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Ongoing Program Information

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30PM

Reading material available at the circulation desk.  Go to the Virtual Bookshelf for supplementary reading.

10/3: Great Decisions: Geopolitics of Energy
10/17: Latin America’s Political Pendulum
11/7: Prospects for Afghanistan & Pakistan
11/14: Nuclear Security

New and Upcoming Titles

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  • Fic & Non-Fic

  • Juvenile & YA

  • Children

Upcoming Events

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

    We're reading the first Nero Wolfe mystery by Rex Stout, "Fer de Lance" for November. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Join us for coffee & discussion.

Tuesday, November 21
  • Baby Time
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We'll chat, sing songs, and read to Baby.

Wednesday, November 22
  • Lego Vacation Wednesday
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    Join your friends and other lego lovers to play with the library' collection of Lego blocks.

Thursday, November 23
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

Friday, November 24
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

Tuesday, November 28
  • In-service Day
    9:00 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday, November 29
  • Minecraft League
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Bring your Minecraft mania to the library and help build new worlds each week. Please bring your own device loaded with Minecraft Pocket Edition. For ages 7 & up with basic knowledge of Minecraft. Meet-up dates: November 1,8, 29 & December 6 &13.

Tuesday, December 5
  • Baby Time
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We'll chat, sing songs, and read to Baby.

  • Kinder/1st Grade Story Time
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

  • Feeding Winter Birds with Birds of Vermont Museum
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Vermont in Winter: cold, muddy, slushy, icy, snowy. But there are still birds! Which ones? How come? What do they eat? How do they shelter from the weather? And how can you get involved with birds, birding, and conservation? Learn the answers to these questions and more with Birds of Vermont Museum!

Wednesday, December 6
  • Minecraft League
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Bring your Minecraft mania to the library and help build new worlds each week. Please bring your own device loaded with Minecraft Pocket Edition. For ages 7 & up with basic knowledge of Minecraft. Meet-up dates: November 1,8, 29 & December 6 &13.

  • Gifts for Pets*
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    It's holiday time and you have no gifts for your pets? If it's special cats, dogs or birds we'll take care of the pets on your list with home-made treats and toys at the Charlotte Library. Join us for an afterschool program on December 6, 3:15 to 4:15. Grades 2 and up. Registration required.

Thursday, December 7
  • Tech Help Thursdays
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Get some one-on-one technology help from Tech Librarian, Susanna Kahn. Learn a new skill, troubleshoot a problem on your device, find out about downloading audiobooks and ebooks with your library card, and more. Drop-in or sign up in advance.

Tuesday, December 12
  • Kinder/1st Grade Story Time
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Wednesday, December 13
  • Wrapping Up a Good Read: Favorite Gift Selections from the Charlotte Library Staff.
    1:00 pm-2:30 pm

    Avid readers and book sharers, Georgia Edwards, Cheryl Sloan and Margaret Woodruff, bring their top ideas for the holiday season in this rapid-review session. From mysteries to early readers, biography to bestsellers, you’ll get a brief synopsis and a chance to look through book selections for every reader on your list. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon of gift shopping and good cheer. Refreshments served. Book copies available for purchase thanks to the Flying Pig Bookstore. This program takes place at the Charlotte Senior Center.

  • Minecraft League
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Bring your Minecraft mania to the library and help build new worlds each week. Please bring your own device loaded with Minecraft Pocket Edition. For ages 7 & up with basic knowledge of Minecraft. Meet-up dates: November 1,8, 29 & December 6 &13.

Thursday, December 14
  • Tech Help Thursdays
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Get some one-on-one technology help from Tech Librarian, Susanna Kahn. Learn a new skill, troubleshoot a problem on your device, find out about downloading audiobooks and ebooks with your library card, and more. Drop-in or sign up in advance.

Monday, December 18
  • Mystery Book Group: Before the Poison
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    This standalone mystery by Peter Robinson "reads like a Golden Age classic crime novel, an unhurried, deliberate unraveling of a mystery paralleled by a long, slow reveal of the narrator's own motivation, told with a ratcheting up of tension." Copies are available at the circulation desk.

Tuesday, December 19
  • Baby Time
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We'll chat, sing songs, and read to Baby.

  • Kinder/1st Grade Story Time
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Thursday, December 21
  • Tech Help Thursdays
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Get some one-on-one technology help from Tech Librarian, Susanna Kahn. Learn a new skill, troubleshoot a problem on your device, find out about downloading audiobooks and ebooks with your library card, and more. Drop-in or sign up in advance.

Monday, December 25
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

Tuesday, December 26
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

Wednesday, December 27
  • Lego Vacation Wednesday
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    Join your friends and other Lego fans to create with the library's Lego collection.

Saturday, December 30
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

Tuesday, January 2
  • Baby Time
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We'll chat, sing songs, and read to Baby.

Saturday, January 6
  • Vermont Choral Union Board Meeting
    9:30 am-11:30 am

Thursday, January 11
  • A Taste of Mindfulness with Theresa Hudziak
    2:45 pm-3:45 pm

    Mindfulness is present moment awareness. What is in the present moment? You, your loved ones, your life. This is an invitation to experience this practice informed by traditional wisdom science and current evidence-based science. This series will introduce mindfulness practices that can be folded into your daily life bringing you present moment awareness: mindful sitting, standing, walking, eating, and the body scan. Class will open with gentle movement and centering then transition to a stretch of silence to experience one of the mindfulness practices. Snack included. Wear comfortable clothing and your favorite socks/slippers. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one or a small blanket. New and experienced practitioners welcome! Class time: 1 hour Maximum: 20

Monday, January 15
  • Mystery Book Group: Finding Nouf
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    A novel of taut psychological suspense, offering an unprecedented window into Saudi Arabia and the lives of the men and women who live there. Copies are available at the circulation desk.

Tuesday, January 16
  • Baby Time
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We'll chat, sing songs, and read to Baby.

Thursday, January 18
  • A Taste of Mindfulness with Theresa Hudziak
    2:45 pm-3:45 pm

    Mindfulness is present moment awareness. What is in the present moment? You, your loved ones, your life. This is an invitation to experience this practice informed by traditional wisdom science and current evidence-based science. This series will introduce mindfulness practices that can be folded into your daily life bringing you present moment awareness: mindful sitting, standing, walking, eating, and the body scan. Class will open with gentle movement and centering then transition to a stretch of silence to experience one of the mindfulness practices. Snack included. Wear comfortable clothing and your favorite socks/slippers. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one or a small blanket. New and experienced practitioners welcome! Class time: 1 hour Maximum: 20

 

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