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...
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is one of America’s leading urban public libraries, serving a community of more than one million citizens in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Through 20 locations, targeted outreach and online, the Library delivers exceptional services and programs,...
Make a Movie Workshops
As part of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s burgeoning Community Media Strategy, and in partnership with the Charlotte Unconventional Film School, we are excited to announce Make-a-Movie workshops. This year there are four different workshop versions. Read below for more...
We strive to make the Library, our collections and services accessible to everyone in the community. This page includes some of the ways we make the Library more accessible if you need any accommodations.
Getting help at the Library
Any of our staff members will be happy to help you if you need...
Fiscal Year 2018: A year of library service
All statistics are from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, except where otherwise noted.Download a PDF of these statistics.
The Library welcomed 3.4 million visitors through its doors.
By the end of Fiscal Year 2017, 384,450 ...
When libraries and schools work together, everyone wins.
In 2015 the Library, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte accepted the White House ConnectED Library Challenge, pledging to provide students with easily accessible information and educational resources....
Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library for STEAM Month each October - a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
Library locations are proud to host events for children, teens and adults, like 3D printing, rookie science, coding, home brewing...
Items borrowed from the Library can be returned to any of our locations except for Hotspot rentals.
New policy changes are underway as of March 11, 2019. Updates are noted below.
3 Weeks — All books/media can be borrowed for three weeks, except new release and fiction DVDs.
7 Days —...
Listed below are the Library Board of Trustees’ meeting dates. Please contact us with any questions regarding meetings dates & times at (704) 416-0602.
Except where noted all meetings will be held the third Monday at Main Library, beginning at Noon.
Review agendas and meeting minutes from the...
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,...