Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library for STEAM Month each October - a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
Library locations are proud to host events for children, teens and adults, like 3D printing, rookie science, coding, home brewing...
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. As a librarian and lifelong learner, I can think of a million reasons to sign-up for a library card but, in my opinion, the most important reason everyone should have a library card is this: access.
I still remember the awe I felt walking into my...
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...
It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. It doesn’t have to be just about chocolate and greeting cards, why not spread love and kindness in our community while we’re at it? Charlotte Mecklenburg Library appreciates the love you show the Library every day of the year, as users, advocates,...
Both West Boulevard Library and University City Regional Library are working with local organizations to provide meals to children during the summer months.
West Boulevard Library
West Boulevard Library is partnering with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to serve as a meal site for the CMS'...
Public libraries are vital community resources that enrich, educate and entertain. And libraries continue to play a major role in fostering literacy for children, having a positive impact on their success in school and in life. If you haven’t been to the Library with your family lately (and even if...
How valuable is your library card? Library card holder Angela Glennon was surprised to find out just how much money she saves on one of her weekly trips to Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
When Glennon’s children were babies and toddlers, she considered the Library to be their escape, a free place to...
As part of our partnership with the ASC Culture Block program, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is honored to host the LATIBAH Collard Green Museum's The Door of No Return and The Middle Passage exhibits from December 12, 2017-January 24, 2018.
These emotionally moving life size installations explore...
University City seniors get digital with a mobile course
As part of the Library's DigiLit Community: Let's Get Digital program, seniors in the University Area were able to gain skills to build digital literacy without leaving the comfort of their community.
Throughout the 6 classes offered in...
By: Maeve Dodds & Hayley Burson
For Halloween this year, we wanted to do something special for University City library teens since CMS was out of school, and Halloween was on a weekday. Both of us have been interested and participated in escape rooms around Charlotte, and thought we could...