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Ongoing Program Information

Identity Theft: Stealing Your Name, Stealing Your Life
Wednesday, October 25, 10:30-11:30AM

The recent security breach at Equifax highlights the real concern of identity security for all ages.  The Charlotte Library in cooperation with AARP Vermont’s Fraud Watch Network, will host a presentation identifying the tactics being used today to accomplish identity theft and providing helpful tips on staying out of the grip of con artists.

In the meantime, The New York Times’ Smarter Living offers some advice on what to do about the Equifax hack.


CLIMATE CHANGE & OUR COMMUNITY: SCIENCE CAFÉ MEETS BOOK GROUP

A three-part series to investigate and discuss the impact of climate change in our lives.  Coordinated with: Suzy Hodgson, UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Marty Illick, Executive Director of Lewis Creek Association.

Tuesdays @ 7:00PM
Reading packets available at the library or online here.

9/26: Community & Climate
Readings from Wandering Home by Bill McKibben
Additional Resources
10/10: Our Changing Climate
Selections from Loosed Upon the World: The Saga Anthology of Climate Fiction
Additional Resources
10/24: Strategies for a Resilient Community
Readings from Bringing it to the Table by Wendell Berry and Food, Farms & Community by Lisa Chase
Additional Resources

PLACE: Public Libraries Advancing Community Engagement: Environmental Literacy Through Climate Change Discussions.  PLACE is a project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), working in partnership with the National Weather Service, Califa Library Group, DawsonMedia Group, and Goodman Research Group.


September is Vermont Archaeology Month

Full calendar of events going on around the state can be found here.

New and Upcoming Titles

Click on image to get full list of titles with descriptions and catalog links.

  • Fic & Non-Fic

  • Juvenile & YA

  • Children

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 26
  • K-1 Story Time*
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

  • Community & Climate Change: PLACE Part 1
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Our community's consideration of the local impact of climate change, and the development of their own adaptation strategies. This session focuses on how communities are adapting to more frequent and volatile fires caused by rising temperatures and drought conditions, and how the effects of those fires can reach far beyond the forests and into urban areas hundreds of miles away. We’ll develop ideas about how families and communities can be better prepared for the future by working together.

Thursday, September 28
  • Coding Club*
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Beginners will learn to code with Scratch through guided video lessons to make there own simple games. Members with more experience will plan and create their own using skills they’ve learned. Chromebooks & earbuds provided or BYO. For 4th grade & up.

Friday, September 29
  • Preschool Story TIme*
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Monday, October 2
  • iPhone Tips Refresher @ Charlotte Senior Center*
    1:30 pm-3:00 pm

    Get the most out of your iPhone in this hands-on workshop. Tech Librarian, Susanna Kahn, will show you helpful apps, search and organization techniques, quick ways to connect to Wi-Fi, camera and photo tips, battery saving tricks and more! Please bring your iPhone and your Apple i.d. information for class. Please call the Charlotte Senior Center to register @ 425-6345.

Tuesday, October 3
  • K-1 Story Time*
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

  • Great Decisions: Geopolitics of Energy
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Thursday, October 5
  • Coding Club*
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Beginners will learn to code with Scratch through guided video lessons to make there own simple games. Members with more experience will plan and create their own using skills they’ve learned. Chromebooks & earbuds provided or BYO. For 4th grade & up.

Friday, October 6
  • Preschool Story TIme*
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Tuesday, October 10
  • K-1 Story Time*
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

  • Our Changing Climate: PLACE Part 2
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm

    What does climate change look like here? We highlight concerns from agricultural to public health & focus innovative and workable responses to change. Our readings include an apocalyptic short story as well as some tales closer to home.

Thursday, October 12
  • Coding Club*
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Beginners will learn to code with Scratch through guided video lessons to make there own simple games. Members with more experience will plan and create their own using skills they’ve learned. Chromebooks & earbuds provided or BYO. For 4th grade & up.

Friday, October 13
  • Preschool Story TIme*
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Monday, October 16
  • Mystery Book Group
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Copies are available at the circulation desk.

Tuesday, October 17
  • K-1 Story Time*
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

  • Great Decisions: Latin America
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Wednesday, October 18
  • Kids Code with Scratch: Adventure on the High Seas*
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Begin coding with Scratch with a guided lesson. Students animate an ocean wave to create a setting, then tell a story that takes place on the high seas. For 2 & 3rd graders. registration required.

Thursday, October 19
  • Coding Club*
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Beginners will learn to code with Scratch through guided video lessons to make there own simple games. Members with more experience will plan and create their own using skills they’ve learned. Chromebooks & earbuds provided or BYO. For 4th grade & up.

Friday, October 20
  • Preschool Story TIme*
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Tuesday, October 24
  • K-1 Story Time*
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

  • Strategies for a Resilient Community: PLACE Part 3
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm

    This public program shares adaptive strategies for managing environmental challenges that affect your homes and communities. With inspiration from Wendell Berry and others, we’ll generate ideas that can take root in your backyards.

Wednesday, October 25
  • Identity Theft Seminar
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    Learn how and why identity theft occurs, get instruction on protective steps and what to do if it happens. Presented by AARP.

  • Afterschool: LEGOs That Go
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Grades 2 to 4.

Thursday, October 26
  • Coding Club*
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Beginners will learn to code with Scratch through guided video lessons to make there own simple games. Members with more experience will plan and create their own using skills they’ve learned. Chromebooks & earbuds provided or BYO. For 4th grade & up.

Friday, October 27
  • Preschool Story TIme*
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Tuesday, October 31
  • K-1 Story Time*
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Wednesday, November 1
  • Community & Climate Change: Strategy
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

    This public program shares adaptive strategies for managing environmental challenges — like extreme heat and water scarcity — that affect your homes and communities. With long term improvements in mind, we’ll generate ideas that can take root in your backyards. Wherever your home is, you can find partners, grants and long-term opportunities to build resiliency and adaptation strategies.

Thursday, November 2
  • Coding Club*
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Beginners will learn to code with Scratch through guided video lessons to make there own simple games. Members with more experience will plan and create their own using skills they’ve learned. Chromebooks & earbuds provided or BYO. For 4th grade & up.

Friday, November 3
  • Preschool Story TIme*
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Tuesday, November 7
  • K-1 Story Time*
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

  • Great Decisions: Afghanistan & Pakistan
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Wednesday, November 8
  • Native American Program with Don Stevens
    6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday, November 10
  • Preschool Story TIme*
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Tuesday, November 14
  • K-1 Story Time*
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

  • Great Decisions: Nuclear Security
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Wednesday, November 15
  • Afterschool: LEGO Contraptions
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Grades 2 to 4.

Friday, November 17
  • Preschool Story TIme*
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Monday, November 20
  • Mystery Book Group
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Copies are available at the circulation desk.

Thursday, November 23
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

Friday, November 24
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

 

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