Remembering Allegra Westbrooks for Women's History Month

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden as the Librarian of Congress. If confirmed Dr. Hayden would be the first woman and first African-American to serve in the post, as mentioned in a press release issued by the White House Office of the Press Secretary. President Obama issued a […]

Renaming the Charleston library she served for 30 years is a fitting tribute to Cynthia Hurd, one of the nine churchgoers killed during the AME Shooting last…

Terrell Boulware goes to Hickory Grove Library in East Charlotte to use the computers in his effort to find a job. Boulware has been unemployed for six months. At the library, he uses the computer to look for jobs and to send out resumes. Unless the county’s public library system raises $2 million, Boulware will […]

In a press release today, leaders of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library system today announced the closing of 12 branches and 148 layoffs, about a third of the system’s staff. The layoffs will be effective April 3 and the following 12 branches will close: Beatties Ford Road Belmont Carmel Checkit Outlet Cornelius Hickory Grove Independence Regional […]