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Charlotte Fall Reading in CRC

Posted on August 30, 2017

He can’t leave his hotel. You won’t want to.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility—a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.

In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery.


A Gentleman in Moscow



Charlotte Summer Reading

Posted on April 25, 2017

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ . You may have seen the classic 1959 movie version starring Charlton Heston, but have you read the novel? Written by American Lew Wallace from Indiana who was seeking both faith and understanding, the novel ended up being one of the most popular novels of the 19th century.   The story revolves around Judah Ben-Hur, a betrayed man imprisoned by the Romans and bent on revenge, who meets Jesus of Nazareth. Join us Thursday, August 24th at 10:30 am in the resource center for discussion about this extensively researched, riveting work! For more information go to


Charlotte Library Hours During Break

Posted on March 31, 2017

It is hard to believe but Saturday, April 1st is the end of Spring Term. There are two weeks of no classes before we start the April and May Terms. That being the case, the Charlotte library will be open 9-5, April 4th-13th (until Easter Holiday begins).  That means that we will not open Thursday nights, Friday nights, and Saturday during those two weeks.  Enjoy your break and contact David Mayo ( if you have any questions.

Charlotte Faculty and Students Can Scan for Free

Posted on February 2, 2017

This is a reminder that faculty and students can use the library copiers to scan class material or notes for free.  It is even possible to put you in the copier system with a shortcut so with one click your name will appear and you will be ready to scan.  Ask David Mayo for further details.

Ordination Exegesis Material and Expanded Hours at Charlotte Library

Posted on January 4, 2017

For those taking the Exegesis Ordination Exam, the Charlotte Library has set aside recommended and significant commentaries on Joshua.  You will have quality academic commentaries and other important resources that you can peruse for your exam.  A book cart of the commentaries will be next to the circulation desk.  They are not to be checked out.  The library will also be open 1-5 on Sunday, Jan. 29 and 10-3 on Monday, Jan. 30.  Contact David Mayo if you have any questions.

Resource Guides Updated

Posted on October 27, 2016

The “Resource Guides” on the new library website have been updated.

The most popular library guide is the “Internet Resources for Theology Students.” This guide includes good resources found on the web that can be helpful with academic and ministry work. The second most popular library guide is “Biblical and Theological Resources.” This guide helps students with Bible class and Ordination exegesis papers.  The two most popular tabs in this guide are the “Commentary Assistance” tab and the “Biblical Exegesis Resources” tabs.  The “Commentary Assistance” gives students help in understanding the different leanings of many of the commentaries found in the library.  The “Biblical Exegesis Resource” gives the students the current class rubric for putting together a biblical exegesis and suggests library resources that can be used for the different steps in that process.


Charlotte Library Training

Posted on October 4, 2016

Charlotte library will have training events on the new library system starting with the NT class on Oct 15. There will be short open classes after lunch on Oct 22, November 5th and 12th with more to come. Going to one of these classes will ultimately save you time and energy in your studies and improve your research.