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Community Read 2019 Reaches Beyond Books

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Community Read 2019 is over – but the conversations and relationships it sparked continue. And that was the point. Throughout March, our community came together around books. This year’s featured titles, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Wishtree by Katherine Applegate, and Love by Matt de la Peña...

LOL with these hilarious reads on National Tell A Joke Day (Aug. 16)

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We can't stop LOLing with these six books! It's a good thing, too, because Thursday is National Tell A Joke Day. Dana Eure, the Library's associate director of lifelong learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's "Charlotte Today" on Thursday and shared hilarious reads for children, teens and...

Angie Thomas: author, activist, inspiration

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Angie Thomas makes the political personal, and that’s what she believes makes her an activist. The author of the New York Times best-selling novel and Community Read 2019 featured title The Hate U Give spoke at Central Piedmont Community College’s Halton Theater on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 about...

Charlotte Today: SCORE With a Good Book

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Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's  "Charlotte Today" on Thursday, May 10, 2018 and shared six books about sports. Click here for Library availability for books, e-books and audiobooks. And remember you can enjoy Summer Break with the...

Favorite 2018 mysteries return with new stories

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There’s bound to be a great pleasure in playing catch-up with the recommended “best books” of the previous year. That’s even more true when a handful of those books are mysteries. The trade magazine, Library Journal,  recently named its 2018 favorites in the December issue, and we’ve compiled three...

Online dating for valentine season

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There once was a time when online dating was considered taboo and carried a stigma (it was only something  socially-awkward people might do). The good news is times have changed and options are available. According to a recent Eharmony.com article “10 Online Dating Statistics You Should Know,” 40...

Charlotte Today: Spring into a new book

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This April, Dana Eure, Library Branch Channel Leader and Interim Director of Libraries, made a guest appearance on WCNC's Charlotte Today and shared six titles to help you spring into an new book. Click here to search for the titles Adult fiction Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid Daisy...

Charlotte Today: Books on Science/STEM

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Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's  "Charlotte Today" on Thursday, April 12, 2018 and in support of NC Science Festival celebrated in April, she shared six books about science/STEM. Click for Library availability.  Watch the segment...

Historical fiction blends into female detective novels

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Although Women's History Month is in March, you can still vicariously experience that spirit though the work of fictional female detectives. To successfully solve mysteries and crimes is noteworthy for anyone and these women navigate down avenues traditionally held by men. Three current series fit ...

It’s Either Tracking Killers or Tracking Birds in this Detective Series

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Spring is officially here and with expectant outdoor activities and one mystery series appears to catch and apply it as its major theme: birdwatching.  That is, the new series features a central character who is an avid birdwatcher.  Domenic Jejeune, a newly promoted police inspector is assigned to...

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