CHOG Family Resource Library 

Family Resource Library

Mother and daughter reading The Family Resource Library is designed with pediatric patients and their families in mind – a place where children can read and parents can relax.

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
  • Self-Help Topics
  • Leisure Reading for Children and Adults
  • Internet access to search for health topics of your choice

All 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 today's children, teens and families. The Family Resource Library is designed with pediatric patients and their families in mind - a place where children can read and parents can relax.

Keeping families at the center of children's care.
The place is colorful, imaginative and growing.

The people are skilled at helping parents keep their children and teenagers healthy as well as battling the unfortunate realities of illness or injury.

The care is family-centered, recognizing that taking care of a child or teen means taking care of a family.

Topics Covered

  • Illnesses, diseases and disabilities
  • Coping with illness
  • Growth and development
  • Parenting
  • Safety
  • Sexuality
  • Death and dying
  • Nutrition

Resources Include
About 250 videotape programs with VCR for viewing
About 600 books (non-circulating)
Pamphlets
Electronic links to organizations and support groups
Printer and Photocopier

Hours and Location
The Family Resource Library is in room 1201 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.

Further Information

  • 706-721-4790

The information is not medical advice or treatment or a substitute for consultation with a physician.