Category Archives: Events

MLK Commemoration Events

CPCC Library will be holding two events, one at Cato Campus and one at Central Campus,  to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For more information, please see below:

CATO CAMPUS EVENT

CENTRAL CAMPUS EVENT

Learning Resource Center Green Roof Project

Thanks to the CPCC Public Art Committee and CPCC Cabinet for supporting the LRC Green Roof Project.  The Green roof sculptures presentation was held on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017.  The sculptor, Matt Horick talked about his process in creating the sculptures.  The space on the city view side of the LRC veranda is a beautiful outdoor space for anyone wanting to enjoy the beauty of the Charlotte skyline.

Library Sponsored Sensoria Events

CPCC Library is hosting Sensoria programs across campuses:

Author Showcases are taking place at Central and Cato.

  • At Central, Gavin Edwards, “Author of The Tao of Bill Murray: Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing,” will be speaking Monday, April 3, at 11:30 AM in the Library Atrium.
  • At Cato, “Ed Williams, former editorial page editor of the Charlotte Observer, will share his wisdom and wit with CPCC audiences.” He will be speaking Wednesday, April 5, at 9:30 AM in CT024.

Harris and Cato have Edible Book Fests. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to create an “edible book” inspired by a favorite tale, a pun on a famous title or simply in the shape of a book, scroll, or tablet.  All entries will be exhibited, documented, and then eaten!

  • Harris hosts the Edible Book Fest on Monday, April 3, at 5:30 PM.
  • Cato hosts the Edible Book Fest on Wednesday, April 5, at 11:30 AM.

At Harris, the library is presenting a film. Staff will be showing and discussing Girl with a Pearl Earring. It takes place Friday, March 31 at 1 PM, in the Harris Student Life Lounge.

CPCC Library is hosting Book Sales throughout the week. Stock up early on Christmas and birthday presents, or just pick up something interesting to read!

  • Levine, Harper – All week.
  • Cato – Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Central – Wednesday, Thursday

CPCC Library is also participating in World War I Centennial events as part of a grant. On Thursday, April 6, at 9:30 AM at Central Campus, in Tate Hall, there will be, “a program commemorating the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I in 1917. Mecklenburg County played a role in the war as a training camp, Camp Greene, was located in the area to prepare troops before going to Europe.”

At Central, there will be an Architectural Technology exhibit and reception in the Library Atrium on Tuesday, April 4, all day.

There will be a Green Roof reception at the Central library on Wednesday, April 5, to celebrate the new green roof over Pease Auditorium, adjacent to the library.