Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is proud to host Charlotte Readers Podcast.
Charlotte Readers Podcast, hosted by local author Landis Wade, is the place where Charlotte-area authors and those who visit the Queen City read and discuss their award-winning, published and emerging works - the kind of...
Take part in our digital world. Get online at the Library. Learn about computers and technology. Make connections.
We strive to provide services and technology that connect people to the world and each other. This page includes some of the ways we can help with common technology needs. If you don’t...
Items borrowed from the Library can be returned to any of our locations except for Hotspot rentals.
New policy changes are underway as of March 11, 2019. Updates are noted below.
3 Weeks — All books/media can be borrowed for three weeks, except new release and fiction DVDs.
7 Days —...
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...
Outreach is for everyone!
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s services extend beyond our physical locations. We are committed to providing all community members access to our staff, resources and services. Our goal is to provide services to some of the highest need and under-served populations in our...
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...
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers a range of programs and services for older adults. From financial literacy programs to technology classes to book clubs, we have something for everyone.
Programs & Events
Partnership with AARP. Through a partnership with the AARP, Charlotte Mecklenburg...
Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library for STEAM Month each October - a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
Library locations are proud to host events for children, teens and adults, like 3D printing, rookie science, coding, home brewing...
Main Library: Past, Present and Future
For more than a century, a library has stood on the 300 block of North Tryon Street, reinventing itself to meet the changing needs of the growing Charlotte-Mecklenburg community. As the Library is poised to reinvent itself once again, the Main Library is...