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Getting Ready to Read

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Skills to Practice this Month To improve your child's vocabulary, add more detail to what she says when she talks with you. Research shows that children who have larger vocabularies are better readers. Knowing many words helps children recognize written words and understand what they read....

Read To Me, Charlotte!

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EARLY LITERACY CALENDAR Born Reader Program In the Born Reader Program, nurses in the maternity departments at area hospitals distribute the book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? in English and Spanish to their patients. Then they encourage the parents and caregivers to read to their...

ONE Access™

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When libraries and schools work together, everyone wins. In 2015 the Library, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte accepted the White House ConnectED Library Challenge, pledging to provide students with easily accessible information and educational resources....

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,...

My 2018 Caldecott Committee Selection Experience

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's Children's Services Coordinator, Emily Nanney, was honored to serve on the 2018 Caldecott Selection Committee. Here, Emily shares her experience and the 2018 winners. Serving on the 2018 Caldecott Selection Committee has been a professional highlight over the past...

Children's Literature: May is... National Bike Month

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First established in 1956, May is National Bike Month, and is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists. Throughout the month, the league shares information about bicycle safety and the benefits of bicycling. Riding bikes is not only a money saving way to get around, but it is also a great way...

Celebrate LGBTQ+ with Children's Literature

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June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and a great way to celebrate this month is by sharing books with your children with LGBTQ+ families. This is a great way to start a conversation with your child, and to celebrate diversity. And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson is a classic LGBTQ book about two male...

EpicFest and the magical setting of ImaginOn

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Mark I. West, Professor and Chair, Department of English at UNC-C and EpicFest volunteer shares his thoughts about EpicFest and the perfect convergence of setting and experience: The story of EpicFest, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation’s free literary festival for children and their...

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,...

Gaining reading confidence: Paws to Read and Reading Buddies

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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...

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