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Neighborhood Matching Grants is bringing Little Free Libraries to Charlotte Neighborhoods
In partnership with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation Friends Council

What is a Little Free Library?

A Little Free Library is a way to share books with friends and neighbors. The “take a book, leave a book” mantra lets people walking by take a book (or two) and return it, or replace it with a book of their own. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation Friends Council is supporting the initiative through book donations.

How can I get a Little Free Library in my neighborhood?

  1. Check your eligibility for Neighborhood Matching Grants here.
    1. Type in your home address.
    2. Select Neighborhood Matching Grant Eligible Geography on the left hand side.
  2. Attend the pre-application workshop.
    1. Dates updated quartlerly here.
      Old City Hall
      600 East Trade Street
      Charlotte, NC 28202
      *Parking is available behind Old City Hall, or we can validate your parking at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center’s parking garage.
For more information about Little Free Libraries and other Neighborhood Matching Grants projects, please contact Atalie Zimmerman at 704.336.4594 or azimmerman@charlottenc.gov.

To find out more about the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation Friends Council, please visit the library’s website.
To learn more about the Little Free Library movement across the county and how you can put your library on the map, click here.