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Gaining reading confidence: Paws to Read and Reading Buddies

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/gaining-reading-confidence-paws-read-and-reading-buddies
Have you ever read a story to a golden retriever? Or shared a picture book with a beagle? That’s the experience many children are having with an innovative program called “Paws to Read” offered at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. It’s the beginning step in turning reluctant readers into confident...

Essential in 2025

Page https://www.cmlibrary.org/essential
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has a plan for the future. In 2015, the Library embarked on a collaborative project called Blueprint, to envision the future of our Library. We brought together a diverse group of stakeholders including the community -based Library Board of Trustees, Library staff...

Census 2020

Page https://www.cmlibrary.org/services/census-2020
Welcome to the 2020 Census Questionnaire                      Click Here To Get Started Self-Response Deadline is October 31, 2020. There's still time. Complete the Survey!   Where is Mecklenburg County in its response rates?  Click here for an interactive map. (Image below updated 06/17/2020...

Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 (Digital)

Resource https://www.cmlibrary.org/resource/sanborn-maps-1867-1970-digital
Digital Sanborn Maps (1867-1970) for North Carolina provides digital access to 816 large-scale maps of 158 North Carolina towns and cities, including Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Raleigh, Winston-Salem and many others. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are the most frequently consulted maps in public...

CultureGrams

Resource https://www.cmlibrary.org/resource/culturegrams
Desplácese hacia abajo para ver la versión en español CultureGrams, gives you the world at your fingertips.  CultureGrams goes beyond basic facts and figures with local perspectives on more than 200 countries, detailing daily life and culture, including history, customs, and lifestyles....

Try NoveList Plus to find your type of mystery novel

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/try-novelist-plus-find-your-type-mystery-novel
Ever want a resource to direct you to subgenres in mystery books so you can, say, find good police procedurals? Then try NoveList Plus.   NoveList Plus is an online resource providing reading recommendations of fiction and nonfiction titles for those of any age ranging from child to adult. ...

Be Counted--What you need to know about Census 2020

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/be-counted-what-you-need-know-about-census-2020
The Census: What is it? The U.S. Constitution empowers the Congress to carry out the census (Article I, Section 2). The Founders of our fledgling nation had a bold and ambitious plan to empower the people over their new government. The plan was to count every person living in the newly created...

5 ways to celebrate Black History Month

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/5-ways-celebrate-black-history-month
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is excited to honor the historical and cultural contributions of African Americans to American History during the month of February and beyond. Black History Month was officially granted national recognition in 1976 by President Gerald Ford as an evolution of Negro...

A proud perspective

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/proud-perspective
One year ago, I attended my first pride festival, and it was one of the most transformative events I’ve ever attended in my life. I’m from a small town in South Carolina, and I was raised in a family of activists. Protesting and advocating for those that are facing injustices has always been a...

Con A de Arte: A history of Hispanic presence in Charlotte

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/con-de-arte-history-hispanic-presence-charlotte
The Census Bureau began to record Hispanic or Latino origin among the “foreign-born” in the United States in 1980. At that time, 3,962 persons (less than one percent of Mecklenburg County’s total population) were of Hispanic or Latino origin. Little more than one percent of Mecklenburg residents...

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