Catalogs & Finding Aids
The Center is comprised of two adjacent facilities, the Reinberger Children’s Library and the Marantz room, with two distinct catalogs:
Marantz Picturebook Collection for the Study of Picturebook Art (*narrow search by choosing Marantz Collection)
The Special Research Collections
Arbuthnot Collection: May Hill Arbuthnot’s personal collection of ephemera, professional and historical children’s books.
The Historical Children’s Book Collection (HCBC) from Dayton Metropolitan Library. HCBC is a large-scale collection of more than 7,000 volumes, which also includes hundreds of ephemera, posters and magazines related to the study of children’s books. Go to: KentLINK Library Catalog and search “Dayton Metro Library Children’s collection” in the Title search.
RCLC Original Picturebook Art: Original Picture book Art, including the Carol and Guy Wolfenbarger Collection and the Rosemary Wells Collection of original art, prints, and book dummies.