Main Library

Address

310 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone

(704) 416-0100

Hours

Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm
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

Self-Care in the Midst of Change

Monday, October 15 9:15 AM
Main Library

This series will include meditation techniques to relax, find clarity and connect with inner resources to maintain poise and composure in the midst of job searches, interviews and life changes. All are welcome to attend.

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Austen-tatious Book Club

Monday, October 15 12:15 PM
Main Library

Join us on the second Monday of each month at 12:30 pm. In October, the library is closed 10/8 for Columbus Day so we'll meet the following Monday, 10/15. We will be discussing Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James. This group enjoys books by Austen and other similar authors.

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Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

Tuesday, October 16 10:00 AM
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, October 16 11:00 AM
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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Library Codelab: Mini Bootcamp

Tuesday, October 16 6:30 PM
Main Library

Join us for a three-part series in honor of STEAM month! We will focus on the basics of front-end web development, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, & Bootstrap. Join us for 3 Tuesdays in October for a hands-on exploration of these foundational languages!

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