Charlotte Mecklenburg Library in the News

Check out our latest appearances in the news here:

June 9, 2022 VERIFY: Do you have to pay for a library card?, article by Meghan Bragg of WCNC

December 13, 2021 Charlotte Mecklenburg Addresses Digital Divide with 20,000 Computers and Free Neighborhood Wi-Fi, article by Matt Enis of  the Library Journal

September 21, 2021 September is Library Card Sign-Up Month for Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, article by Chelsea Gwinn on Charlotte SmartyPants

September 20, 2021 Library Card Sign-up Month, interview on Spectrum News 1 In Depth with Claudine Chalfant

September 17, 2021 A library card gives you incredible access to information, on WCNC Charlotte Today with Eugene Robinson

September 13, 2021 Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, article by Laura Cavette for Charlotte Parent

September 7, 2021 Library cards are still important to have, on WBTV QC Today with Cheryl Brayboy

July 30, 2021 Well read, article by Michael J. Solender for SouthPark Magazine

July 23, 2021 Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Forgiving Late Fees, radio interview with Francene Marie of The Francene Marie Show.

July 19, 2021 Charlotte's new librarian-in-chief, article by Lindsey Banks with The Charlotte Ledger

July 8, 2021 Charlotte organization partners with county library branch to boost reading, writing skills for CMS students, article by Courtney Cole with

July 8, 2021 -  New Charlotte Mecklenburg Library CEO on a Transformative Year, article by Ryan Pitkin with QC Nerve

July 2, 2021 - New main library branch coming to Uptown Charlotte, article by Maranda Whittington with Spectrum News 1

July 2, 2021 - Fine free library, by Charlotte Today

July 1, 2021 - Going fine-free: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library ditches late fees, article by News Staff

March 2, 2021 - South County Regional Library Reopens, Ballantyne Magazine

March 1, 2021 - SNEAK PEEK: Inside the now-way-cooler South County Regional Library, article by Cristina Bolling with The Charlotte Ledger

January 21, 2021 - The best Charlotte-themed Bernie memes from the inauguration, article by CharlotteFive Staff

January 12, 2021 - Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Breaks Record - Checking Out 1 Million Digital Books in 2020, Charlotte Stories

December 29, 2020 - Celebrate Kwanzaa with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, article by Callie Pressley with WBTV's QC Life

December 6, 2020 - Public Art to Provide Passage Into World of Reading, article by ASC Charlotte

October 24, 2020 - How The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Is Helping Students With Virtual Learning, article by Jodie Valade with WFAE

September 17, 2020 - Charlotte Mecklenburg Library wants everyone to enjoy free resources with a library card, WCNC Charlotte Today

August 17, 2020 - Top 20 Places to Take Kids in and around Charlotte by Kids Out and About Charlotte

August 12, 2020 - Engage 2020 Brings National Suffrage Month into the Home, article by Ryan Pitkin with QC Nerve

July 27, 2020 - Charlotte Mecklenburg Libraries Expanding Digital Services With Online Tutoring, Enrichment, article by Christian Noguera with Spectrum News 

June 3, 2020 - Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Reopening in Phases, Hosting Summer Break Challenges on QCLife  with Kristen Miranda

April 22, 2020 - Celebration National Library Week from Home by The Biscuit/Charlotte is Creative

April 17, 2020 -  Online Programs and Book Recommendations on QC Life with Kristen Miranda 

February 15, 2020 - Community Celebrates Grand Opening of South Boulevard Library, article by Estephany Escobar with Spectrum News

February 10, 2020 - Libraries Remain Very Popular, article by Reuben Jones with Spectrum News

December 15, 2019 - Inside Charlotte’s Reimagining of What a Library Is Supposed to Be, article by Jen Tota McGivney

November 26, 2019 - ‘A bold building’: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s new main branch seen as tech hub, article by Alison Kuznitz with The Charlotte Observer

August 23, 2019 - 'I was always insecure about police': Program changing minds of kids used to crime, article by Michelle Boudin with WCNC

July 27, 2019 - An Essential Connector, op ed by Michael Graff in The Charlotte Observer

July 24, 2019 - Is Reading Relevant? Perspective article contribution by Ellen McIntyre online at

March 21, 2019 - Community Read 2019 as seen on Spectrum News

March 20, 2019 - The Community Read 2019 in Charlotte as seen on Charlotte Today WCNC

March 19, 2019 - Children's book author Matt de la Pena visits Charlotte for Community Read