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March 1, 2021

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Three Things

Hello ,

They say good things come in threes, and today marks the start of three very good things with a common thread: they all build community.

We’re launching a new initiative today – Bookmark the Town. This campaign, which began as an idea from a Library supporter, will blanket the County with thousands of yard signs that start conversations, support and celebrate your Library – and generate a recommended book list that will keep us all reading for years!

Community Read begins today, bringing readers of all ages together to discuss themes of social justice. Joan Higgenbotham, a retired NASA astronaut, gets us started with her read-aloud of You Matter, the Community Read children’s title.

And of course, today is the first day of a return to in-person Library services. We can’t wait to see you again.

Thank you for your ongoing support.

 

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Jenni Gaisbauer, CFRE
Executive Director

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Reserve Your Sign Today! 

Open a book, open a conversation. Share your favorite books, support your Library and build a stronger community - one neighbor at a time. 

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Library Increases In-Branch Services

Effective today, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library expands in-person operations to include browsing and express computer use!

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What's Maggie Bean Reading?

This longtime Library supporter and the design genius behind Bookmark the Town shares what's on her yard sign - and the rest of her reading list! 

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Events

 

Final Draught: At Home with Page and Jake Fehling
Tuesday March 23, 2021

Join us for a virtual conversation with Page and Jake - parents, podcasters, and authors of Holy Crap, We're Pregnant. Ailen Arreaza will moderate.

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Community Read
Throughout March, 2021, author appearances March 17 and 24

Join your Library and community partners for a series of book-inspired programs around the themes of racism and social justice.This year's signature title is I’m Not Dying with You Tonight, by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal. 

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