Studio i and Makerspace at ImaginOn

Note: Studio i and the Makerspace at ImaginOn is currently closed at ImaginOn. Express yourself in Studio i and the Makerspace at ImaginOn through animated and live action videos, music or other tools including graphic design with Adobe Creative Cloud, drawing, and even robotics. These spaces have the tools needed to create content whether it’s for a school project or an engaging hobby. This space is located on the second floor in the Loft at ImaginOn and is for ages 10-18 and parents/guardians with children in this age range working on a project together to bring stories to life! 

Teens and families will gain visual literacy and storytelling skills through working with such software as GarageBand, iMovie, VeeScope, and apps from the library’s digital devices. 

Equipment includes:

  • Foam walled sound recording booth
  • Keyboard
  • Blue screen technology
  • HTC Vive VR Setup
  • 3D printers
  • Vinyl cutter
  • iMac computers 
  • iPad Pros with Apple Pencils
  • Sewing machines
  • Heat Press

Please call the Loft at 704-416-4660 if you would like to use the particular equipment. 

Some projects that can be created include:

  • Weather reports or music videos using our blue screen technology
  • Fashion shows wearing donated costumes from Children's Theatre of Charlotte
  • Sewing a handbag
  • Podcasts and songs recorded in the sound booth

Studio i and Idea Box at ImaginOn also provides resources for teens to volunteer and to build essential life skills. Learn more about them! Note: Currently volunteer opportunities for teens are virtual

 

 

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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 Sunday, September 11, 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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