Jeanne Harper had always wanted to be a princess.
In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Harper would sit in her aunt and uncle’s house on North Tryon Street and watch the city’s Thanksgiving Parade march by, wishing to be a tumbler or a Carrousel Princess in the parade.
In 1953, Harper’s dream came...
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Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's "Charlotte Today" on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, and shared these titles. How many have you read? Watch the Charlotte Today segment...
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library invites you to celebrate African American History Month with free programs, including living history events, a local author visit, film screenings, and fun and educational activities for children and teens. We've also compiled lists of resources that enable you to...
The thought of navigating life after high school can be daunting. Is college the right fit for you? Or does your path lead to attending a trade school or stepping right into the workforce? Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is here to help you succeed, no matter which journey you choose.
In its tenth...
It’s still getting darker earlier, and the temperatures continue to drop. We have made it to a new year and January is the perfect time of year share a fun book with family, while making paper snowflakes while staying warm this winter. Below are some perfect picture books to share with your little...
Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's "Charlotte Today" on Thursday, April 12, 2018 and in support of NC Science Festival celebrated in April, she shared six books about science/STEM. Click for Library availability.
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It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. It doesn’t have to be just about chocolate and greeting cards, why not spread love and kindness in our community while we’re at it? Charlotte Mecklenburg Library appreciates the love you show the Library every day of the year, as users, advocates,...
April showers bring May flowers… so what does May bring?
At your library, May brings a flurry of activity, as we prepare our gardens, plan for the end of the school year, and participate in a wealth of celebrations—including Older Americans Month, Comic Book Day, Small Business Week and Mother's...