extensive collection of children's fiction and non-fiction books, Big Books, storytelling kits, videos, CD's and tapes. The Production Lab also features equipment, consumable items, and resources that members may use to create developmentally appropriate materials for children’s learning.

Production Lab Hours:
Tuesday-Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: 8:30am-11:30am
2nd & 4th Saturday of each month: 8:30am-11:30am

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