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Family Resource Center

Location: 12th Floor, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-4PM, Friday-Sunday 10-2pm (closed on holidays)
Phone: 315 464-4410
Ask a Family Resource Center Librarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at: library@upstate.edu
Virtual Library: https://ugch.library.site/

As part of our efforts to keep you and your child safe, the Family Resource Center is currently closed to patients, caregivers, and visitors. Your child life specialist can access DVDs and Blu-ray discs to bring to your room. The list of current movies available can be found HERE. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

About Us

Located on the 12th floor of Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, the Family Resource Center opened in 2009 and is a cozy and welcoming space for patients, families, and visitors. In the Family Resource Center you will meet caring library staff and helpful volunteers. The space offers a lending library collection of nearly 4,000 circulating materials for patients to borrow and take to their rooms. The collection includes:
  • Books for ages infant through teen
  • Magazines
  • Movies
  • PS4 Games
  • Coloring and activity books
  • Art Supplies
  • Board Games
The FRC houses a business center where caregivers can access free printing, faxing, copying, and four computers with internet access.

Staff Contact:
Jenny Dickinson, Manager Family Resources

Online & Print Resources for Patients and Families

The Health Science Library and FRC offer various resources for patients and families.