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Celebrate Shakespeare Saturday at ImaginOn on April 21st!

Celebrate the Bard's Birthday with activities for all ages this weekend! Drop in anytime on Saturday, April 21, 2018, between 10:00am and 4:00pm to celebrate Shakepeare’s birthday with activities for all ages in honor of the Bard. Take part in a Shakespeare-themed storytime at 10:30am, sign a giant birthday card, attend a free “Shakespeare’s Heartbeat” workshop, take a stage combat lesson, learn about life for children in Elizabethan England, play a game of giant chess, make a fairy wand or Montague and Capulet shield, and much more!  ***

New Adult 101: FAST TRACK TRADE SCHOOL & JOB FAIR

Are you considering alternatives to a four-year college degree or looking for employment?  Join us in the Teen Loft, April 7th, 2018 from 2 pm to 4 pm as we host several employers and trade school organizations such as Empire Beauty School, NASCAR Technical Institute, Art Institute of Charlotte, JobCorps, Carolinas Electrical Training Institute, Aldo Shoes, Cantina1511, Carowinds, HMS Host, Paradies Lagardere, Road to Hire & Top Golf. This fair is ONLY for ages 16-24.  

Imagi-Con 2018

Join us on Saturday, July 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the ImaginOn building for our 3rd annual Imagi-Con event. Imagi-Con is a library festival that celebrates culture surrounding comic books, graphic novels, manga, anime, fandoms, and gaming. The program is for ages 0-18 and their families, and its aim is to provide a safe space for those interested to explore their interests, inspire creativity, and learn about local industry careers and artistry opportunities.   Activities and Programs:  

ImaginOn Launches Homeschool Rally Junior Edition Programming for Ages 5-11!

The Teen Loft here at ImaginOn has been doing successful programming for homeschooled tweens and teens for over a year now, and we are thrilled to announce that Spangler Library downstairs at ImaginOn has officially launched its own programming for children ages 5-11 as well!  Welcome to ImaginOn's Homeschool Rally Junior Edition! Here's a listing of what's coming down the pipeline. If you homeschool independently and/or are part of a homeschool community or collective, we would love to see you at our upcoming events! ***

Who's Who at ImaginOn Presents... Jared Misner!

Ever wondered who the lucky people are that get to work at ImaginOn every day? Welcome to our Who’s Who at ImaginOn column, where we’ll feature people who work in all corners of this magical building, from the scene shop and costume shop of the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte to the circulation desk, the Spangler Library and Teen Loft of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Say hello next time you see us in the building!   What is your name? Jared Misner What is your position/company/role at ImaginOn?