Getting to Know the Library

Getting to Know Idea Box

Laser Cutter The laser cutter can etch on wood, cardboard or paper. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library encourages visitors to get “creatively messy” with free access to tools to design, build and co-create. Inside a glass room in Main Library in uptown Charlotte, you’ll hear the whirring of machines. It’s the sound of learning…
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National Poetry Month Kickoff

National Poetry Month kicks of at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library! Slammaster Bluz unveils the 2018 National Poetry Slam trophy, which will be houses in a glass display case at Main Library during the month of April. Pam Turner highlights the “Poet is In” project. SlamCharlotte members Jordan Bailey and Breeze perform…
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Beyond Our Beginnings

Join North Carolina Arts Council Literature Fellows Patrice Gopo, Bryn Chancellor, Eric Smith and Kathryn Schwille as they share readings and conversation about place, community and writing. This program was held at the Main Library on Saturday, November 17 2018 in the Francis Auditorium. You can find more information about these authors…
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Library History: Desegregation

This timeline was created using the local history and archives available in the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, located in the Main Library in uptown Charlotte. Robinson-Spangler Carolina RoomMore Info Segregation was the 2018 topic for On The Table CLT, an annual community conversation. Libraries and other community groups held discussions all…
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charlotte pride parade

Charlotte Pride Parade!

Charlotte Pride with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library This year Charlotte Mecklenburg Library walked in the Charlotte Pride parade celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community in Charlotte and the Carolinas. Check out this great video of the festivities Charlotte Pride website
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