Resource Center Guide

Guide to Using the Resource Center
What is it?
The purpose of the Center is to provide a work place with a variety of resources for creating instructional projects designed to enhance the education of children. We also serve the business community, local civic organizations/clubs in presentations and projects.
Who runs the Resource Center?
 - Oldham County Board of Education
 - Alvin MacWilliams, Executive Director, Oldham County Schools Arts Center
 - Donna Garrett, Resource Center Coordinator
 - Resource Center Advisory Committee (Oldham County Teachers, Media Specialists, and Administrators)
Who can use the Resource Center?
We welcome all teachers, parents, administrators, college students, church leaders, pre-school teachers, day care providers, home-schoolers, scrap-bookers, businesses and other community members from the region to utilize the Resource Center. The Resource Center is self-service. However, you will be given assistance in operating equipment if needed.
Services to Oldham County Teachers and Administrative Staff
You may e-mail job requests directly to donna.garrett@oldham.kyschools.us and I will be happy to complete your projects and return them via school pony or you may pick them up. Typical job requests are for laminating, posters, banners, binding books, and die cutting.
If you have a special request feel free to call to discuss whether it can be done in the Resource Center. All projects are completed in the order they are received and typically are completed within 24 hours.
What’s available?
  1. 2 Hot Laminators (25 inch)
  2. Ellison Letter Machines (3 small & 2 large)
  3. Ellison Letter Presses (includes 3 full alphabets, numbers and over 394 other die cut patterns)
  4. Comb Book Binding Machine - fully electric 
  5. FULL COLOR 24" Wide Format Printer - Poster / Banner Capability (see Price List)
  6. Button Maker (2 ¼ inch size) Make Pin Back Buttons or Button Key Chains
  7. Supplies - Purchase construction paper, poster board, bulletin board paper, & card stock - Plus FREE donated paper products for use in the Resource Center
What does it cost to use the Resource Center?
There is a minimum purchase/usage fee of .50 per person for using the die presses (District Employees excluded). There are charges for the consumable products in the Resource Center, see Pricing Lists. You are welcome to bring your own supplies to use in the Resource Center.
The Resource Center provides many materials at LOW or NO CHARGE. These materials must be used for projects here in the center and cannot be taken from the center. Complete rolls of stock are not for sale or available for individual projects without prior approval. Additional seasonal materials are stored elsewhere so please feel free to ask if there is back-up stock if the Resource Center is running low! We ask only that when accessing our FREE MATERIALS you are conservative and SHARE with other patrons.
Pricing for OCBE District Teachers
Printable Price Form


Pricing for Community
Printable Price Form


Poster & Banner
Printable Price Form