Siskin Children’s Institute Offers Free Resources To Community Through Lending Library

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Siskin Children’s Institute offers free materials at their Lending Library
Siskin Children’s Institute offers free materials at their Lending Library

Siskin Children’s Institute offers families and professionals free access to their Lending Library. Inside is an extensive collection of more than 5,000 books, DVDs, periodicals, videos on child development and disability related topics, and now includes access to assistive technology devices.

The Institute staff can help visitors research a topic, select the right books, browse the library catalog or use one of the computer work stations.

All resources are available at no charge. The Lending Library is at 1101 Carter St. and open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.p-4 p.m. 

In addition to the plethora of resources available at Siskin Children’s Institute, the downtown branch of the Chattanooga Public Library houses the Siskin Children’s Institute Parent Corner, where visitors can now find helpful information on a number of topics related to early childhood development and disabilities. The Parent Corner is on the second floor of the library, at 1001 Broad St.

The lending library now offers assistive technology. Assistive technology is any item that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of children with disabilities. Please contact the Siskin Lending Library for additional information about the AT devices available for check-out. 

If unable to make it in, Siskin Children’s Institute can provide helpful resources over the phone, send information via email, or even mail resources free of charge.  

For more information about the Lending Library or services listed above, please contact Karen Coleman via 648-1754 or karen.coleman@siskin.org 

For more information about Siskin Children’s Institute visit, siskin.org


Siskin Children’s Institute offers free materials at their Lending Library
Siskin Children’s Institute offers free materials at their Lending Library


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