Ready for the “Great American Eclipse” that will occur on August 21? A total solar eclipse will be visible in a band 70-miles wide that will run across the United States, including North Carolina. What’s a total solar eclipse, you might ask? It’s when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun,...
Are you dreading the hordes of shoppers who will hit the shops on Friday to find bargains for the holidays? Head over to your local library instead, and find Black Friday deals you won't find anywhere else!
Black Friday Book Sales
Did you know that many of our locations have ongoing book sales?...
As the country celebrates the 100 year anniversary of World War I, the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room partners with The Charlotte Museum of History and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to bring you a series of FREE lectures about the “war to end all wars.”
In 1917, local leaders led...
In 2018, give the gift of a free Library card by sharing this post with a friend or family member who doesn't have a card. They may not know how much today's library has to offer!
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Main Library is a welcoming space for all, and with a newly renovated Teen Space on the second floor, teens have even more reason to spend time at Main Library this summer.
Teens have enjoyed The Teen Loft, Studio i, young adult collections and teen-specific programming at ImaginOn since its...
You know you can borrow books, movies, CDs, audiobooks and even e-books from Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Now, thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Library also lends podcast kits, free of charge, for up to three weeks.
All you need is a library card.
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Families and lovers of children’s literature won’t want to miss seeing Kate DiCamillo, the award-winning author of many books for young readers, as she visits Charlotte during the tour of her latest novel, Louisiana’s Way Home.
This ticketed event will take place on Sunday...