Spangler Library for Children

The Spangler Library on the first floor offers books, media, and resources for children from birth through 5th grade. Special collections and resources for parents, teachers and caregivers are also an important part of ImaginOn’s mission. Staff members with expertise in early literacy, child development, and children’s and teen literature are always available to help find just the right book, resource, or information for all library visitors.

Highlights:

  • A large collection of picture books, fiction and folk and fairy tales to "bring stories to life"

  • A baby and toddler area for our youngest patrons to explore and discover

  • Easy Readers and series chapter books in a variety of levels for emerging readers

  • A full collection of fiction chapter books for elementary and middle school reading levels

  • Hands-on, engaging activities for all ages

  • DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, Playaways, Read-alongs, and software for children

  • Early literacy and school age computer and gaming stations

  • Bilingual children's books in Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, and Hindi

  • Special circulating and reference collections of Braille books, Caldecott award winners, Coretta Scott King award winners, and books on the Autism spectrum

  • Homework resources, including digital resources and a collection of non-fiction books and biographies

Calendar

04/19
Thursday
04/20
Friday
04/21
Saturday

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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! 

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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.

 

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