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North Carolina Author Project

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is thrilled to partner with Biblioboard in launching the NORTH CAROLINA AUTHOR PROJECT.  From April 1, 2019 -May 31, 2019, North Carolina authors will be able to submit their unpublished or indie-published work for review by Library Journal and state judges.  Winners...

Memorial Day Reads

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Memorial Day was first officially observed nationally on May 30th, 1868. Memorial Day is thought to have descended from the practice called Decoration Day.  This was a day in the South when rural communities cleaned and decorated their cemeteries. It wasn’t until 1971 that Memorial Day was...

Books & Authors

Looking for a good book, but not sure where to start? Books & Authors is a literary collection of who, what, where, & when that lets you browse by character, subject, location and time period.

Resources for Writers

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers a variety of resources and programs for the Charlotte writing community. Whether you are interested in joining a writing group, self-publishing your book, or attending a panel discussion—we have something for you! You can subscribe to our writing newsletter for...

Throwback Thursday! Reader’s Club Author Archive

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Reader's Club was born in November 1998 with just a few reviews and a lot of hope. For seventeen years, library staff submitted reviews of their favorite books to the Reader's Club page. In addition to thousands of book reviews, Reader’s Club featured a monthly “Meet the Author” column. Writers of...

Celebrate Siblings Day with Children’s Fiction

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April 10th is Siblings Day where we celebrate having a brother or sister. This is a great time to talk to children about the meaning of families and siblings, and to share a great book. The following books are great for children who will be new siblings, or who have siblings already.   A new book...

Make A Movie Workshop

Make a Movie Workshop  Beginning in January 2019, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, in partnership with Charlotte Unconventional Film School, presents a full series on how to Make a Movie. This workshop series is aimed at helping you make a movie.  Beginning in January and running through May 2019 ,  ...

Book Clubs

Part of the Library’s mission is to provide opportunities for personal success in reading and learning for everyone. To this end, we offer book club kits. Each kit includes 10 copies of a book for use by your club, biographical notes on the author, sample discussion questions and tips for a...

Closure Announcements

A decision to reduce library hours of operation is made with the safety of library employees and the public in mind. If the library system closes for a day, or any part of a day, library customers do not have to pay fines for that day. All due dates and holds will be adjusted accordingly.

Work for the Library

The Library is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. Current Open Positions To view a job description or apply for a position, please click "Apply Now" below. You must have an active email address to apply for a position.   Sr. Library Assistant (University City...

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