Part of the Library’s mission is to provide opportunities for personal success in reading and learning for everyone. To this end, we offer book club kits.
Each kit includes 10 copies of a book for use by your club, biographical notes on the author, sample discussion questions and tips for 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,...
Get a Library Card
Free Library Cards are available to residents of Mecklenburg County. Free Library Cards are also available to those who live outside of Mecklenburg County but are Mecklenburg County property owners.
Before you apply, check to see if you already have a library account.
What can you do at your library?
At our many convenient locations in Mecklenburg County you can find books, movies, music, internet connections, computers and rentable Wi-Fi hot spots, programs for children and adults, and staff trained to find the answers you need. You can also use our web site to...
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...
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...