This summer, Matthews Library held its very first Flash Fiction Writing Contest for adults. With our wonderful panel of judges (all gifted writers themselves), the submissions were narrowed to three overall winners and two honorable mentions. All entries had to be under 1000 words, and we received...
April is National Autism Awareness Month, and with it comes many ways of sharing information about autism with our teen community. To support those with Autism, and to share stories about autism, we have put together a book list for teens to read about autism.
The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida...
It’s still getting darker earlier, and the temperatures continue to drop. We have made it to a new year and January is the perfect time of year share a fun book with family, while making paper snowflakes while staying warm this winter. Below are some perfect picture books to share with your little...
The best part about writing fiction, is that a lot of books can be versatile for what age group they meet. This booklist contains adult fiction that is appropriate and relatable for teenagers aged 16 and up.
Jason Rekulak’s debut novel, The Impossible Fortress, is a coming-of-age story that follows...
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...