- Voting Location
- Retail Nearby
- Public Transit Access
- Career Center
- Park/School Nearby
- Meeting Rooms
- Free Wi-Fi
- Computer Access
- Printing & Copying
- Research Help
Located uptown in the heart of Charlotte's Arts & Education district, the Main Library offers a multitude of services, materials, programs and meeting rooms. This 157,000 sq. ft. building, centrally located, supports the activities of the Library's nineteen branch locations and outreach services. The columns in front of the Main Library building showcase quotes on reading and learning from famous people across time.
Group visits for teens are available at the Main Library. View group visit options.
The Main Library is a Federal Depository Library.
Upcoming Events at the Main Library
Shelia Bumgarner, librarian and local historian in Main Library's Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, will explain the history and background of Charlotte's oddly reoccurring street names. For example, why are there so many Sharon Roads? Find out at 12:15 @ Main!
Join us for this story time filled with stories, songs and activities. Specifically designed for adults with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues or other developmental disabilities.
Explore different styles of writing in a fun and comfortable environment. This group is open to anyone who is ready to write. Beginners and experienced writers welcome.
Join us for this story time filled with stories, songs and activities.Specifically designed for adults with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues or other developmental disabilities.
Lightly-facilitated study groups for learners who want to take online courses together, in-person. Learning circles are peer supported, facilitated by Library staff in Library spaces, and free for learners. Learning circles are akin to a book group for learning.
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.