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Child Resource Center

Child Resource Center

14341 Yale Avenue
Heritage Park, Irvine

Regular Hours: Monday - Thursday noon - 8:00 p.m.
Phone: 949-724-6721

The CRC is a membership based lending library for families and early childhood education professionals.
Come in and take a tour!
Lending gLibrary
  • Tools to support every area of children's development from birth through school age including:
    • Educational toys- Math manipulatives, music and movement materials, emergent literacy resources, science materials
    • Children's books to extend early learning
    • Children's music CDs: Classical, jazz, world music and contemporary children's artists
  • Child development, parenting, activity and curriculum books
  • Family child care business reference materials
  • DVDs and training materials for parents and early childhood educators
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaires 3 – developmental screening tool for children ages 4 months to 5 years
  • Lamination and Ellison die cut machines
Mother with son playing with blocks
New Toys Added to the Library

Alphabet Zoop

Dolls Chunky Puzzle

Literacy Kit - Boxes

Literacy Kit - Gratitude

Literacy Kit - Snow

Picture Charades

Self Correcting Number Puzzles 1-20

Storytelling Kit - Alphabet

Child Resource Center Online Library Catalogue

To search* the catalogue of over 3,000 items, please click here.

*Search by subject, title or author. Educational toys are searchable by title, subject area or age group including: Toddler toy, preschool toy or school age toy. For detailed search instructions, please click here.


Membership is required to check out resources or use equipment at the CRC. To become a member, visit the CRC, take a tour, complete a membership application and agreement and submit with payment.
Group memberships are available to agencies with multiple staff members approved to use the CRC. Annual membership rates listed below.

 Membership Type  Irvine Residents  Non-Irvine Residents
 Individual   $25 $30
 Student $22  $27 
 Small School (3-9 Staff) $75  $80 
 Medium School (10-20 Staff) $100  $105     
Large School (30+ Staff) $125     $130

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