Autism Resource Center

The Autism Resource Center at Lancaster Public Library provides hundreds of print, audio, and video materials on the subject of Autism for use both in the library and at home. Opened in November 2010, the Autism Resource Center provides a welcoming and comfortable environment for individuals with autism, and for those whose lives are touched by autism,  including families, teachers, and therapeutic support specialists.

Autism Resource Center Collection

The Autism Resource Collection includes over 800 books, DVDs, games, etc. in the areas of teaching social skills, behavioral therapy, conflict resolution, and community awareness and interaction.

In addition to the extensive collection of materials on the topic of autism, the Autism Resource Center offers a dedicated space that accommodates and supports the sensory, communication, and social/emotional needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Our Specialized Collection Includes:

  • Puzzles
  • Games
  • howdaHUG seats
  • Inflatable pea pods
  • Fidget toys
  • Weighted tactile beanbags
  • Zoo animal stress balls
  • Sensory press and stay blocks
  • Curved sensory balance beam

Download our “Going to the Library” social storybooks: