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Resource Room for Families & Early Childhood Professionals

Family Resources

PUZZLES offers a large selection of books, videos, magazines and other resources for families and professionals.Puzzles Center Logo Final English - high res

For a $5 annual fee, families have access to:

  • Theme kits with educational toys and materials
  • Laminating supplies and equipment
  • Die cut machine
  • A two week trial membership to the Wilmington Children’s Museum & Wilmington Railroad Museum
  • A wide variety of other books and materials available for check out

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Early Childhood Professional Resources

PUZZLES provides resources to professionals to enhance classroom instruction. For a $5 annual fee, professionals have access to:

  • Classroom theme boxes with educational toys and materials and small outdoor equipment
  • Curriculum guides
  • Videos and DVDs
  • Bulletin board paper
  • Computer work station
  • Laminating supplies and equipment
  • Die cut machine

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Please note, Smart Start of New Hanover County accepts all major credit cards, checks or money orders. NO CASH.

To Sign Up Online:

For a Family or Early Childhood Professional Membership:
Read the Resource Room Guidelines
Print the Single Membership Application and Fax to (910)815-3733, Mail to 3534 S. College Rd. Ste. F. Wilmington, NC 28412 or Hand Deliver
Pay Here ($5 annual membership fee plus $1 PayPal fee – nonrefundable. By clicking ‘Pay Now’ I understand there will be a $25 credit card refusal fee if stop payment is issued.)


For a Group Membership:

Group Memberships are also available for Child Care Centers

  • 10 individuals or less– $15
  • 11-19 individuals– $20
  • 20 or more individuals–$25

Read the Resource Room Guidelines
Print the Group Membership Application and the Staff Snapshot and Fax to (910)815-3733, Mail to 3534 S. College Rd. Ste. F. Wilmington, NC 28412, or Hand Deliver
For Groups, Pay Here (The annual membership fee plus $1 PayPal fee – nonrefundable. By clicking ‘Pay Now’ I understand there will be a $25 credit card refusal fee if stop payment is issued.)


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