The NLACRC libraries carry a wide selection of books, videos, DVDs, and other developmental disability resources that can be checked out by consumers, family members, service providers and community members. Our San Fernando Valley library has a computer lab equipped with four computer stations with Internet access and special software programs including Dragon Naturally Speaking, Kurzweil 3000, ZoomText and Boardmaker.
There is a library available at each of our three NLACRC offices. Library and computer lab visits are by appointment only and should be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
Library hours: By appointment, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To schedule a visit, or to inquire about available resources, please call the NLACRC library in your area:
San Fernando Valley Library
Santa Clarita Library
(661) 775-8454 to schedule a visit
(818) 756-6451 to inquire about resources
Antelope Valley Library
Child Care Resource Center Book, Toy & Resource Library
The Book, Toy and Resource Library, with locations in Chatsworth and Palmdale, is a valuable tool providing thousands of high quality, age-appropriate resources.
Family Focus Resource Center Library
The Family Focus Resource Center has lending libraries available at each of their locations. Please call the office in your area for more information:
San Fernando Valley (Main Office)
at California State University Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St., E-109
Northridge, CA 91330-8265
Santa Clarita Valley (same building as North Los Angeles County Regional Center)
28470 Avenue Stanford, Suite 105
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Antelope Valley (inside North Los Angeles County Regional Center)
43210 Gingham Ave., Suite 6
Lancaster, CA 93535
CalState's Rise Library
CalState manages the RiSE (Resources in Special Education) Library, which makes available documents that offer research-proven strategies and information recommended by educational stakeholders. Residents of California can check out these resources free of charge by ordering through phone, e-mail, U.S. mail, and fax, or by visiting the library in person.