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The ECE curriculum library at Westcoast houses British Columbia’s most comprehensive, publicly accessible collection of materials related to early childhood education and care. Our collection of nearly 12,000 items includes a broad range of materials which support anti-bias education and recognize the human and cultural diversity around us. It also features professional development and student resources on a variety of topics including ECE theory and practice to program planning, child care administration and more.
The WELL is open to Early Childhood Educators, ECE students, caregivers, parents and all who are interested in quality early learning and care.
Contact us by email email@example.com or phone 604 709 5661 ext. 236
We are now pleased to announce that we are allowing customers to browse and borrow from our collection at 2772 East Broadway!
Appointments are no longer required, but we ask that customers please keep browsing to a maximum of 30 minutes. Feel free to browse our online catalogue before your visit and ask library staff to help you locate resources. Library capacity will be restricted to ensure customer and staff safety. We appreciate your patience if you are asked to wait during busy times
Our library opening hours will be:
Please note that due to ongoing Covid 19 restrictions, we are unable to accommodate children in the library at this time. Please come to browse alone, and follow all public health procedures including masks and sanitation guidelines.
Library card expired? No worries! Borrowing from our library is now FREE! Give us a call to update your membership on 604 709 5661 ext. 236.
Find eBooks and online resources on the WELL website.
Other helpful libraries include: The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) Resource Collection and the Decoda Literacy Library.
Find out more about our library lending policies including duration of loans, library card fees and more below:
* A resource item is anything that is not a book.
Please help us maintain our library by:
There is a total limit of 10 items The loan period is 4 weeks and 1 renewal of 4 additional weeks. You must contact the library on 604 709 5661 ext. 236 to renew items, they cannot be renewed online. Ask in the library for more information about specific limitations by resource collections.
The Westcoast Early Learning Library (WELL) offers tours and orientations to help your work group or class become more familiar with our services and resources.
To book a tour and/or an orientation please contact the library by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org