Lending Library Items

All BCCCA members are welcome to borrow items from our Library for a one month period. Items are available for pick up at our office during our normal hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or by other arrangement if these hours are not convenient. Just give us a call! 

Large Motor:

  • Gonge top (big red cone)

  • Gym dolly

  • Balance beam

  • 12 foot parachute

  • 24 foot parachute

  • Main Street Playhouse

  • 3 in 1 Play Center (basketball, pitching, ball toss)

  • Sensory balance board

  • Tactile Discs – 5 large and 5 small

  • 2 Flying Turtles

  • Tumbling Mat

  • Tai–chi balancing board

  • Jungle tunnel

  • Round-N-Rock

  • Water table

  • Rocking boat

  • 6 piece soft tunnel slide

Film Projector Strips:

  • Being a “Foreigner”

  • Being Black, Brown, or Yellow

  • Being a “Chicano”

  • Being a Puerto Rican

  • Being an Indian

  • The Third Generation

  • What Are Unit Blocks?

  • How to Organize, Introduce, and Store Unit Blocks

  • How Children Learn With Unit Blocks

  • The Relationship of Unit Blocks to the Curriculum

  • American Music Makers

  • Mu the Horn Blower

  • Jubal and the Twarging Strings

  • Bangalore and the Stump Drum

  • Robert’s Family At Home

  • Robert’s Family and Their Neighbors

  • It’s Fun to Learn about Animals

  • I Like To Look At Bugs

  • You Are My Friend

  • Isn’t It Great

  • Faces

  • Hands and Arms

  • The Body

  • Expressions

  • Fred, Black American Boy

  • Cynthia, Japanese American Girl

  • What’s So Great about That?

  • That Makes Me Mad

  • Why Me?

  • He’s Bigger

  • What Are Unit Blocks?

  • How to Organize, Introduce and Store Unit Blocks

  • How Children Learn With Unit Blocks

  • The Relationship of Unit Blocks to the Curriculum

  • Going To the Doctor

  • Going To the Dentist

  • Going To the Hospital

  • Having an Operation

  • All Alike and All Different

  • The Old Ways and the New Ways

  • My Ranch Home

  • My Island Home

  • My Navajo Desert Home

  • My Forest Home

Adult Books:

  • But I Didn't Say Goodbye: For parents and professionals helping child suicide survivors (Paperback)
         by  Barbara Rubel

  • Miss You: A First Look At Death (Paperback)
         by  Pat Thomas (Author), Leslie Harker (Illustrator)

  • Lifetimes (Paperback)
         by  Bryan Mellonie (Author)

  • Help Me Say Goodbye: Activities for Helping Kids Cope When a Special Person Dies (Paperback)
         by  Janis Silverman (Author)

  • A Terrible Thing Happened - A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma (Paperback)
         by  Margaret M. Holmes (Author), Sasha J. Mudlaff (Author), Cary Pillo (Illustrator)

  • After Charlotte's Mom Died (Hardcover)
         by Cornelia Spelman (Author), Judith Friedman (Illustrator)

  • Everett Anderson’s Goodbye
         by Lucille Clifton

  • Healing A Child's Grieving Heart (Paperback)
         by Alan D. Wolfelt Ph.D.

  • Ages and Stages
        by Karen Miller

  • So This Is Normal Too?
        by Deborah Hewitt

  • The Dance of Interaction
        by Jeanine Fitzgerald

  • CDA Resource File 2004-2005
        by Tia M. Beck

  • The Vermont Guide to Early Childhood Careers by the Professional Preparation and Development Committee
        (2 issues)

  • Vermont Guide to Early Childhood Careers

  • On the Road to Quality School Age Care in Vermont

  • Family Day Care
        edited by Carosefeldt and Laura L. Dittmann

  • The Kids Nature Book
        by Susan Milord

  • Do Touch
        by Labritta Gilbert

  • Super Science Concoctions
        by Jill Frankel Hauser

  • School Age Childcare, an Action Manual

  • The Rhythm of Compassion
        by Gail Straub

  • Touch Points 3 to 6
        by T. Berry Brazelton and Joshua D. Sparrow

  • Touch Points Birth to 3
        by T. Berry Brazelton

  • Born To Read
        by American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Best New Games
        by Dale N. LeFevre

  • Getting Along - Teaching Social Skills to Children and Youth
        by Jim Ollhoff and Laurie Ollhoff

  • 101 Dance Games for Children
        by Paul Rooyackers

  • 101 Drama Games for Children
        by Paul Rooyackers

  • Half a Childhood – Quality Programs for Out-of School Hours
        by Judith Bender

