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Ongoing Program Information

MENTAL HEALTH CONVERSATIONS
Risk & Resilience Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 5, 7:00pm @ Charlotte Library
Wednesday, February 20 , 7:00pm @  Carpenter-Carse Library

Join us for a panel discussion with experts in anxiety treatment, suicide prevention, and resilience building. Learn about what to look for (signs and symptoms) and how to start a conversation with a loved one. There will be time for questions and the libraries will provide online resources and a curated collection of print and video materials for browsing and borrowing.
Panelists:

  • Charlotte McCorkel, LICSW, Project Director of Integration, Howard Center
  • Eliza Pillard, LICSW, Family Wellness Coach at the Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families at the UVM Medical Center
  • Joanne Wolfe, MA, M.Ed, Licensed Psychologist

This project is funded in part by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.


Medication bottleMedication Mail-Back Envelopes Available at the Library
Get rid of unwanted medications safely, simply & securely.  It’s free.

  1. Pick up a mail-back envelope at the library or order online.
  2. Put medication in its original container or in a sealed bag inside the pre-addressed envelope.
  3. Mail the envelope for free. The envelope is destroyed without being opened.

More information available at the library or the Vermont Department of Health.

 

New & Upcoming Books

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  • Fic & Non-Fic

  • Juvenile & YA

  • Children

 

Upcoming Events

Register for a Program

Friday, January 18
  • 4th Grade Writer's Workshop
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Because they love to read and write, a group of 4th graders have created an afternoon writing workshop. This group is led by Giles Anderson. This program is full.

Saturday, January 19
  • Meet Your Rep @ the Library with Mike Yantachka
    10:00 am-12:00 pm

Monday, January 21
  • Mystery Book Group: A Cure for All Diseases
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Join us for coffee and discussion of Reginald Hill's 23rd mystery featuring this unlikely police pair. Dalziel and Pascoe return in this psychological thriller. He may have been in a coma, but it would take an act of God to put Andy Dalziel down for good. The seaside resort he's chosen to recuperate in becomes the scene of a gruesome murder, and DCI Peter Pascoe is called in to investigate. Copies of the book available at the circulation desk.

  • "Walking Each Other Home" Book Discussion
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Taken from Ram Dass’s quote, “we are all just walking each other home,” this book shows us “how death gives us an unparalleled opening to cultivate gratitude, compassion, mindfulness, and an abiding joy in the simple beauty of living.” Poet & hospice activist, Pam MacPherson, facilitates our conversations. Copies of the book available at the Charlotte Library. Meets at Charlotte Senior Center.

Tuesday, January 22
  • Baby Time
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Join us at the Charlotte Library for songs and stories for babies and their caregivers.

  • Preschool Story Time
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    A drop in story time for 3 to 5 year olds. Snacks, crafts and stories.

  • Kindergarten/1st Grade Story Time
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Wednesday, January 23
  • Science Wednesday/Breakout EDU
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Science Wednesday continues with Breakout EDU a fun, team building challenge involving critical thinking and creativity. Grades 3 and up

  • "We Fed an Island" Supper
    5:30 pm-7:00 pm

    Inspired by Jose Andres work in Puerto Rico, we're hosting a potluck supper with a Caribbean flair. Bring a dish to share inspired by the warm-weather flavors of Puerto Rico and her island neighbors. Jean Andersson-Swayze brings tales from her experience as a doctor in disaster zones across the globe to teach and encourage us to support those in need. We'll also have copies of Andres' book, based on his efforts, for review and discussion.

Thursday, January 24
  • Coding Club: Storytelling*
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Create. Code. Tell Stories.
    Create and share your own digital stories with Scratch! Use the computer to design your own stories, create and share your own animations, and learn how technology is used in the film and media industry! No previous computer experience is necessary. For 4-8th grade. Registration required.*

  • Book Discussion: Surviving the Future:Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy
    7:00 pm-8:30 pm

    Join Transition Town Charlotte & the Charlotte Library for a look into the future where the arts and community engagement in fun becomes an essential element to a healthy community. David Fleming's engaging book shows that it is not only desirable, but actually the only system with a realistic claim to longevity. With friendliness, humor, and charm, "Surviving the Future" plucks this vision out of our daydreams and shows us how to make it real.
    January 10: Foreword, Preface, Introduction, The Story, and Part 1.
    January 24: Part 2.
    February 7: Part 3 & Appendices

Friday, January 25
  • 4th Grade Writer's Workshop
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Because they love to read and write, a group of 4th graders have created an afternoon writing workshop. This group is led by Giles Anderson. This program is full.

Monday, January 28
  • Workshop with Orchard Road Computers: Syncing Between Your iPhone/iPad and Mac
    10:00 am-11:30 am

    Keep things up to date between your Apple devices (iPhone and iPad) and Apple computer (Mac laptop or desktop) so you can access your email, calendars, files and more at home or on the go. Melissa Mendelsohn of Orchard Road Computers will help you set up syncing on your devices. Make sure to have your Apple i.d. and password with you. This program is for Apple devices and computers only.*
    *Stay tuned for dates in February for workshops on syncing an iPhone or iPad and a Windows computer and syncing an Android phone/device and Apple Computer.

  • "Walking Each Other Home" Book Discussion
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Taken from Ram Dass’s quote, “we are all just walking each other home,” this book shows us “how death gives us an unparalleled opening to cultivate gratitude, compassion, mindfulness, and an abiding joy in the simple beauty of living.” Poet & hospice activist, Pam MacPherson, facilitates our conversations. Copies of the book available at the Charlotte Library. Meets at Charlotte Senior Center. Please note: second session of this discussion group will be offered in March, beginning March 11.

Tuesday, January 29
  • Baby Time
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Join us at the Charlotte Library for songs and stories for babies and their caregivers.

  • Preschool Story Time
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    A drop in story time for 3 to 5 year olds. Snacks, crafts and stories.

  • Kindergarten/1st Grade Story Time
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Wednesday, January 30
  • Workshop with Orchard Road Computers: Syncing Between Your Android phone/device and Windows Computer
    10:00 am-11:30 am

    Keep things up to date between your Android phone or tablet and Windows computer so you can access your email, calendars, files and more at home or on the go. Melissa Mendelsohn of Orchard Road Computers will help you set up syncing on your devices. Please bring your login information for accessing the Google Play Store. Registration required.

    *Stay tuned for dates in February for workshops on syncing an iPhone or iPad and a Windows computer and syncing an Android phone and Apple Computer.

  • Science Wednesday/Breakout EDU
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

    Science Wednesday continues with Breakout EDU a fun, team building challenge involving critical thinking and creativity. Grades 3 and up

Thursday, January 31
  • Coding Club: Storytelling*
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Create. Code. Tell Stories.
    Create and share your own digital stories with Scratch! Use the computer to design your own stories, create and share your own animations, and learn how technology is used in the film and media industry! No previous computer experience is necessary. For 4-8th grade. Registration required.*

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