The Round

The Round is ImaginOn's unique dedicated programming space. It is used for group visit programs as well as special events, guest performances, and workshops. The room features a curtain system that allows for the creation of an enclosed "story den" that is perfect for storytelling. The Round also has a built-in puppet theatre.  Click here to see an empty room diagram.  


  • Square Feet: 1170 sq. ft.
  • Capacity: 75
  • For-Profit Rate: 1-4 hrs. $200; 4-8 hrs. $400
  • Non-Profit Rate: 1-4 hrs. $140; 4-8 hrs. $280


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Summer Exhibit: Some Assembly Required

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is excited to announce the return of summer exhibits to ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center located in Uptown Charlotte at 300 East 7th Street. Some Assembly Required, created in partnership with Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., kicks off Saturday, May 28, 2022 and will run through Saturday September 3, 2022.

It is important to note this is NOT a Build-A-Bear workshop and no custom bears will be made.

ImaginOn is turning 16? Sweet!

ImaginOn opened its doors sixteen years ago and we want to celebrate with you, Saturday, September 25th! 

Please join us to help celebrate ImaginOn's Anniversary AND Children's Theatre of Charlotte's opening day for My Wonderful Birthday Suit.  The show is ticketed but the outdoor fun is not!  Here's what is planned:

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