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 ...

Save the date: 2016 ALSC National Institute will be in Charlotte, NC

Save the date: 2016 ALSC National Institute will be in Charlotte, NC
ALA has announced Charlotte, NC as the 2016 Association for Library Service to Children National Institute site, September 15-17, 2016. This two and half day conference is the premier event for programs and ideas related to children’s library service and is expected to draw over 300 attendees. This intensive learning opportunity with a youth services ...

LSTA Stories: Re-imaging Storyplace.org

LSTA Stories: Re-imaging Storyplace.org
This is a guest post from Jason Hyatt, Library Manager with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. LSTA Grant Category: EZ Literacy and Lifelong Learning How do you turn a 15 year old website into something that meets the needs of today’s users? That was one of the challenges Charlotte Mecklenburg Library faced when thinking about StoryPlace.org. Originally created ...

Call for proposals: 10th annual MLA conference in Charlotte

Join the Metrolina Library Association for their 10th Annual Conference! Location: the Conference will be held at the Harris Campus of Carolina Piedmont Community College. This is very near the airport with easy access to both I85 and I77. Date: The Conference will be on Thursday June 11, 2015. Submit your proposal here Proposals will be submitted to a blind ...

LSTA highlights: Charlotte’s Job-Help For the Homeless

LSTA highlights: Charlotte's Job-Help For the Homeless
This is part of a series of posts highlighting ongoing or completed LSTA grant projects in NC. EZ Library Outreach Services Grant [1], FY2012-2013 Project Purpose The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (CML) received $25,000 in LSTA funding from the State Library of NC in 2012-2013 to bring the knowledge, skills, abilities, and resources of the Job Help Center ...

Innovative Programming: Wee Read West at Charlotte Mecklenburg

Innovative Programming: Wee Read West at Charlotte Mecklenburg
Emily Nanney, Children’s Services Coordinator at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, was interviewed for this post. About the program Wee Read West is a year round reading program for children from birth to age 5 at West Boulevard Library, a branch of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Children at surrounding schools are in a targeted attendance zone in which only 35% of ...