Celebrate Christ’s Birth During ‘Christmas at the Library’

By   •   November 11, 2020

Woman and child on carriage
This year's Christmas at the Library runs through December 23. Due to COVID-19 safety measures, registration is required to attend the holiday event at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina. >>Make a reservation here.
Live nativity with animals in front of the Billy Graham Library
The Library's hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.–9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m.–10 p.m. The Library is closed on Sundays. Christmas activities begin at 5 p.m. Both admission and parking are free. >>Get more details.
"Merry Christmas" ornament hanging on a decorated Christmas tree
Although 2020 has been a challenging year and many events have been cancelled, followers of Christ always have reason to celebrate the Christmas season. God loves you and has a bright plan for your life. Find out what He did for you by sending His Son, Jesus, to earth to take away your sins.
Mary and Joseph with Jesus in a live nativity
The annual celebration of Jesus' birth features a live nativity, horse-drawn carriage rides, story time, Christmas goodies and more.
NYC frame of Ruth and Billy Graham on the fireplace mantle
Guests can also visit Billy Graham's childhood home, decorated beautifully for Christmas.
Inside of Billy Graham Library—cross window and large Christmas tree
"I am coming quickly" is inscribed on a wood beam at the top of this photo. This Scripture refers to Jesus' words in the Bible—in Revelation 22, where He talks about returning to earth to take His followers to heaven.
Horse-drawn carriage
Most activities are free, but carriage rides are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Reservations are required.
Thanksgiving dinner plate
A Christmas dinner is offered Thursdays–Saturdays,
 December 3 through December 19. Seating times are 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. There is a cost and reservations are required.
Silo with a Christmas wreath
A major feature of the Library is The Journey of Faith tour, which retraces the inspiring life of Billy Graham. State-of-the-art exhibits and historical retrospectives show how God used a simple farm boy to share the hope of Christ with millions around the world. The final tour starts 1.5 hours prior to closing. >>Learn more about a visit to the Library.