Lending Library Information

What is the Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R)?

The Resource Lending Library is a facility designed for parents, grandparents, child care teachers, and the public in general. Our library contains numerous materials and additions are made on a regular basis.

Some components of our library include:

  • resource books for parents
  • curriculum books for teachers
  • children’s books
  • videos
  • CD’s
  • theme boxes
  • puzzles
  • games
  • musical instruments
  • and much more to utilize at home and in the classroom.

We welcome parents and the public into our library with their children. The play room is full of unique toys and furnished with child size furniture. A reading corner is set up with cozy chairs for parents and children. We also have a computer station for children and parents to explore together. We encourage all parents, grandparents, teachers, and local citizens to explore the many resources available to you!


For more information please download a copy of our Lending Library Brochure.

  • Craven Smart Start, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that administers Smart Start funds and programs in Craven County. Smart Start is designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Donations are tax deductible. Financial information about this organization and copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.