ANSWER Scholarship Family-Friendly Library Room

The ANSWER Scholarship Family-Friendly Library Room (FFLR) in Atkins Room 209 is a place where parents can bring their children to play and learn while they study. The room is a campus resource that enhances adult students’ ability to excel in their academic programs while caring for children and dependents age 12 and under. The FFLR is a collaboration between Atkins Library, the Office of Adult Students and Evening Services, and the ANSWER Scholarship.

Access

Students who have children ages 0-12 and are interested in reserving this space for study must register in advance of their first visit to the room. Once registered, the student can make a reservation immediately on the Atkins Library website (groupstudy.uncc.edu). For access issues, please visit the Library Security Office on the main floor. For problems or questions with reservations, please visit the Circulation Desk, also on the main floor.

Amenities
 

The room can accommodate two families at a time and is secured with card swipe access to those registered during their reserved time. Located in Room 209, the space is equipped with:

  • Early Literacy Learning Station (as seen in public library's)

  • Two Computers and Two Desks

  • TV, DVD Player & Headphones

  • Kid’s Table & Chairs

  • LeapFrog Educational & Disney Movies

  • Assortment of Children’s Toys, Books & Coloring Supplies

 

For more information about the Family-Friendly Library Room, visit oases.uncc.edu. To learn more about qualifying for an ANSWER scholarship, or to find out how to become a donor, visit answerscholarship.org.