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We are happy to announce that the Resource Room is open for families and educators.

Starting June 1st –

  • Walk-ins are now welcome Mon- Thurs from 8 AM-12 PM and 12:30 PM-4:30 PM. No appointments necessary. The Resource Room will be closed from 12-12:30 and 4:30-5 for sanitation.
  • Fridays will remain by appointment only. Friday time slots are 8:30 AM-10 AM, 10:30 AM-12 PM, 12:30 PM-2 PM, 2:30 PM-4 PM. Please call or email if you would like to reserve a private play appointment. Sanitation will occur between appointments.
  • Playdates are allowed in the Resource Room again! Playdates are welcome during both walk-in hours and private appointments.
  • Resource Room visitors and Smart Start staff are no longer required to wear masks. If your family would like to continue wearing face coverings, let me know and I will be happy to wear one during your visit. Please be aware that we can not enforce any visiting families to wear a mask during walk-in hours.
  • Curbside services will continue to be offered for theme kits, laminating, and any other Resource Room materials and services. Please call or email to schedule curbside pick-ups/drop-offs.
  • Las visitas sin cita ahora son bienvenidas de lunes a jueves de 8 AM-12 PM y de 12:30 PM-4:30 PM. No se necesitan citas. La Sala de Recursos estará cerrada de 12-12:30 y de 4:30-5 para desinfectar.
  • Los viernes permanecerán con cita previa. Los horarios de los viernes son de 8:30 AM-10 AM, 10:30 AM-12 PM, 12:30 PM- 2 PM, 2:30 PM- 4 PM. Llame o envíe un correo electrónico si desea reservar una cita de juego privada. Desinfeccion ocurrirá entre las citas.
  • ¡Se permiten citas de juego en grupo en la Sala de Recursos nuevamente! Las citas para jugar son bienvenidas tanto durante las horas sin cita previa como durante las citas privadas.
  • Ya no se requiere que los visitantes de la Sala de Recursos y el personal de Smart Start usen máscaras. Si a su familia le gustaría seguir usando protectores faciales, avíseme y estaré feliz de usar uno durante su visita. Tenga en cuenta que no podemos obligar a las familias visitantes a usar una máscara durante las horas de visita.
  • Se seguirán ofreciendo servicios en la acera para kits temáticos, laminado y cualquier otro material y servicio de la Sala de Recursos. Llame o envíe un correo electrónico para programar recogidas / devoluciones en la acera.

Our goal is to offer a comprehensive support system for families and early childhood professionals serving children ages birth to five.

Family Resources

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 & Cape Fear Museum
  • A wide variety of other books and materials available for check out

 Early Childhood Professional Resources

The Resource Room provides resources for 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
  • Laminating supplies and equipment
  • Die cut machine

 

Please note, Smart Start of New Hanover County accepts all major credit cards, checks or money orders.

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
(By clicking ‘Pay Now’ I understand there will be a $25 credit card refusal fee if stop payment is issued.)




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
(By clicking ‘Pay Now’ I understand there will be a $25 credit card refusal fee if stop payment is issued.)


         

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