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Hit a home run with your Library!

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The Charlotte Knights, our hometown minor league baseball team, play just a few short blocks away from Main Library and Imaginon.  If you’re waiting for a game to start, why not stroll down to visit us?    Drop in to Main Library, only a short walk from BB&T Ballpark, to visit the Robinson-...

Get set for kindergarten

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You are either reading this article thinking, how dare they bring up going back to school - we are having too much fun this summer to think about school! Or, you are now day dreaming about the not-so-distant future when your children will finally be back in the care of their amazing teachers....

Book & TV pairings for your summer entertainment

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We all love summer, but one miserable aspect, besides the humidity, is the television programming options. Your favorite network shows have wrapped up until fall, and you’ve already binge-watched every episode of your streaming shows. But have no fear—the Library is here to save your summer! We’ve...

May highlights

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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...

This is your brain on summer: 4 reasons for summer learning, no matter your age

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The sunny season has begun!  At the Library that means we're all about Summer Break: Read, Learn, Explore, which takes place from June 1 - August 13. Here are four reasons to include learning in your summer plans, no matter your age. Have a little one? Summer Break is a fun toolkit to help your tot...

It's the final week of Summer Break

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Another summer has flown by! School supply shopping has begun, vacations are winding down and another Summer Break program is about to end.  Remember that Sunday, August 12 is the last day you can enter reading time and/or activities in your account. Participants have until Saturday, August 18 to...

Summer Break 2016 has ended—and what a great summer it was!

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Nearly 32,000 people signed up for Summer Break: Read, Learn, Explore program. It was a wonderful summer of reading, exploring new learning opportunities, and giving back to our community. Here are the results. Here's what Summer Break participants did:   31,937 people signed up for Summer...

Discover the learning moments all around us with Summer Break

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We're almost one month into Summer Break 2018! Did you know that babies, toddlers and preschoolers can join in on Summer Break too? Reading time includes time spent being read to and time spent reading to someone else. This means that parents can log time reading to their child for both parent and...

Get set for kindergarten!

Blog post https://cmlibrary.org/blog/get-set-kindergarten-2016
You may not be ready to think about your child's very first day of school yet. How dare we even bring it up! But - we've got a great resource for you to enjoy with your children this summer, so we hope you don't mind too much. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library can be your partner in helping prepare...

3 ways to explore without limits

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Planning a trip? Exploring new places can be a great way to expand your mind and learn new things, but sometimes exploring can take you to places that don't offer the connectivity that you need. Don't let a lack of internet or Wi-Fi access be a limitation! You can now rent a portable, wireless...