Education Resource Center (ERC)

Closing Dates:
Closed on the following MONDAYS: June 5, 12, 19, 26 & July 3
Summer Hours:
Monday – Thursday:  8:00 – 4:30      (Note Monday closings above.)
Friday 8:00 – 2:00

The Education Resource Center (ERC) serves the parishes, schools and people of the Archdiocese in the circulation and consultation of media resources in print, non-print, and online formats. Other services of the ERC  include selection of doctrinally sound media, media literacy/education, copyright issues, media center management, and inservicing involving an overview of the media collection and services.

ERC telephone number: 800-876-3546 or 563-556-2580 Ext: 214.

The ERC Web Catalog allows you to search the entire array of media resources cataloged in the ERC. Searches can be specified by topic, media type, age level, author, etc… Thirteen categories of media available for shipping may be reserved via the online Check Out/Reserve Media form. Six categories of online resources may be accessed via click and go buttons. Media consultation is also available through the ERC. Let our Resource Center be your resource center to Spread the MESSAGE with MEDIA!