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Resource Centre

The Family Support & Resource Centre is a welcoming community space and library that provides high quality health information.

Update (June 30, 2020): The Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre (SHERC) has moved its collection to the Family Support and Resource Centre. These materials include books, videos, and other educational resources for:

  • Children with disabilities,
  • Children with communication barriers,
  • Children with alternate learning styles, and
  • Adults (parents, teachers, and allied health professionals) that support these children.
About

We aim to help patients and their supporters become informed and active partners in making health care decisions along with their health care providers.

We provide:

  • Library resources and help finding health information;
  • Free mailing service of resources anywhere in British Columbia and the Yukon, with return postage provided for free;
  • Access to computers, internet, free fax and printing;
  • Quiet lounge areas with a Little Free Library of adult fiction and children's books;
  • Orientation, navigation, and connections within the hospital and community;
  • Free coffee and tea.

You'll find all our library resources via our online library catalogue. this includes a wide variety of books, pamphlets, DVDs, and other resources on health topics. 

You can also buy books created by health professionals across Provincial Health Services Authority via our online Bookstore

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource that works to link children, youth and their families with appropriate resources in all areas of mental health and addictions.


Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre

The Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre (SHERC) houses a unique collection of books, videos, journals, board games, curricula and various educational props and materials designed for children with disabilities. They also have very specific materials and props to accommodate a number of communication barriers and alternate leaning styles experienced by some individuals with disabilities.

 


Library catalogue

How do I borrow?

Search the online library catalogue to request resources, visit us in-person, or contact us using the Finding Us information on this page.

Can I borrow?

Anyone in British Columbia or the Yukon is able to borrow resources free of charge. 

I don't live near the library, how can I get books?

Resources are mailed out for free to any location in British Columbia or the Yukon. Request for resources to be mailed to you via our online catalogue or by calling us at 1-800-331-1533.

How long can I borrow?

All resources are available for 4 weeks. If there is not a waitlist, you may renew your resources. 


 

eBooks

Our collection now includes eBooks! eBooks are free to borrow, for anyone in BC and the Yukon.

Check out our guide to learn:

  • What eBooks we have
  • How to create an eBook account
  • How to choose your eBook, and
  • How to read your eBook

You can browse your eBook online, download it to read offline, or save a chapter to keep.

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