  • After- School Transition Activities
        by David L. Whitaker

  • Training New After-School Staff
        by Roberta L. Newman

  • The Incredible Indoor Games Book for Grades 1 to 5

  • Summer Program Tips, Strategies and Activities for School-Agers 5 -14 Years Old

  • The Outrageous Outdoor Games Book by Bob Gregson

  • School-Age Ideas and Activities for After-School Programs by Karen Haas-Foletta

  • Activities for School-Age Child Care

  • Caring by Design – Establishing Care Structures in Programs for 10 – 15 Year-Olds

  • Fun Literacy Activities for After-School Programs
        by Sue Edwards and Kathleen Martinez

  • Please Don’t Sit on the Kids – Alternatives to Punitive Discipline
        by Clare Cherry

  • Jump Starters – Quick Classroom Activities that Develop Self-Esteem, Creativity, and Cooperation
        by Linda Nason McElherne

  • The Kids’ Book of Incredibly Fun Crafts
        by Roberta Gould

  • On Stage – Theater Games and Activities for Kids
        by Lisa Bany-Winters

  • Building by Design – Creating Democratic Communities in Programs for 10 – 15 Year-Olds

  • After-School Programs and the K-8 Principal

  • Integrated Developmental Enhancement Activities – Creating Successful Out-of-School Experiences in Programs for Older School-Age Children and Youth
        by Roberta L. Newman

  • Spaces – Room Layout for Early Childhood Education

  • Children Come First – Selecting Equipment for Early Childhood Education

  • Real World Connections – Theme-based Resources and Activities for Working with 9-12 Year Olds

  • Family Day Care: Out of the Shadows and Into the Limelight
        by Susan Kontos

  • Family Child Care: Contracts and Policies
         by TomCopeland

  • Music In Our Lives
        by Dorothy McDonald

  • Mud, Sand, and Water
        by Dorothy M. Hill

  • Opening Your Door to Children: How to Start a Family Day Care Program
        by Kathy Modigliani

Adult CDs:

  • Room for Children – Roomscapes

  • Children Come First

  • Foundations – The Value of Unit Block Play

Children’s Books:

  • New! Ten in the Bed Book with CD

  • New! It's Silly time Book with CD

  • Feelings Alphabet
        by Judy Lalli M.S.

  • At Daddy’s On Saturdays
        by Linda Walvoord Girard

  • Mother Goose
        by Brian Wildsmith

  • Bright Eyes, Brown Skin
        by Cheryl Willis Hudson and Bernette G. Ford

  • Caps for Sale
        by Esphyr Slobdokina

  • The Show Day
        by Ezra Jack Prelutsky

  • We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
        by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury

  • Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear
        illustrated by Micheal Hague

  • Two Bad Ants
        by Van Allsburg

  • Read Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young


  • Storytelling and Story Acting with Vivian Gussin Paley

  • Storytelling Themes with Vivian Gussin Paley

  • Vivian Gussey Paley and The Boy Who Could Tell Stories (This video comes with a companion booklet.)

  • I Am Your Child, the First Years Last Forever

  • Born to Read


  • Assorted wooden blocks – 2 sets

  • 16 piece waffle block set

  • Sand blocks – set of 8

  • Bead blocks – set of 8

  • Water blocks – set of 8

  • New! Melissa & Doug Castle Blocks



  • New! I Am Moving I Am Learning Complete Sets

  • Community workers – set of 22

  • Special needs adults – set of 3

  • Friends with diverse abilities – set of 6

  • Asian family – set of 8

  • Caucasian family – set of 8

  • African American family – set of 8

  • Hispanic family – set of 8

  • Farm Animals

  • Zoo Animals

  • Flannel Board Kit

  • Ginger Bread Boy flannel board aid

  • Three Billy Goats Gruff flannel board aid

  • Castle Quartet puppet set

  • Box of assorted musical instruments

  • Chimalong Jr.

  • Bongos

  • Kits: (contain book and an activity)

  • Mapmaking, Where Are You Going Mayoni?

  • Zooming Challenges, Mama Zooms Family Investigation

  • Make Your Own “Now I’m Big” Book

  • I Like You Because… Jamaica and Brianna

  • Small stencils (2 sets)

  • Large stencils

  • Cassettes: Disney Nursery Rhyme Songs

  • Children’s Sing a Long

  • Film Projector

  • Simple machines models set (includes gear train, wheel and axle, fulcrum, pendulum, inclined plane, pulley, lever, gear, screw)

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