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New Town, New Library

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/new-town-new-library
We often promote the great programs and services the library offers.  Another role we play in our community is the idea of "library as place."  The library isn't just books and programs, it's also a destination.  Library user Jenna describes how using the library brought her closer to her new...

Inspired by a Writing Group

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Library user Surabhi Kaushik shares her story about how the library helped her get back to writing. I have always loved books so the first thing I looked for when we moved to Charlotte was a library. Happy and comforted to be among books, I became a regular visitor to the Main Library. I chanced...

Cathy Fletcher - Adult Sensory Storytime

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For nearly three years, library service specialist Cathy Fletcher has been leading adult sensory storytime sessions at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s Main Library. In that time, Cathy says the groups she leads have become like family. “Everyone knows each other. They all get along and take care of...

Gaining reading confidence: Paws to Read and Reading Buddies

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/gaining-reading-confidence-paws-read-and-reading-buddies
Have you ever read a story to a golden retriever? Or shared a picture book with a beagle? That’s the experience many children are having with an innovative program called “Paws to Read” offered at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. It’s the beginning step in turning reluctant readers into confident...

Get Ready with Words Graduates!

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Thanks to generous funding from PNC’s Grow Up Great program, the Library, Discovery Place, and Community School of the Arts have delivered multidisciplinary vocabulary-building programs for toddlers and preschool-aged children at two community centers, online and in Library locations for three...

Celebrate volunteers! National Volunteer Week

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/celebrate-volunteers-national-volunteer-week
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 $...

Attending the ConnectEd Library Challenge Summit in Washington DC, by Library CEO Lee Keesler

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/attending-connected-library-challenge-summit-washington-dc-library-ceo-lee-keesler
Today, I represented our Library at the ConnectED Library Challenge Summit hosted by the White House, the Urban Libraries Council, the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the American Library Association.  County Manager Dena Diorio and CMS Superintendent Ann Clark joined me at the event...

NC's first female doctor honored with marker

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The Carolina Room and Charlotte Center City Partners will recognize the late Dr. Annie Alexander on December 20 by supporting the installation of a state historical marker in her honor. The NC Department of Cultural Resources will coordinate the installation of the new marker. The Carolina Room...