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

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Friday

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Caroling, Cider, and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol!

A new Christmas tradition in Charlotte, you say? Bah, humbug!

Meet two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo at ImaginOn – Jan. 13

This event is sold out.

Families and lovers of children’s literature won’t want to miss seeing Kate DiCamillo, the award-winning author of many books for young readers, as she visits Charlotte during the tour of her latest novel, Louisiana’s Way Home. 

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