Family Resource Library at Children’s Hospital of Georgia

 

The Family Resource Library is designed with pediatric patients and their families in mind – a place where children can read and parents can relax or find helpful information. The Library is designed for patients and families of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. It contains over 600 books and resources related to:

Children's Health Issues

  • Illnesses, diseases and disabilities
  • Coping with illness
  • Growth and development

Self-Help Topics

  • Parenting
  • Safety
  • Sexuality
  • Death and dying
  • Nutrition

We provide leisure reading for children and adults with Internet access to search for health topics of your choice. For extra assistance, we provide a Family Support Coordinator, available Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All Family Resource Library services are free of charge.

About the Family Resource Library

The Family Resource Library is a key element of the Patient- and Family-Centered Care values in Children’s Hospital of Georgia. The children's hospital is a dynamic mix of people in a place designed to serve children, teens and families. The library is colorful and imaginative and our staff is skilled at helping parents better understand how to keep their children and teenagers healthy as well as battling the unfortunate realities of illness or injury.

Comprehensive Resources Available

Our CHOG Family Resource Library includes a wide range of resources, including:

  • CSRA Resource List
  • Non-circulating books
  • Pamphlets
  • Electronic links to organizations and support groups
  • Printer and Photocopier

Availability and Location of the Family Resource Library

The Family Resource Library is in room BT 1801 on the first floor of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. It is open from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. A Family Support Coordinator is available Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for extra assistance.

For More Information

For additional information about the Family Resource Library, please call 706-721-4790. The information received through our resource library is not medical advice or treatment or a substitute for consultation with a physician specialist at Children’s Hospital of Georgia.