Explore issues of censorship and freedom of speech with these books about banned books.
Local author visits Charlotte Mecklenburg Library to discuss his latest mystery.
Why think about back-to-school when you can travel back in time?
Why are the days of summer all about dogs? Why are they so hot? Learn where this phrase comes from and discover some of our favorite popular “litter”ature at your local branch or online!
More and more today, books are being made into movies, and now they are being made into Netflix specials. Below are some books that were made into shows or movies available to Netflix subscribers.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and a great way to celebrate this month is by sharing books with your children with LGBTQ+ families. This is a great way to start a conversation with your child, and to celebrate diversity.
The contest for the best-loved American novel in "The Great American Read” appears staggering when judging from 100 different titles, but try to look at the 12 listed genres instead and go from there.
Superheroes disguised as library employees (or vice versa?) will be at HeroesCon June 15-17, 2018 , Booth 101. If you're attending, stop by our booth and say hi! You can get a free library card, learn about our free event ImagiCon in July, learn about the Library's graphic novel and anime collections, sign up for Summer Break and so much more.
Designed to spark a national conversation about reading, literacy and the books that have inspired, moved and shaped us, The Great American Read is an eight-part PBS series and competition that explores the joy of books and the power of reading through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved books, as voted on by the public.
Looking for book ideas to read during African American History Month?
Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's "Charlotte Today" on Thursday, February 8, 2018, and shared books to read during African American History Month that honor the past and inspire the future.