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You're going to rock 2017.

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Gyms are packed, kale is flying off the shelves — New Year’s resolution season is in full bloom. Now is the perfect time of year to turn to your Library to get inspiration. You’ve been doing a great job checking in with us already. Keep it up in 2017 by visiting us online or in person anytime you...

Charlotte Today: 5 Great books to add to your reading list

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Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, visited the set of WCNC's  "Charlotte Today" to share books by the five bestselling authors who will be presenting at this year's Verse & Vino, a literary event put on each year by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation....

Truth or fiction?

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Director of Libraries David Singleton talks about "fake news," how to spot it, and the role libraries play in a post-truth era. Literacy is so much more than knowing how to read. Information literacy is knowing whether what you are reading is reliable. In this age of online news, it can be...

April Is National Poetry Month

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April is National Poetry Month. Take some time to celebrate with the library! We can help you learn more about poetry as an integral part of our culture, introduce you to forms of poetry or poets you’ve never read, expose you to the work of local poets who participate in our poetry events, or, if...

Introducing Learning Circles: We Learn Better Together!

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is excited to introduce a new concept in learning to its customers: Learning Circles. Learning Circles are organized groups of people taking a free online class together, in person, at the library. Learning Circles are facilitated by library staff, who are dedicated to...

Tracking Mystery Fiction in North Carolina

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A few years ago, a Charlotte Mecklenburg Library adult services librarian developed a reader’s advisory tool which was shared with several library branches, including South County and Steele Creek. She created a series of large bookmarks listing various reading genres.  One bookmark covers...

Want to Hear a Good Mystery Story?

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As this blog shared three weeks earlier, June is National Audiobook Month, and there’s no reason not to enjoy a book in your favorite genre as, say, a mystery.   Why not enjoy the book as told to you by a skillful audiobook narrator?  You have good options at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.  If...

Selected Summer Vacation Mystery Novels

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The summer traveling period is here and for many it is also the time to relax and read.  Book lovers come to seek a little advice for new titles through a recommended summer reading list, and mystery readers should be not excluded.  For mystery fans, a good mystery is always in season. A quick...

It's Tee Time in Charlotte!

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Some of the biggest names in the sport, like Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, and Phil Mickelson will compete for the championship August 7-13.  For the latest information, scores, and news, head over to the official website. Read more about the history of the Quail Hollow Club, including the Wells...

Teen Librarian Recommends: Young Adult Booklists from Far and Wide

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One really great feature of Bibliocommons is not only the ability to have access to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library’s staff book lists, but it lets us see lists that staff members from libraries all around the world create. This amazing capability of sharing booklists is beneficial to any reader who...

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