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

Adult Sensory Story Time

Wednesday, August 15 1:30 PM
Main Library

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.

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Write Like You Mean It

Thursday, August 16 10:00 AM
Main Library

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.

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Adult Sensory Story Time

Thursday, August 16 1:30 PM
Main Library

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.

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Learning Circles: Ebook Foundations

Saturday, August 18 11:30 AM
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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The Vulnerable Black Man: Moonlight

Saturday, August 18 2:00 PM
Main Library

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.

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