Henry Horenstein's book is what my students use to learn basic darkroom. http://www.amazon.com/Black-White-Ph...9996216&sr=1-1

I recommend you get it.

Also look into local community colleges or community darkrooms that teach printing.

http://photo.net/black-and-white-pho...g-forum/00M0Gm

http://www.darkroomsource.net/rentals.shtml#stateCANON