Need a place to cut out 100 orange stars, produce specialized desk name cards, make a sign for a baby shower, or create a seasonal bulletin board display? Stark County patrons can visit the Early Childhood Resource Center's, Canton location, well-stocked production lab.
The lab offers access to a wealth of production supplies, including:
- 446 die cuts: objects ranging from acorns to zebras, and alphabet letters in three different typefaces
- 20 colors of construction paper
- Many colors of bulletin board paper
- Foam and felt shapes
- Velcro coins
- 2 small laminators and one large laminator (for poster-sized items)
- A waxer, to make anything into a sticky note
- A bookbinding machine
- 2 computers
- 2 copiers
- Small and large cutting boards
- Scissors, glue, and other supplies
- Seasonal materials
- Our in-house version of Pinterest: 2 bulletin boards offering lots of creative ideas, changed out monthly
Some items are available at no charge, while others are offered for a small fee. Those wishing to use the lab must open a lab account, keeping a small amount of money in the account to cover the cost of supplies.
The production lab hours are Monday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 AM -8:00 PM, and Friday 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM.