IMC stacks


The Instructional Materials Center (IMC) is a model Pre-K – 12 school media center. We serve Appalachian students, faculty, and staff, as well as area educators and community members.

Our Services

  • Classes & Workshops

    Classes on finding and using library resources and themed workshops on special topics

  • Reference Services

    Research assistance for ASU students, faculty, and staff, as well as area educators and community members

  • Readers' Advisory

    Assistance choosing titles for all ages and reading levels

  • Faculty Consultations

    Planning classroom instruction and teaching together as well as collection support for faculty research interests and curriculum

Our Materials

  • Children’s & Young Adult Literature

    Fiction, non-fiction, picture books, biographies, etc. You can check out IMC materials.

  • Curriculum Ideas

    Curriculum and lesson planning ideas and examples

  • K–12 Textbooks

    Both N.C. state adopted and supplementary

  • Manipulatives and displays

    Posters, models, puppets, games, and more

  • Professional & Reference Collections

    Reference materials for educators as well as encyclopedias and other reference materials for children

Book Lists

Book Lists

Find books representing a specific genre, theme, or reading level, such as Graphic Novels for Middle Grades



The Makerspace houses Ellison Diecuts, laminators, a comb binder, 3D printers, laser cutters and more.

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

 Take our virtual tour to learn more about what the Instructional Materials Center has to offer.