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Our Brand Promise

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's brand features a vibrant and exciting look that celebrates the world of possibilities every member of our community discovers when they use the public library. It’s a look we hope inspires each of us to think “I can” when we think of our Library. Our brand was...

Historian-In-Residence Dr. Tom Hanchett

Dr. Tom Hanchett joins Charlotte Mecklenburg Library as its first Historian-in-Residence.   Charlotte Mecklenburg Library welcomes its first-ever Historian-in-Residence, Dr. Tom Hanchett, who on July 1, 2019 begins a 12-month residence. Hanchett, a community historian in Charlotte, will serve as a...

Arts & Humanities Database (ProQuest)

This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies. ProQuest Tutorial

Sugar Creek Branch Turns 15

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The Sugar Creek branch of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is blowing out its birthday candles today -- all 15 of them.  Opened in 2003, the Sugar Creek branch serves serves the Hidden Valley, Sugar Creek, NoDa, Briarwood, Tryon Hills, Atando Junction, Druid Hills, Newell South and Eastway communities...

Genealogy at the Library

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You’ve probably watched the ads on TV or seen a post as you scroll through your news feed on social media. Maybe you’ve heard news about how DNA testing is revealing family secrets, uncovering skeletons buried in closets or even cold case murders being solved. Different DNA testing companies...

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...

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Collards + Culture at Two Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Branches

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Continuing our partnership with the LATIBAH Collard Green Museum, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library will host three exhibits at two branch locations. From Dec. 18, 2018 through Feb. 25, 2019, Sugar Creek branch will host the exhibit Reconstruction: Redefining Black America. Beatties Ford Road Regional...

Escape Into History with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

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Dana Eure, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library acting director, made a guest appearance on WCNC's "Charlotte Today" on Thursday and shared books based in historical settings to transport readers back in time.  Tap here for Library availability for books, e-books and audiobooks. Love & War As the war...

How July 2 almost became Independence Day

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Yes, you read that right!   The legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain in 1776 actually occurred on July 2, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence proposed by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia. Lee made three main points, to include a...

Johnson & Wales University partners with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library to celebrate Charlotte’s 250th birthday

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One cake came decorated with a blue and purple Hornet. Another came sporting a bright red cardinal. One arrived with gold seemingly spilling out, and perhaps the most wondrous cake came topped with a Firebird statue replica. Students at Johnson & Wales University’s Charlotte campus created 15...

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