Imagination takes flight on Raleigh real estate at the Read With Me Book and Art Shop. Located in the heart of downtown, this wonderfully creative space supports a love of reading. From floor to ceiling the best and brightest of children’s literature fills the shelves. From picture books to novels, there’s something for any age and level of reader.

A love of reading is stimulated here not only by a wide selection of books but by a welcoming space in which to read them. Guests are able to choose a story, find an ideal spot, get cozy and read together. New worlds open up to those immersed in books and time easily wanders away from those in the store. Stories are crafted together wonderfully by authors who have a way of words. It’s often said though that a picture is worth a thousand words, and local illustrators are honored daily  in the artist gallery.

Special events mark the calendar here. Workshops help build illustratration and writing skills. Summer camps are fun filled and entertaining. Each session has a new and exciting theme keeping kids interested and parents happy. Authors frequently stop in to present their latest endeavor and talk about their inspiration.

Children Living in Raleigh Discover a Love of Books

Parents living in the Raleigh area often bring their youngsters in for storytime. Energetic presentators bring favorite tales to life earning giggles and smiles and gasps of delight. Additionally, exposing youth to new horizons, Global Kids Storytime takes place the last Saturday of the month and features books read in languages other than English.

Dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, this special place is perfect for getting ahead. Help is readily available for elementary aged students during the school year. Time is designated every Tuesday afternoon for those needing tutoring and homework help. Advanced reservations are required. Friendly faces and helping hands await.

Brought to the Raleigh real estate community by a librarian and stay-at-home mom, the Read With Me Book and Art Shop is located at 111 East Hargett Street. Open Monday to Thursday come in ready to read, browse around and pick up a new book or two.