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Updates

Third Annual Get Cozy Raffle!

Back by popular demand! The Friends of the Charlotte Library are holding the third annual GET COZY RAFFLE to provide cheer and goodwill. Enter to win a beautiful and comfy quilt made by Amanda Herzberger surrounded by an assortment of great books.  All proceeds will benefit the Charlotte Library.
 
Enter by December 14: $10 for 10 chances, or $20 for 25 chances.
A winner will be randomly drawn on December 15 at 12pm. 


Home Test Kits
The Library has free  Covid-19 Home antigen test kits provided by the VT Department of Health.  Please call or ask at the circulation desk for a kit. 

New & Upcoming Books

Click on tabs to view lists.  Use arrows to scroll though list. Select “View More” to see list in the library catalog. 

Upcoming Events

Please see the program description for registration specifics.  Questions? Send us an emailAll Library programs are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, December 7
  • Preschool Free Play
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Play in the preschool years enables children to explore and make sense of the world around them, as well as to use and develop their imagination and creativity.We'll be exploring the sensory table, sorting, playing with blocks, play dough.....these are a few of the open ended projects planned for Wednesday morning play based learning on the Charlotte Library porch. Ages 3 and 4. 

  • Short Story Selections
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    Register in advance for the Zoom link.
    Join Library Director Margaret Woodruff to share and discuss short stories old and new. The reading list will include a variety of authors, and one or two stories will be featured each session. Copies of the stories are available at the library circulation desk or via email.
    Co-sponsored by the Charlotte Senior Center.

  • First Lego League Meet-Up
    2:15 pm-3:30 pm

Friday, December 9
Saturday, December 10
  • Human Rights Expression Wall
    All day

  • Stillwater Meditation With Rain Stickney
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Beginning and experienced meditators are welcome. Come to one, many, or all meetings. No registration required. Stillwater Meditation is an offering of Rain Elizabeth Healing Arts. 

Sunday, December 11
  • Human Rights Expression Wall
    All day

Monday, December 12
  • Human Rights Expression Wall
    All day

  • Community Use: Charlotte 4-H Meeting
    6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Tuesday, December 13
  • Human Rights Expression Wall
    All day

  • Preschool Story Time
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Join us at the Charlotte Library for preschool stories, crafts and activities. No registration required. Age 2 and over. 

Wednesday, December 14
  • Human Rights Expression Wall
    All day

  • Preschool Free Play
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Play in the preschool years enables children to explore and make sense of the world around them, as well as to use and develop their imagination and creativity.We'll be exploring the sensory table, sorting, playing with blocks, play dough.....these are a few of the open ended projects planned for Wednesday morning play based learning on the Charlotte Library porch. Ages 3 and 4. 

  • First Lego League Meet-Up
    2:15 pm-3:30 pm

  • Book Chat
    3:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Join Margaret at the library to discuss new books, old books and books we might have missed. Each week, Margaret selects a theme and highlights related titles from the library collection.

Thursday, December 15
  • Human Rights Expression Wall
    All day

  • 1:1 Tech Help Sessions @ Charlotte Senior Center
    1:00 pm-2:30 pm

    Email enigma? Kindle conundrum? App apprehension? Computer questions? Or maybe you want to learn how to use your library card to read or listen to books on a device. Sign up for a 30-minute, one-on-one session at the Senior Center with Susanna, Charlotte Library’s Technology Librarian, for some tech support! She will troubleshoot with you and will provide suggestions for next steps. Make sure to bring your device and any necessary login information. When registering, please provide a specific topic/item that you need help with and include the device you will be bringing to the session (e.g. Windows laptop, Mac laptop, Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Android phone, etc.). Registration required, please call 802.425.6345.

Friday, December 16
  • Human Rights Expression Wall
    All day

  • Winter Crafts for Teens & Adults
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    Join us for a winter crafternoon! From 3D forest critters to pompom garlands to woven hearts, there will be something for everyone. We will also have our Cricut cutting machine available to try out. Please register by in advance by emailing susanna@charlottepubliclibrary.org.

Saturday, December 17
  • Human Rights Expression Wall
    All day

  • Stillwater Meditation With Rain Stickney
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    Beginning and experienced meditators are welcome. Come to one, many, or all meetings. No registration required. Stillwater Meditation is an offering of Rain Elizabeth Healing Arts. 

Monday, December 19
  • Mystery Book Group: Clark & Division
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Join the discussion
    Inspired by historical events, Clark and Division infuses an atmospheric and heartbreakingly real crime fiction plot with rich period details and delicately wrought personal stories Naomi Hirahara has gleaned from thirty years of research and archival work in Japanese American history.


Tuesday, December 20
  • Preschool Story Time
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Join us at the Charlotte Library for preschool stories, crafts and activities. No registration required. Age 2 and over. 

  • LATE OPENING: Staff In-Service Day
    1:00 pm-1:00 pm

Wednesday, December 21
  • Preschool Free Play
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Play in the preschool years enables children to explore and make sense of the world around them, as well as to use and develop their imagination and creativity.We'll be exploring the sensory table, sorting, playing with blocks, play dough.....these are a few of the open ended projects planned for Wednesday morning play based learning on the Charlotte Library porch. Ages 3 and 4. 

  • Short Story Selections
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    Register in advance for the Zoom link.
    Join Library Director Margaret Woodruff to share and discuss short stories old and new. The reading list will include a variety of authors, and one or two stories will be featured each session. Copies of the stories are available at the library circulation desk or via email.
    Co-sponsored by the Charlotte Senior Center.

  • Book Chat
    3:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Join Margaret at the library to discuss new books, old books and books we might have missed. Each week, Margaret selects a theme and highlights related titles from the library collection.

  • Men's Book Discussion
    7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Friday, December 23
  • Library Closed: Holiday
    All day

Saturday, December 24
  • Library Closed: Holiday
    All day

Monday, December 26
  • Library Closed: Holiday
    All day

Tuesday, December 27
  • Preschool Story Time
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Join us at the Charlotte Library for preschool stories, crafts and activities. No registration required. Age 2 and over. 

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