Early Learning Library

Our Early Learning Library is Now Online!

The Resource Library is for Early Childhood Educators, ECE Students, Caregivers, Parents and all who are interested in quality early learning and care.

Childhood Connections has a publicly accessible collection of books, resources & materials related to early years education and care. Our library provides a collection of items which support and recognize learning abilities, cultural diversity and the health & well being around us.

The book & resource library features a range of topics including: ECE theory and practice, program planning, child care administration and more.

Link to ONLINE LIBRARY

BECOME A MEMBER TO ACCESS OUR LIBRARY

24 hours before coming to the office please phone us with the items you would like to borrow. You will receive a phone call when your items are ready for curbside pickup. Note that COVID procedures are in place and families are not able to browse the library in person.

We’re in phase 2 of our library reopening!

Phase 2: The library is open for all members to resume borrowing.

  • Only curbside pickup available
  • all items must be reserved in advance
  • Memberships must be up-to-date
  • Please call our office Monday thru Friday during office hours to arrange pickup (250-762-3536). We need at least 24 hours notice to prepare your items.
  • Please do not enter the office. We will bring items outside.

Library  Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30am – 4:30pm
  • Tuesdays 9:30AM – 6:00PM

Parent Library Policies

Provider Library Policies

Cleaning Procedure

Parent/Community Membership

Licensed Provider Membership

Resource Lending Guidelines

Each item in the resource library represents a substantial financial investment. Please use them responsibly.

Early Childhood Professionals (Group & Family Child Care, Teacher, Social Worker, Educational Assistant, etc.)

  • may borrow a maximum of 10 items.
  • 2 items can be from the Large Equipment category or the Activity Box category.

Parent/Community members

  • may borrow a maximum of 5 items.
  • 1 item can be from the Large Equipment category or the Activity Box category.

** Items may be borrowed for up to 1 month **

All Members

  • Infant/Toddler Equipment
    • Includes items such as strollers, highchairs, baby gates, playpens and booster seats
    • Do not count toward the borrowing maximum
    • May be borrowed for 3 months
  • Resource Books
    • do not count in the borrowing maximum
    • Books can be renewed after 1 month

Toy Showcase

Here are some examples of items in the early learning library

Cars & Trucks

Code & Go Mouse

Infant / Toddler Equipment

Games & Puzzles

Barbecue & Food

Loose Parts