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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.
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What's Matt Olin Reading?

He's been called Charlotte's "champion of creativity" and he serves up a jolt of inspiration as the organizer of monthly must-do Creative Mornings. Matt Olin tells us what's on his bookshelf:   Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, by Susan Jeffers This book came into my life at a crucial moment, and it made a huge difference for me.

Leading the Way

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force released its Leading on Opportunity report last year. Organizations and individuals throughout our community are galvanizing in response to its recommendations around improving economic mobility for our city’s children. Your Library is ready, because providing access to opportunity is in our DNA.