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NC Science Festival

Find your FUN-spiration! Join us for official NC Science Festival events April 7 - 23, 2017.

The North Carolina Science Festival is a statewide two-week celebration of STEM - science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library branches are proud to host official NC Science Festival events for children, teens and adults, such as Legos, plant and sea life, coding, The Great Egg Drop Challenge, robotics, Rookie Science, technology, and much more. These events spark interest and excitement in STEM fields that last all year.
springtime

We're giving you a dozen ways to spring forward.

Though spring isn't yet officially here, the signs of its imminent arrival are all around us in the colorful form of yellow daffodil blooms and pink flowering trees. Springtime can be a great time for growth and new beginnings. The sun is out, the birds are singing, and it's time to launch exciting things! Here are a dozen ways to spring forward, and how we can help.
NC Kids Digital Library

Discover e-books and more… just for kids!

Younger readers have access to even more reading options, thanks to a digital resource sharing service for kids’ pre-K through 4th grade called NC Kids Digital Library. It’s an easy, safe and fun way to browse with your child for the digital titles they want to read.
 February is African American History Month

February is African American History Month

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library invites you to celebrate African American History Month with free programs, including author events, films, storytelling, and fun and educational activities for children and teens. We've also compiled valuable book lists, topic guides, and online resources so you can continue learning, exploring and having conversations about the moments and people that have shaped our collective past.
Turn "I can't" into "I can".

You're going to rock 2017.

Gyms are packed, kale is flying off the shelves — New Year’s resolution season is in full bloom. Now is the perfect time of year to turn to your Library to get inspiration. Here are a dozen ways to rock the coming year, and how we can help.
books shaped like a heart

Share the Love: Valentine’s Day at Your Library

Valentine's Day is a good reminder to tell all of our loved ones (not only our sweethearts) how glad we are that they're in our lives. It's also a great opportunity to spread love and kindness in our community. We invite you to share the love in many different ways with these special events, storytimes and community service projects.
pronunciator

Who wants to learn a language?

Will 2017 be the year in which you learn a new language? It can be! With your library card or ONE Access account, you have free access to a powerful language learning service called Pronunciator. We highlight some of the unique features of this service that make learning fun and easy for all ages.