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Family Life/Head Start: Home

Library resources for Parents about their preschool children and parenting.


This guide provides SVC Library resources for Head Start and Cooperative Preschool Parents


Mount Vernon Campus

Monday - Wednesday  9 - 4,  Thursday, online: 9-4

Call: (360)416-7837  or  (360)416-7847


 Whidbey Island Campus

Monday - Wednesay 9 - 4;  Thursday, online 9-4

Call: (360)679-5321  or  (360)679-5322


SVC Library

The college library is open to you. 

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • To borrow materials, you need your student ID card and the library will add a library barcode.

  • You can use the library online resources from home

  • Use your MySVC login and password.

Library resources available to you:

  • Children's books & DVDs
  • Computers are available to use In the  library
  • Computer pay-for-print printers:  b&w and color
  • WiFi available
  • Copy machines
  • Complete college library resources:  print & online
  • DVD popular collection
  • CD books and music popular collections
  • Current newspapers
  • Current popular magazines covering a variety of interests: parenting, cooking, sports, news, gardening, art, and more
  • Novels and fiction titles

Books in the Library - click cover to view

How to use the SVC Library Catalog

The Library catalog is called OneSearch. 

  • Use the video on this page to learn how to use search.
  • Limit your search from EVERYTHING to LIBRARY CATALOG to find physical items

Search using basic terms to locate what you need in the catalog, some ideas:


early childhood

parenting AND toddlers

behavior AND children

children AND nutrition

How to use OneSearch

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