Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Featured in Edge Newsletter

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Featured in Edge Newsletter
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library was recently featured in the Edge Initiative Library Profiles for their success in creating partnerships with local organizations to tackle issues surrounding the digital divide in their community.  Through partnerships, CML has been able to expand outreach to students, host a Digital Inclusion Fellow, and develop a digital inclusion curriculum for the ...

Carolina Mountains Literary Festival

Carolina Mountains Literary Festival
The 11th annual Carolina Mountains Literary Festival will be held September 8-10, 2016 in Burnsville, NC.  The festival features free and ticketed events for all ages and writers.  The mission of the festival is to bring together authors, readers of all ages, novice writers, listeners and learners in small, intimate settings. We are a festival ...

In Case You Missed It

In Case You Missed It
Let us know if your library was in the news! Email Amanda Johnson to make sure your library is featured. Wayne County Public Library is taking the lead on a new early literacy program working with numerous community organizations to increase grade-level reading scores in their county. Tiffany Torres of Cumberland County library talks about ...

Programming Highlights: Hickory Public Library and Community Theatre Partner to Bring National Artists of Crowns to Hickory, NC

Programming Highlights: Hickory Public Library and Community Theatre Partner to Bring National Artists of Crowns to Hickory, NC
This post is part of a series highlighting the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association 2015 Programming Award recipients.  We hope to not only recognize these innovative programs and their achievements, but also to facilitate sharing of programming ideas across the state.  Do you have a program at your library that you’d like to share ...

Programming Highlights: Urban Culinarian/Culinary Kids at High Point Public Library

Programming Highlights: Urban Culinarian/Culinary Kids at High Point Public Library
This post is part of a series highlighting the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association 2015 Programming Award recipients.  We hope to not only recognize these innovative programs and their achievements, but also to facilitate sharing of programming ideas across the state.  Do you have a program at your library that you’d like to share ...

In case you missed it

Let us know if your library was in the news! Email Amanda Johnson to make sure your library is featured. The North Carolina Preservation Consortium Hunter Library at Western Carolina University with their 2015 Award for Preservation Excellence for their “an exceptional commitment to the preservation of tangible and intangible heritage of enduring value.” The ...

Programming Highlights: Learn.Act.Grow at Rowan Public Library

Programming Highlights: Learn.Act.Grow at Rowan Public Library
This post is part of a series highlighting the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association 2015 Programming Award recipients.  We hope to not only recognize these innovative programs and their achievements, but also to facilitate sharing of programming ideas across the state.  Do you have a program at your library that you’d like to share ...

ACLA Conference Early Bird Registration is Open!

The Azalea Coast Library Association (ACLA) will be having its inaugural one-day conference on Friday April 22, 2016 at the New Hanover County Public Library in downtown Wilmington, NC.  The conference content areas will include Technology, Programming, Marketing, and Library Instruction.  Dr. John Harer, Library Science Associate Chair at East Carolina University, will be our keynote ...

Webinar featuring Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s ONE Access program

The State Library will be hosting a webinar on Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s ONE Access program entitled, “ONE Access: A library/school partnership integrating student access to library resources.” Learn more about the partnership between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library which allows all students to use to use their Student ID number to access and check out ...

Programming Highlights: Be a Pet’s Hero at New Hanover County Public Library

Programming Highlights: Be a Pet's Hero at New Hanover County Public Library
This post is part of a series highlighting the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association 2015 Programming Award recipients.  We hope to not only recognize these innovative programs and their achievements, but also to facilitate sharing of programming ideas across the state.  Do you have a program at your library that you’d like to share ...