Though Charlotte Mecklenburg Library celebrates newcomers to Charlotte yearlong through the #welcomeCLT initiative, the Library will celebrate National Welcoming Week from September 11-20, 2020 with bilingual reads in English and Spanish for all ages. The purpose of #welcomeCLT is to provide new residents (with an emphasis on international newcomers) with information and resources about their new community.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Outreach Department spent time in July providing underserved youth an unforgettable college and career experience.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.
Celebrate children and reading with special Día 2019 events all month in April!
More books in a child's home leads to higher reading scores, better academic performance and results in greater opportunities in life. That is why the Library has again partnered with WAXN-TV to collect new and gently-used children’s and teen books through the 64U Books for Kids book drive.
Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best.
Parents at Pathway Preschool participated in the Jump Start Reading at home parent workshop. Families learned of practical, inexpensive ways to enchance early literacy skills at home.
Participants at outreach sites wrote to Veterans, deployed troops, new recruits, as well as first time responders.