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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...

My New Location!

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Hey, guys, the Iron Guy has arrived at his new location. If you've seen the last post on the old blog, then you know about the big move over to this site. If you haven't, or if you're new to this blog, let me introduce myself. I'm Iron Guy Carl (I thought about calling myself "Iron Man" but some...

My favorite place - Write Like You Mean It

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Shared by Tami Gosselin (fourth from right in group photo) Write Like you Mean It is my favorite place in Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.  This writing group meets every week on Thursday mornings in the Main Library on North Tryon Street.  It is a safe place to practice the craft of writing, as well...

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,...

Who's Your (great great great grand) Daddy?

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It was only 40 years ago that President Jimmy Carter made Grandparents Day an official holiday. Can you believe that?  This year, as you decide how to celebrate, grab your Library card and let Charlotte Mecklenburg Library help you connect with your close and distant relatives. Recording grandma...

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...

Fairs, Festivals and Funnel Cakes, Oh My!

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Fall officially began Sept. 22, ushering in the season of fairs, festivals and funnel cakes. It may feel too warm for candy apples, but that’s not stopping Charlotte Mecklenburg Library from offering a full slate of fall festivals and recommendations. Best of all? Everything we offer is free!  Tap...

Why this Librarian thinks you should get carded

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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...

New Town, New Library

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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...

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