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The Library is the Great Equalizer

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It’s no secret children love the Library. From their first Storytime experience to attending puppet shows, participating in science demonstrations or meeting their favorite book illustrator, these are highlights they’re eager to share with friends and family. Perhaps what most excites children...

Library CEO receives CMS game ball

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The Library received a "game ball" from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Dec. 7 during its annual “State of Our Schools” event.   Superintendent Ann Clark thanked the Library for being part of an incredible collaboration. Said Clark, "We are so fortunate to have the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library as...

Get Ready with Words on WCCB's Wilson's World

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Get Ready with Words educators appeared on WCCB's Wilson's World in late October to raise awareness about building vocabulary in the very young.  The first 2000 days are critical learning days for children 18 months to 5 years old. Children who don't get an early grasp of vocabulary lag far behind...

Celebrate volunteers! National Volunteer Week

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National Volunteer Week (NVW) takes place April 10-16. The library is pleased to recognize the 1600 volunteers who have served us this past year with their energy, skills and talents.  We've created this special recognition video to thank them. Volunteers have given us 61,806 hours valued at over $...

Scaleybark Library relocating to a new home fall 2019

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We’re excited to inform you Scaleybark Library will soon move to a new, larger home! This fall, we expect to move into our new location at 4429 South Boulevard, approximately 0.4 miles south of our current location. The new location is currently under construction, and as we near completion, we’ll...

Nothing better than the smell of a book

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At the age of 60, Leslie Hooton's wish to be a published author came true. She is publishing her first novel, Before Anyone Else, with Turner Publishing. It was an accomplishment she dreamt of all her life. A childhood visit to the library with her mother was the start of her dream. In fact, the...

Welcome to the NEW North County Regional Library

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We missed you, too! North County Regional Library is now open and ready for business! Customers and community members won't believe the incredible upgrades to the building – there is so much to see and do. Here’s a run-down of all that is new: Starting on the third floor of the Library, customers...

Top Ten Reasons to Get a Library Card

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Take if from those who know: having a library card is one of the smartest decisions you’ll ever make.  As a Charlotte Mecklenburg resident, your library card is available and waiting for you. Don’t think getting something for free is reason enough to sign up? Here are Top Ten reasons why you need...

Library Card Sign-Up Month with the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!  The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library values learning, openness and inclusion and the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room team feels a Library card is the key to each of those things!   Library Card Sign-Up Month began in 1987 when the Secretary of Education,...