PHOTOS: 10th Annual Christmas at the Library

By   •   December 1, 2017

Live Nativity Scene
Friday, December 1, kicked off the tenth annual Christmas at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event features a live nativity, carolers, The Journey of Faith tour, story time and other Christmas festivities. Learn more here about this free celebration of the true meaning of Christmas—the birth of Jesus Christ.
Cross at front entrance of Library and tall Christmas tree
After entering through the large cross at the entrance of the Library, visitors come upon a beautifully decorated Christmas tree.
Baby lamb named Noel
The newest member of the live nativity is this sweet baby lamb named Noel, who was born on Monday, Nov. 27.
Horse-drawn carrieage
Take a horse-drawn carriage ride around the Library grounds and experience the ambience of holiday lights.
Exterior shot of Christmas at the Library
Many visitors enjoy Christmas dinner with family and friends each year before or after their Christmas at the Library festivities. Get details and make a reservation here.
The merry sounds of carolers can be heard each night.
Mel Graham
Billy Graham's nephew, Mel Graham, spoke at the dedication event for this year's Christmas at the Library. He makes regular appearances throughout December and enjoys greeting visitors, volunteers and staff members.
The animals are always a hit with visitors. They're available for petting Monday-Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.
Camel in foreground; live nativity in background
The activities begin at 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. The Library is closed on Sundays. Admission and parking are free.
Merry Christmas ornament on Christmas tree
Bring your friends and family and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas this year. We'd love to meet you. For more details, click here

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  1. Marie Hanley says:

    How beautiful. I wish I could be there to enjoy it with you all. I pray that many will be touched and give their hearts to Jesus.

  2. Dianne says:

    Oh if only we lived closer! The Christmas pictures are beautiful and remind us of our visit two years ago in the fall. The Library and its ministry has a special place in our hearts. God bless!

  3. Sam Orshoski says:

    Brings back wonderful memories! Thank you for the Word of God being lived out before our very eyes!! Merry Christmas!!!

  4. coraetta root says:

    I am prayerful that one day I will have the blessing to visit the Library at Christmas. God bless the dedicated December of Jesus’ birth.

  5. ka says:

    Thank you. I enjoyed the pictures and some day hope to get a chance to visit.

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