Change through Media

What if the people who know a community best worked together to address its most pressing problems? That’s the idea behind the Charlotte Journalism Coalition, a partnership including Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, WFAE, WCNC, QNotes, QCity Metro, La Noticia, the Charlotte Observer, Free Press, and Queens University.

What are Middle Schoolers Reading?

School starts very soon, and we hope the kids in your lives have been reading all summer! We asked two middle schoolers - Alex Fleischli and Kathleen Stubbing - what they've been reading - and they're reading a lot!   Alex Fleischli  Alex is an avid reader and rising 7th grader. He's the son of local author and Library supporter Kimmery Martin Fleischli, and when he’s not reading he enjoys soccer, basketball, swimming and video games.  Alex recommends:

What's Gavin Edwards Reading?

We asked Charlottean and New York Times best-selling author Gavin Edwards to tell us what's on his bookshelf, and he shared A READING LIST FOR MY FRIENDS:

Big Plans for a Big Sale

They call it “The Huge One.” Most Charlotte Mecklenburg Library locations have a small selection of books for sale year-round. But once a year, Independence Regional Library holds a sale worthy of a special trip. The Big Book Sale began in 2016 and it’s grown exponentially every year since – this year it will take over the Library’s lobby for four days: Wednesday, August 21 through Saturday, August 24.