Special Connect CLT

Double Time

There is an old Yiddish saying; “Man plans, God laughs”. Life can be unpredictable, and set you on a path for a greater purpose; this is my journey.

Best Bets CLT

Baby Registry Must-Haves

I remember the day my husband and I, in all our naivete, went to create our baby registry. Four hours later, we emerged from the store anxious, bewildered, and in need of a very long nap. Attempting to stock yourself…

Books for Kids

Back-to-school resources for Charlotte-Mecklenburg teens

Written by: Holly Summers-Gil Can you believe it’s already time to head back to school? Don’t panic though, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is here to make sure your teens are ready to hit the books! Now that Summer Break is wrapping…

Be thankful with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

It’s the time of the year when we start talking about what we’re thankful for and teaching children what gratitude means. This year has been hard for everyone and we all may need an extra reminder about all the good…

Celebrate Independence Day with the Library!

Celebrating Independence Day looks different for everyone! You might go to parades, have a cookout, go to the beach or set off fireworks. But, celebrating may look extra different this year with social distancing. Being patriotic is more than just…

College Transitions

Movie Reviews for Parents

Movie Review: 'Doolittle'

Eccentric doctor who talks to animals travels to a faraway island in search of a mysterious plant-based cure for Queen Victoria in 19th-century England.

On Task

Daddy Derek

The Doctor Is In

Moms Managing Media

Moms Managing Media

Manners Please

Back to School Manners and Social Skills

Four easy tips for boosting your child's self-confidence and reducing their social anxiety to help them make and keep friends and feel more confident in different social situations.

Travel With Purpose

The Effortless Girl

Easy Paper Roses

Craft easy paper roses that are an inexpensive and creative Mother's Day gift!

Easy Easter Eggs

Craft unique yarn eggs that make beautiful and inexpensive Easter decor!

DIY Crayon Eggs

Create simple and colorful DIY Crayon Eggs that are fun to play with and perfect for the Easter season!

The Daily Post

#GivingTuesdayCLT Kicks Off

#GivingTuesdayCLT supports 235 nonprofits and rallies Charlotteans to give back to the community, families and children.

Take a StoryWalk

Add a little light reading to your family’s stroll with new program coming to three Charlotte parks.

Fit Family Challenge

And the 2016 Fit Family Challenge Winner is ...

We have a winner! We are excited to officially announce the grand prize winner of the 2016 Fit Family Challenge is the Shaffer family of Charlotte! Congratulations to James, Karie, Alex and Nicholas on winning the grand prize family vacation to Universal Orlando® Resort from Charlotte…



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