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Program Updates & Information

Library Will be Closed October 1-3
The Charlotte Library will be closed Thursday, October 1 through Saturday, October 3 for maintenance work. Porch pickup will also be suspended for these three days. Please let us know what we can set aside for you in the meantime.

Extra Hours for Groups
We have added an extra hour to our schedule exclusively for families and other groups. From Monday to Thursday, the library will be open to groups by appointment from 3 to 4 pm.

Each appointment slot is 30 minutes and allows for up to 8 people in a pod/family group to enter together. Registration is required.

Reserve a 3pm Visit Reserve a 3:30pm Visit

New Resources: Family Resources for Fun & Learning
Find information on distance learning, new activity kits to borrow, outdoor activities and more on the new Family Resources for Fun & Learning page. 

Charlotte Bakes Cakes
Feast your eyes on the entries from our Create a Cake Vermont-themed baking contest!

The Library is Open for In-Person Visits and Porch Pickup

  • Library Hours:
    • Monday through Thursday 10am to 3pm
      • 10 to 11am: reserved for at-risk individuals
      • 12 to 1pm: library closed for cleaning & sanitizing
  • Porch Pickup Hours:
    • Monday through Thursday: 10am to 4pm
    • Saturday: 10am to noon
  • Patrons allowed in building for maximum of 30 minutes to select and checkout books
  • 5 patrons allowed in building at one time
  • Patrons enter through main entrance and exit on north end of porch (except those requiring ADA access, who may enter and exit through main entrance)
  • Patrons are encouraged to limit number of family/pod members visiting library
  • All patrons must wear masks and sanitize hands when entering building
  • Patrons must follow marks on floor for social distancing while visiting the stacks and standing in line at the service desk.

Library staff will be on hand to assist with book checkout and location via computer. Staff will be masked at all times and wear gloves when handling materials for sanitizing prior to and during checkout.

We look forward to seeing you at the library at long last and to sharing our wonderful new building with the rest of the community, even in such a limited first start. We hope to move to subsequent phases as long as the COVID-19 recovery continues here in Vermont. This opening comes with the caveat that library hours and access could change at any time as the situation in Vermont warrants.

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Resources

Need a Library Card?

No library card? No problem!  Charlotte (Vermont) residents can sign up for a virtual library card by filling out a quick form. 

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New & Upcoming Books

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

Fic & Non-Fic

Juvenile & YA

Picture  Book & Early Reader

Upcoming Events

Registration is required for all Library programs. Currently we are offering a very few programs at the library and everything else remains online.
Online programs take place on Zoom, please see program description for registration specifics. Register for in-person events on Eventbrite. Questions? Send us an email. All Library programs are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 7
  • Virtual Coding Club
    3:00 pm-4:15 pm

    Join coding mentor Charlie and Susanna on Zoom for an hour of coding and connection.  All levels are welcome to learn Scratch or hone…
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Wednesday, October 14
  • Virtual Coding Club
    3:00 pm-4:15 pm

    Join coding mentor Charlie and Susanna on Zoom for an hour of coding and connection.  All levels are welcome to learn Scratch or hone…
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Thursday, October 15
  • Book Discussion Group: "Water" by Alice Outwater
    7:30 pm-9:00 pm

    An environmental engineer turned ecology writer relates the history of our waterways and her own growing understanding of what needs to be done to…
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Monday, October 19
  • Mystery Book Group: Murder at the Vicarage & The ABC Murders
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Agatha Christie's detectives go head-to-head as we read the top mysteries featuring Miss Marple of Mary Mead and the indomitable Hercule Poirot. Print copies are…
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