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Partnerships are Key for Success at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Following the economic recession that hit the U.S. in the 2000’s, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library faced reduced budgets, employee layoffs, reduced hours and services, and even the closure of four library branches.

The recession challenged library leaders to seek out partnerships and opportunities for collaboration. Despite the cuts and reductions the library faced, demands for library services continued to grow and reach all-time highs.

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