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Who wants to learn a language?

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Will 2017 be the year in which you learn a new language? It can be! With your library card or ONE Access account, you have free access to a powerful language learning service called Pronunciator. This service covers 80 languages offering a range of language skills, including reading, writing,...

History's Mysteries: Who Invented the Modern World?

07/25/2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
South County Regional, Community Room
The list of candidates for this honor is long and imposing. But one contender, possibly the strongest in the field, is relatively unknown. This genius was a street gambler, fought a vicious battle with his one-time employer, Thomas Edison, and died penniless in the Waldorf Astoria hotel. Learn more...


07/27/2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center, The Wells Fargo Playhouse
Somebody Else: Daniel Day-Lewis 5 movies, 5 (completely different) charactersCo-starring Brenda Fricker Directed by Jim Sheridan 103 min; Color; Rated R

Thrills and Chills

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This December, Charlotte temperatures have ranged from a balmy 70 to the frigid 20s this past weekend. While our last white Christmas was in 2010, our city normally isn’t suited for traditional winter sports.  During the holiday season, however, head to the Nascar Hall of Fame, which transforms...

Book Club

01/07/2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
West Boulevard, Community Room B
Join us on the first Tuesday of each month at 12:00 p.m. for a lively discussion. This month we will discuss Hunger: A Memoir of (my) Body by Roxane Gay. New members welcome! Light refreshment will be served.

Urban Book Club

07/22/2019 -
6:00pm to 7:15pm
Hickory Grove, Community Room
Join the Urban Book Club on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. New members are welcome. July's discussion: My Love Story by Tina Turner

Write Like You Mean It hosts Writers' Bonanza

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Writers at Main Library were treated to an enticing series of special events and guest speakers hosted by the weekly writing group, Write Like You Mean It. The festivities began with the second annual Poetry Showcase on April 14, 2018, providing a platform for our poets to share writing with an...

6 Graphic Novels Celebrating Families

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The holiday season is upon us! Regardless of your faith or cultural traditions, these cozy winter months are a great time to reconnect with family and friends. Why not try some family-themed graphic novels to celebrate the season? The Vision by Tom King You may remember Vision as the calm, polite...

Behind the scenes of Summer Break: Read, Learn, Explore

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to plan Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's Summer Break program? It takes many, many dedicated staff from across the library system to pull off our largest systemwide initiative. In fact, even though we are still in the middle of this year's Summer Break program,...

Graphic Novel Book Club at The Wine Vault

07/22/2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
University City Regional,
Join us at The Wine Vault on the fourth Monday of each month at 6 pm! In July we will be discussing "I Moved to Los Angeles to Work in Animation" by Natalie Nourigat. New members always welcome! Available on Hoopla. Check the branch or our catalog for copies.

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