Posted on 01 April 2013.
Library hours, click to enlarge.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is expanding hours beginning today (Monday, April 1) at its 12 community branches, including those in Cornelius and Davidson.
Community branches still will be closed Thursdays and Sundays. But they’re now open Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am-8pm; and Fridays and Saturdays 10am-5pm. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, County budget, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County
Posted on 15 January 2013.
Davidson’s library branch on the Village Green. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net file photo)
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library will expand hours beginning April 1 at its 12 community branches, including those in Cornelius and Davidson. The branches still won’t be back to full hours offered in 2010, but they should be less confusing, and consistent from branch to branch.
Community branches still will be closed Thursdays and Sundays. As of April, they will be open Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am-8pm; and Fridays and Saturdays 10am-5pm. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County
Posted on 19 June 2012.
Parents and children swarmed the Green Tuesday for the "Northern Town Folktales on the Green" summer reading kickoff. (Tilly Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
A steel drum player provided background music. (Emma Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Dozens of children and their parents were on the Davidson Village Green Tuesday morning for “Northern Town Folktales on the Green Summer Reading Kickoff. The event included storytelling, music, dance and crafts in front of the Davidson library branch.
Entertainers included Steel Drum Music, Minsky Delmonte, Cara Zara, Hoola Hoop Fitness, Discovery Place Kids, The YMCA, and The Author Squad. The kickoff was sponsored by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library, the Lake Norman YMCA, and the parks and recreation departments of Cornelius, Davidson & Huntersville. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville
Posted on 07 June 2012.
The Davidson branch of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is ready for summer. The library will have an open house all-day Tuesday, June 12, with refreshments and signups for summer reading programs. Then Tuesday, June 19, the library and other local organizations will host a “Northern Town Folktales on the Green” summer reading kickoff, on the Davidson Village Green. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Downtown & old Davidson
Posted on 04 June 2012.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is moving its computer servers this week and the work is affecting telephones, websites and library hours. All branches are closed Monday.
Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 09 April 2012.
Lee Keesler, a former banker and former head of the Arts & Science Council, was named Monday as CEO of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. The library board of trustees announced the news following a special meeting Monday.
Mr. Keesler will be the third CEO in the past year. His appointment gives the system a new, permanent leader as it continues to navigate changes brought on by county budget cuts and economic changes. Among his duties will be to develop a new strategic plan for the library, the system said in an announcement Monday. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, County budget, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County
Posted on 14 December 2011.
Leland M. Park, a Davidson resident and retired library director at Davidson College, has been appointed to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Board of Trustees, the library announced Wednesday.
He was appointed by Charlotte Mecklenburg school board, filling a vacancy that opened earlier this year. Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County
Posted on 23 November 2011.
Looking at this picture, you can hear Leland laugh! (Bill Giduz/DavidsonNews.net)
Thanksgiving. As O Henry once said: “There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.” Yes, it is truly American and a wonderful chance to gather with family and friends to count our blessings.
Today Around Davidson focuses on one resident of Davidson we are blessed and thankful to have in our midst: Leland Madison Park. We have some notes from Leland and a few remarks about the award he received from the Town of Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Around Davidson, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, Town Hall