Breweries are controversial in Mecklenburg County. Critics often comment on the pace at which breweries seemingly pop up across Charlotte and its neighboring towns and counties, often wondering if the city has more to offer than alcohol. Dr. Tom Cole of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room explores the history of beer in Charlotte and all that it's bound to be.
Dr. Stephanie Myers, author of “Invisible Queen,” discusses the remarkable and unexamined history of our city's namesake on May 19, 2021 at 7 p.m.
The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room takes a look at the remarkable women who impacted Mecklenburg County - and possibly the world.
Allegra Westbrooks was the first African American public library supervisor in North Carolina. Ms. Westbrooks helped bring literacy to underserved communities, integrated the North Carolina library system and left an insurmountable impact on the Charlotte Mecklenburg community.
Who was John Price Carr? The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room details the life of the successful businessman and leader of Charlotte's First Ward community.
The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room takes a look into America's 400th anniversary and the commemoration of the three Roanoke voyages.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room details the life of Harry Patrick Harding, Charlotte School Superintendent from 1913-1949.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room explores the history of the 1918 Spanish Flu, its impact, controversy and the toll it took on Charlotte.
The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room details the good, the bad and the ugly history of the U.S. women's suffrage movement and the important voting progress and policy changes made up to today and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's current Engage 2020 program.
How did NoDa come to be? The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room details how Highland Park Mill #3 led to the cultural and development boom of North Charlotte.