The ELF provides child development resources which parents and child care providers can use to enhance early care and education experiences for young children. A variety of children's books, videos, topic resource books, resource kits and toys, and other items are available to library members. Memberships start at just $5 for individuals. Training and workshops are also offered as well as consumer materials in Spanish.

Smart Start Early Learning Facility (ELF)

Upcoming Events

Call the ELF at 910-212-6352

The Smart Start Early Learning Facility (ELF) assists in the development of pre-literacy skills by promoting reading, writing, playing, singing and talking for children ages birth to five.

Belkie, the loveable mascot for Belk Department Stores will be at the Smart Start Early Learning Facility (ELF) on Monday, April 24 for Music & Movement Day during the Week of the Young Child. For more information, call 910-212-6352. 

Columbus County Partnership for Children