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Bring Your Book Club to Verse & Vino!

Books, wine, food…sounds like a great book club meeting, doesn’t it? It’s also Verse & Vino. We sometimes describe Verse & Vino as a community of readers coming together to celebrate the joy of libraries, and it’s no surprise that book clubs across the region have made it an annual destination.

Time, Talent and Treasure

Every day, Library supporters invest time, talent and treasure in our Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. For nearly forty years, Carol Hull has given all three. When Carol moved to Mint Hill from Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1982, one of her first stops was the Library, then a storefront in a strip mall. She quickly came to view the Library as an essential part of her new community, and her annual donations earned her a “Friends” sticker on her Library card.

What's Dannye Romine Powell Reading?

If you're looking for a good read, ask a book reviewer for a recommendation! Dannye Romine Powell of the Charlotte Observer shared a few of her favorites: I say any book is an excellent read if it engages you as you fly from Charlotte to Dallas in a stiff, way-back-of-the-beyond seat with neither window or movable headrest.  

Together, We Continue to Grow

There were more spreadsheets than champagne at the celebration, but with your support your Library Foundation just closed another successful fiscal year. In fiscal year 2018, private investment in our Library totaled over $1.8 million. These funds support Library programming for all ages, digital and print resources systemwide, and the innovative initiatives that make your Library a leader in the field, prepared to meet changing public needs and priorities in new ways.

Ready for Prime Time!

We've launched something new...and LIVE!  In late June we began airing a new live video series, Karen and Teleia on Books, on our Facebook page.  In the first installment Karen Beach, Deputy Director and Teleia White, Director of Individual Giving, provided a sneak peak into the author selection process for Verse & Vino and shared a few good reads.