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Books, Wine, and So Much More

When Kara Hunt started her book club, Rosé and Prosé, in January of 2017 the goal was simple: bring together a group of women to share books and wine. Kara and about a dozen other women met every other month and did just that – and the group toasted their first year at Verse & Vino in November. That’s where an idea was born.
Brendan Reichs

What's Brendan Reichs Reading?

When New York Times bestselling author and Charlotte native Brendan Reichs isn't writing young adult novels and serving on the executive boards of both the YALLFEST and YALLWEST literary festivals, he reads - a lot. Here's what's on his bookshelf this summer:

New York Times Bestselling Author Emily Giffin Launches Book Tour in Charlotte

Charlotte readers will be among the first in the country to read Emily Giffin’s highly anticipated ninth novel. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation is thrilled to announce that the New York Times best-selling author has chosen Charlotte as the first stop on her upcoming book tour. “We’ve worked closely with Random House over the past few years to secure authors for Verse & Vino, our annual fundraising dinner. When they approached us about hosting this event, we knew it would appeal to Charlotte’s community of readers.

A Dazzling Star

When Foundation board member Jennifer Green agreed to dance in Charlotte Ballet’s Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte Gala in support of our Library Foundation, she was a nervous wreck.