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Kids Resources

Experiences for kids at the library

ImaginOn Plan a visit to ImaginOn, an amazing facility for kids and teens featuring library resources, theaters, classrooms, computer labs, a teen center, an animation studio and more. Admission to ImaginOn is free and so are many of the activities. Everything you need to plan an individual or group visit, or buy tickets to a theater performance, can be found at ImaginOn is a collaborative venture of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Children’s Theatre of Charlotte.
Internet Safety for Kids Find library story times and children’s events on the library’s Events page.

Homework Help

Online Resources Online Resources. A specialized list of kid-friendly homework and research resources. Get help from a professional tutor - instantly. Connect with a professional homework tutor online. Available for grades K-12, college intro and adult learners. (English & Spanish speaking tutors available.)

Reading Recommendations

BookHive BookHive is the Library's website that lets you search hundreds of children's book reviews (ages birth - 12 years) by title, author, reading level, interest category, and number of pages. New book reviews are added monthly.

Online Learning Activities for Kids

StoryPlace Storyplace is the Library's bilingual website for young children. Listen to online stories, explore interactive online activities and games, and print take-home activities and reading lists.
Hands on Crafts Hands on Crafts is the Library's website filled with interactive online crafts projects for the whole family.
Tumblebook Library Tumblebook Library presents a wealth of narrated, animated children's books, audiobooks and activities to encourage your young reader.

Tips & Tools for Parents, Teachers and Caregivers

Read to Me Charlotte Read to Me Charlotte is the Library's website for parents, caregivers & teachers who want information, ideas, tips, activities, & other resources to help nurture young children's growth.
Get Set 4 K Help your young child prepare for kindergarten with the Library's month by month guide to school readiness “Get Set 4 K.”
Internet Safety for Kids Internet safety for kids. Get tips and resources to make the internet a positive source for learning and communicating in children's lives.

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