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I can prepare for my future with help from the Library

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The thought of navigating life after high school can be daunting. Is college the right fit for you? Or does your path lead to attending a trade school or stepping right into the workforce? Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is here to help you succeed, no matter which journey you choose. In its tenth...

Teen Services

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VolunTeen and Internship Opportunities  Are you interested in becoming a VolunTeen or Satellite Studio Intern at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library? Our VolunTeen initiative is now year-round, which means that teens ages 13 to 17* now have the opportunity to earn community service hours by becoming a...

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,...

Haunting YA Titles for October

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It’s October again, and with that brings cooler weather, things that go “Boo!” in the night and creepy crawlers in the shadows. Teen librarian Maeve presents some spooky books for October.  In The Cemetery Boys, by Heather Brewer, Stephen has just moved to Spencer, Michigan, which is full of old-...

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,...

Sign up for text alerts

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Would you like to know as soon as possible when you have a book waiting for you at the library? Or when your checked-out items are about to be due? You can receive these messages by text!   To sign up, simply go to My Account, log in and select “Text Message Signup.” Then choose which types of...

Because of you, libraries transform.

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/libraryweek
Libraries are more about doing than borrowing – more about connecting than simply plugging in – and your local librarian is your expert guide. Whether you want to get involved in your community, find a job, get smart about money, or build your digital literacy skills, your library is the key to...

Books that would make great gifts

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Looking for gift ideas? Books always make a great choice. Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's  "Charlotte Today" on Monday, Nov. 23, and shared these books that would make great gifts. Watch the segment here. If you'd like to learn...

Diversity in Young Adult Literature

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Diversity has come up a lot in today’s current events, and it’s important to have literature to turn to help understand others. This  list celebrates diversity through stories on race, culture, LGBTQ, and more. The Game of Love and Death, by Martha Brockenbrough, Love and Death play a game with...

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