The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man.
— T.S. Eliot

WHY LIBRARIES MATTER

There are as many library stories as there are people who use libraries—and in Mecklenburg County, that’s two-thirds of the population in the last year.

Diverse voices share why Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is essential in our community:

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

Nationally and internationally, research has proven the economic, educational and social value of libraries.

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