Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers a range of programs and services for older adults. From financial literacy programs to technology classes to book clubs, we have something for everyone.
Programs & Events
Partnership with AARP. Through a partnership with the AARP, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers a suite of programming for older adults. These are offered at a variety of our locations all across the county.
Book Clubs. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has over 40 book clubs! These groups meet at a variety of locations, on a variety of topics. We also have book club kits available for check out.
Financial Literacy. We offer many finance programs for all ages. We work with Seniors Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) to provide “The Road to Medicare” program regularly at many locations.
Genealogy / Local History. Select locations offer 1-on-1 Genealogy sessions to help participants get started with family history research. We also offer a variety of lecture-style history and genealogy programming. The Robinson Spangler North Carolina Room at Main Library is also available to help with genealogy and local history research both in person, over the phone, and online.
1-on-1 Technology Tutoring. All of our location offer 1-on-1 technology assistance, typically by appointment. Participants can bring a mobile device with them or work on a library computer. We can accommodate most requests—from setting up email accounts to learning how to use a new smart phone.
Large print collection. We offer a wide variety of large print books which you can find in our catalog. Our helpful staff are also able to help you find titles.
Audiobooks. We have a great collection of audiobooks on CD and Playaways. You can also download eAudiobooks to play on a variety of devices.
Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-5000, option 4 for an appointment.
In preparation for Main Library's renovation, we are upping our "book sale game" during summer 2019. Each week on Monday morning we'll stock the book sale with surplus and outdated items from our special collections.
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