Charlotte Takes the Cake Day

To mark the official anniversary of the city’s founding 250 years ago, Charlotte will be celebrating on December 3 with cake! Each CPCC Library location will be providing free cupcakes on a first come, first served basis on this day. So, come out and help us celebrate this occasion!

 

Fine Forgiveness Days

Have library fines? Bring donations of non-perishable, non-expired food items to any CPCC Library location to have your fines waived! Donations will also be accepted even if you don’t have fines!

Guidelines for waived fines is listed below:

3 items for fines between $1-5
4 items for fines between $6-10
6 items for fines $10 and above

A maximum of $20 in fines will be waived.

Fine Forgiveness Days are for late fines only. Replacement fees for lost or damaged items are excluded.

All items will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. This event is in partnership with CPCC Service Learning’s Food Lion Feed Challenge. For more information about the Food Lion Feed Challenge, please click the following link: https://www.cpcc.edu/service-learning/events-and-programs/food-lion-feeds-1

Resource of the Month – CultureGrams

The CPCC Library’s featured resource of the month for October is CultureGrams.  This extensive resource provides reliable cultural information on the countries of the world, including perspectives on daily life and culture such as dating and marriage, holidays, diet, and personal appearance. Additionally, CultureGrams includes such features as recipes, photos, personal interviews, and graphs and tables with lots of different country data.

CultureGrams also offers a States Edition and a Provinces Edition, which focus on the various states of the U.S. and Canada, respectively.

Check out this resource today to see what it might have to offer you! CultureGrams may be accessed here or from the Research Databases section of the library website.

If you have any questions about the use of this database, please feel free to contact Doug Short.

Service. Place. Resource.

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