Children's Literature and Equity Resource Center (CLERC)

  • CLERC Entrance
    CLERC Entrance
  • CLERC Furniture
    CLERC Furniture
  • CLERC Shelves
    CLERC Shelves
  • CLERC Books
    CLERC Books
  • CLERC Shelves
    CLERC Shelves

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COCC Barber Library's Children's Equity and Resource Center (CLERC) is a dynamic collection of equity focused and culturally responsive children’s literature reflecting the rich diversity of world experiences and cultures. The CLERC collection and reading room support ECE and Education students and courses and provide resources to educators throughout the Central Oregon region.


The CLERC room is located on the first floor of Barber Library, next to the Periodicals and Browsing area. The room contains seating for 17.

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COCC instructors may reserve the space for class use. To request a reservation, contact Mary Beth Hamilton at or 541.383.7564.

Support CLERC

Recommend Titles

Know of a great book to recommend for the collection? Add it to our "Idea Tree" in the CLERC space!

Donate Books

For gifts of four items or less, fill out the Library Gift Donor Form (PDF) and bring it with your item(s) to the Circulation Desk.

For gifts of five items or more, please fill out the Donation Inquiry Form online before bringing your items to Barber Library. The Collection Development & Acquisitions Librarian will contact you after reviewing your submission.

Donate Financially

Your monetary donations will help us purchase new materials for CLERC!

Make checks out to "COCC Foundation" and please include a memo for CLERC. For online contributions, go to COCC Foundation Online Donations. Make sure to note CLERC where asked to note the gift "in honor or memory of."



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