Lending Library

Books on the shelf

For Early Childhood Educators, ECE students, caregivers, parents and anyone interested in quality early learning and care, North Shore CCRR offers free access to our lending library.

Our library provides a wide range of books, toys, equipment and other resources that support culturally diverse, appropriate and inclusive education and care for children. Our free collection includes resources to help you understand and implement theoretical and practical approaches to pedagogy, early learning development and care for children. Contact us today to sign up and learn more about accessing our library.

The Mother Goose program was essential for me to learn tools to deal with my fussy baby, like singing and rhyming, and also to teach him new skills.

Mother Goose Participant

Please Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, we offer curbside pickup and drop-off only. Please contact the CCRR Community Support Consultant to book a pickup/drop-off.

To sign up to borrow items from our free toy and book lending library, click here.

To browse the toy catalogue, click here. To view all items available in our library, click here. Once you have selected the items you would like to borrow, please contact a CCRR Community Support Consultant (contact information below).

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of materials are available from your library?

Our library has a wide range of toys and equipment including puppets, wooden toys and games, felt stories, story kits as well as books. To review our collection in more detail, click here. For more information about available library resources, please contact the CCRR Community Support Consultant (see below for contact information).

Can I visit your library in person?

Yes, our normal office hours are Monday to Friday, 9AM – 4:30PM and select evenings and weekends.

Please Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, we offer curbside pickup and drop-off only. Please contact the CCRR Community Support Consultant to book a pickup/drop-off.

Contact Information

Fariba Aghdassi, CCRR Information and Resource Consultant
Direct Line: 604-982-3314
Email: [email protected]

Patricia Asbun, CCRR Community Support Consultant
Direct Line: 604-982-3325
Email: [email protected]

Updates and Resources

If you are interested in receiving our free, quarterly child care newsletter, please click here or contact our CCRR Information and Resource Consultant (see above).

Thank You

The North Shore Child Care Resource and Referral Program is made possible through funding from the Province of British Columbia and donors like you.