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...
Below are previous awards received by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
Gold for "Outside the Lines" social media campaign (Sept. 13-19)
Honorable Mention for A Library of Possibilities video
Urban Library Council Joey Rodger Leadership Award
Awarded to Karen Beach,...
Building to Enhance, Sustain and Evolve our Impact in the Community
As a pillar of lifelong learning in our community – our commitment to Digital Inclusion is long term. We plan to continue to build and enhance programs that are sustainable and can continually evolve to meet the needs of the...
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....
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has a plan for the future.
In 2015, the Library embarked on a collaborative project called Blueprint, to envision the future of our Library. We brought together a diverse group of stakeholders including the community -based Library Board of Trustees, Library staff...
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library serves as the flagship training Foundation Info Network (FIN) partner for NC and SC with Foundation Center.
Through this partnership, the Library provides access to resources that help you:
learn the fundamentals of grant seeking,
prospect research effectively,
The Job Help Center is ready to assist you in your job search. We offer extended computer sessions (timed for three hours) and experienced staff to assist with formatting resumes and searching for jobs. We also offer books on careers, online guides to resume writing, computer classes, scanners and...
Children who know and use more words when they are very young learn to read more easily and have greater academic success than those who don't. Get Ready with Words was designed to set children up for lifelong literacy through vocabulary enrichment. With generous funding from a PNC Foundation Grow...
What we can do
Provide a place to take the exam
Be available during regular business hours, including evenings and weekends (exams must be completed 30 minutes prior to closing)
Check the student's ID
Sign appropriate paperwork
Distribute exams received in hard copy
Print exams that have been...
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers a variety of resources and programs for the Charlotte writing community. Whether you are interested in joining a writing group, self-publishing your book, or attending a panel discussion—we have something for you!
You can subscribe to our writing newsletter for...