The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, a department in the Main Library, houses historical information on Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and N.C. as well as genealogical and current information, especially resources focusing on the eastern part of the U.S. The Library's special collections, including sound recordings related to N.C., photographs of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, archives and manuscripts, surname and biography files, local and state government documents, public and private school publications and area maps are house in the Carolina Room. Patrons will find a large collection of reference resources - both print and electronic - as well as these special features:
The Carolina Room regularly publishes materials and creates exhibits about the history of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Electronic versions of projects are available for viewing as a part of www.cmstory.org, the Library's local history website developed by Carolina Room staff.
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At 20 convenient library locations in Mecklenburg County you can find books, movies, music, Internet connections and computers, programs for kids and adults, and staff trained to find the answers you need. You can also use the cmlibrary.org web site to access a wealth of digital material any time of day or night.
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Many of the Library's twenty locations offer meeting room facilities, which may be reserved by individuals and groups. If you are interested in reserving a room at one of our branches, visit http://www.cmlibrary.org/about_us/policiesMeeting.asp, refer to the Meeting Room Regulations, then complete the Main and Branch Meeting Room Reservation form and describe in detail about your group or organization and purpose of the meeting.