Connecting and sharpening Charlotte area library professionals since 1969.


        December Event
December 8th  11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Raye Oldham,
State Library of North Carolina
Unlocking the Doors:  7 Keys to Grant Writing Success


Raye Oldham has been the Federal Programs Consultant at the State Library of North Carolina

since 2010, where her primary responsibilities are to provide leadership and management for

North Carolina’s four million dollar Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Grant Program.  

Location: OMB


Free Parking

     Metrolina Library Association nominees
for Vice President and Treasurer.

Voting Closes December 5th.
Results announced at the winter luncheon December 8th.

Vice President

Mark Coltrain
      Mark Coltrain is the Assistant Director for Instructional and Research Services at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte. He graduated from UNC-Greensboro with his MLIS in 2012. He loves collaborating with diverse partners to create sustainable, authentic, and student-centered learning experiences on how information literacy impacts our lives both inside and outside the classroom. Mark also enjoys biking, craft beer, and vinyl record collecting.


Michael Munson
     Michael Gene Munson has been an Instruction and Reference Librarian at Lenoir-Rhyne University for over two years. He received his Master of Library Science degree in 2003 from the University of Maryland in College Park.  Before relocating to North Carolina, he was the Treasurer of the Consortium of Foundation Libraries, an association for librarians at philanthropic foundations.  He has lived in the Greater Charlotte area for nine years.



Metrolina Library Association is made up of librarians and paraprofessionals from public, academic, school and special libraries, and other individuals interested in libraries.  We encourage awareness and cooperation, provide opportunities for social interaction among Charlotte area library professionals, offer continuing education opportunities, and encourage cooperation, networking, and resource sharing among Charlotte area libraries.



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