Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Charlotte's ImaginOn named top children's library, a website that writes about America's best places to live work and play, has named Charlotte's ImaginOn the nation's No. 1 children's library.

Livability editors looked at 500 communities and consulted library experts to determine criteria for their ranking. Among them: The library's responsiveness to community needs.

ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
, "is the model of what a children's library can be," Livability editors write. The facility, at 300 E. Seventh St., opened in 2005. Along with numerous library services for children and teens, it also hosts Children's Theatre of Charlotte performances.

Other children's libraries ranked in Livability's Top 10 include facilities in Cincinnati, Iowa City and Birmingham.


Anonymous said...

Do the idiots at the CO actually report anything or just serve as an arm of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce? I have never read a newspaper which incessantly heaps praise on its city (undeservedly so) as much as the goons at the Observer.

Anonymous said...

you must not read any other newspapers then.