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Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is one of America’s leading urban public libraries, serving a community of over one million residents in Mecklenburg County, NC.  Accessible and welcoming to all, the Library celebrates the joy of reading, fosters learning and growth, connects people to each other and the world, and inspires individuals with what they can achieve.

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Read the best books of 2021

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
We compiled an all-ages Best Books of 2021 with titles from The New York Times, Esquire, Washington Post, School Library Journal and more.

Now open: CMLibrary @ Founders Hall

Monday, December 6, 2021
The first Charlotte Mecklenburg Library interim Uptown location, CMLibrary @ Founders Hall, opens December 6, 2021, and will provide customers the chance to browse books, pick up holds, check out materials, sign up for a Library card and more.