Main Library

Address

310 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone

(704) 416-0100

Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-8:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

Amenities

  • Proctoring
  • Makerspace
  • 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

Parking Options

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Upcoming Events at the Main Library

Learning Circles: Music Business Foundations

Tuesday, June 26 12:30 PM
Main Library

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.

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Present Like a Boss: Learn to Sway

Tuesday, June 26 2:00 PM
Main Library

Learn to use the Office 365 presentation program Sway to create beautiful multimedia presentations that can be viewed on any device. Please bring an outline or presentation file (Word, Powerpoint, PDF, etc.) to learn the process of converting an idea into a Sway.

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Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

Tuesday, June 26 3:00 PM
Main Library

Sign up for a 1 hour individual session with a library staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-0101 or come to the Reference Desk on the second floor of Main Library.

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Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

Tuesday, June 26 4:00 PM
Main Library

Sign up for a 1 hour individual session with a library staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-0101 or come to the Reference Desk on the second floor of Main Library.

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