Early Childhood Resource Center

The CORA Resource Center is a lending library for child care practitioners and families of young children. The Resource Center is open to school programs, public or private, that support learning from birth on. The library is organized in various subjects from literacy, to math manipulatives to musical instruments. Containers are filled with books, games, stuffed animals and other resources that members can borrow for two weeks.


Membership includes the following benefits:

  • Ability to borrow a maximum of 4 kits for a two-week period.
  • Access to copiers, laminating, bookbinding and die-cut machines.
  • Ample information of professional development offerings.

To learn more about the Resource Center, download a flyer today.


Resource Center OLOC 13Annual Membership Rates

  • Act 89 Schools: FREE
  • Individual: $40.00
  • Group Rate 1 (2-5 Members): $60.00
  • Group Rate 2 (6-10 Members): $80.00
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Contact the Resource Center to take a tour before you sign up.


Location, Hours and Directions:

St. Dominic’s Annex Building
8506 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136

School Year Hours (Sep-May):

Monday:      9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday:     9:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday:    9:00am-7:00pm
Friday:        9:00am-5:00pm

Summer Hours: appointment required

June
Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

July 1-July 5
CLOSED

July 6-July 28
Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-3:30pm

July 29-August 14
CLOSED

August 15-September 2
Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm


For directions to the Resource Center, use the map below: