The day is February 14, 1993. It’s Valentine’s Day and Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You can be heard playing at high volumes from local radio stations. It all seems very fitting that this would be the day that a University Area institution, one that has been loved and adored now for 25 years, opened its doors to the community for the very first time.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library invites you to celebrate African American History Month with free programs, including living history events, a local author visit, film screenings, and fun and educational activities for children and teens. We've also compiled lists of resources that enable you to continue learning, exploring and having conversations about the moments and people that have shaped our collective past, and provide historical context for the current issues and movements within our community.