Events

EpicFest Literary Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

EpicFest is an extraordinary, free literary festival that brings children, teens and families together with authors, illustrators and the Library.  This event welcomes book-lovers of all ages into a community of readers. 

EpicFest is made possible through the generosity of the Jim Preston Family and other sponsors, and remembers and honors Jim and Elizabeth (Libby) Preston’s passion for encouraging and instilling a love of reading in children. 

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Final Draught: Art is Hard

Thursday, November 15, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Final Draught is the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation’s themed, quarterly discussion series...with beer and books!

Our next installment explores Art is Hard: Surviving and Thriving as an Artist in Charlotte. Panelists include muralist Georgie Nakima, actress Nicia Carla, and photographer Amy Herman. Brian Kahn will moderate the conversation.

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An Evening with President Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

Please join the Library Foundation and Park Road Books for an evening with President Bill Clinton and the world’s bestselling author James Patterson. They will discuss their best-selling novel, The President is Missing, offering candid insights into their unique collaboration and research, as well as the timely and alarming issues their novel raises about our world today.

The President is Missing marks the first time a President has collaborated with a best-selling novelist on a work of fiction. The result is a powerful, one-of-a-kind thriller filled with details only a President could know, and the kind of suspense only James Patterson can deliver.

Tickets $50 - $125
Each ticket includes a signed copy of The President is Missing

Tickets are expected to go on sale to the public on October 26, 2018.
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