A Charlotte Mecklenburg Library card opens a world of possibilities with countless materials, digital resources, programs and services available at no cost. This summer, thanks to a partnership with Carowinds, library cardholders can also get discounted tickets to the Carolinas’ favorite theme park during Library Week, July 16-20.
Celebrate libraries and literacy in our community, and take advantage of this special benefit!
Purchase your discounted tickets
To purchase discounted tickets, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library cardholders can click the button below and login with the username CM and password LIBRARY (case sensitive). Discounted tickets are good Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20.
No library card? No problem!
Don’t have a library card? Free library cards are available to residents of Mecklenburg County, to those who live outside of Mecklenburg County but are Mecklenburg County property owners, and to students (of any age) enrolled in any private or public school in Mecklenburg County.
Apply for a library card using the form below, and take advantage of not only the Carowinds discount, but the many, many other benefits of a Charlotte Mecklenburg Library card.
Continue the fun all summer long
The Library and Carowinds formed a partnership this year to encourage the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community to read and learn during Summer Break: Read, Learn, Explore, the Library’s summer learning program.
Summer Break participants who complete the program by reading 20 hours OR by reading at least 10 hours and completing 10 learning activities AND log activities for nine out of 10 weeks are eligible to receive a free ticket to Carowinds (while supplies last).
Summer Break is made possible by a partnership with Carowinds. Additional support for the programs comes from Wendy's and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation. A special thank you to Carowinds for providing the additional benefit of discounted tickets to library cardholders in celebration of literacy!