Charlotte Mecklenburg Library encourages visitors to get “creatively messy”
with free access to tools to design, build and co-create. Inside a glass room in Main Library in uptown Charlotte, you’ll hear the whirring of machines. It’s the sound of learning and comes from Idea Box, a makerspace that...
What is a makerspace? It's a learning environment for people to connect with others and create meaningful projects, using technologies and other tools that might not be easily accessible. Here are three types of maker experiences currently offered at your Library.
Idea Box in Main Library (for...
On a particularly busy day in the Idea Box on September 20, there were four activities going on at the same time! Angela Haigler took a break from helping a sewing "maker" to shoot this quick unedited video.
What you'll see:
1) Librarian, Marie Harris leading a group of seven in a class that...
Main Library is a welcoming space for all, and with a newly renovated Teen Space on the second floor, teens have even more reason to spend time at Main Library this summer.
Teens have enjoyed The Teen Loft, Studio i, young adult collections and teen-specific programming at ImaginOn since its...
Did you know that March is National Craft Month? What does that mean? It means there’s no better time to get creative, get messy, and get busy making something fun--and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is here to help in multiple ways!
First, you can join us at our crafting events and classes at...