Parent Teacher Resource Center

The Alice K. Burrows Parent Teacher Resource Center (PTRC) at Project Enlightenment contains a wide variety of resources:

  • Library for Parents and Teachers
  • Children's Library
  • Production area
  • Teacher resources
  • Publications
  • Diversity and inclusion materials
  • Community information
  • Spanish resources
  • Video collection

The lending library for adults and children includes over 15,000 books, videos, articles and brochures that address development, education, parenting and other related issues specific to children birth through kindergarten. Additionally, the PTRC provides resources on sensitive subjects such as divorce, new baby, grief, diversity, inclusion, etc.

Download a brochure here: PTRC Bro 2017 rev



The PTRC has an extensive library of adult and children’s books, various publications, a video/DVD collection and a lateral file collection of articles and handouts. Copies can be made at ten cents per printed page. Upon completion of a Patron Registration Card, Wake County residents can check out three adult books and three children’s books for three weeks at a time.

See what books we have available in our library by checking our catalog at . Choose Project Enlightenment to begin your search.

Production Area

The Production Area contains construction paper and poster board, a laminator, a book binding machine, and a large collection of Ellison Die Cuts in addition to various other materials. A user/materials fee may apply. Please call ahead at 919-694-8990 to ensure that the Production Area is available, as groups may sometimes reserve the area.