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Advice for College Students: 6 Reasons to Get a (Free) Public Library Card

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If the classroom is the first stop in the learning experience, the library is the next destination. It’s the place where students and researchers go to find books and journal articles, use electronic resources, consult with librarians, conduct research, write papers, and study. Libraries are...

Don't Miss the Solar Eclipse!

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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,...

Black Friday deals at the Library

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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?...

World War I: The Forgotten War

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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...

Tell a friend ... how easy it is to get a library card!

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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!  For example ... Easy online application with instant access Instantly accessible digital content such as e-books, e-...

Free financial education at the Library with Money Smart Week

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is joining libraries and financial institutions across the country in Money Smart Week, April 21-28, 2018, with the aim of helping everyone get smart about their personal finances. Money Smart Week is the broadest and most comprehensive financial educational program in...

Teens are invited to visit Main Library this summer

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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...

When schools and libraries work together, everyone wins.

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It’s time again for back-to-school, and students and teachers at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (and some charter and private schools!) have access to the most valuable school supply – Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. The Library’s ONE Access™ program allows students and teachers to use their school...

Create your own podcast (for free!) with your library card

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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. You’ve...

Meet two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo at ImaginOn – Jan. 13

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This event is sold out. 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...

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