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Ongoing Program Information

Meet Libby, a new app from Overdrive for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from the library. Inspired by user and library feedback, Libby was designed to get people reading as quickly and seamlessly as possible. If you were frustrated with Overdrive you will be pleasantly surprised by Libby!  Learn more and get started with Libby. 

New and Upcoming Titles

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  • Fic & Non-Fic

  • Juvenile & YA

  • Children

Upcoming Events

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
  • Blood Pressure Clinic with CVFRS
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm

  • 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.

Friday, December 15
  • Preschool Story Time: Friday Free for All
    10:30 am-11:30 am

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.

  • Blood Pressure Clinic with CVFRS
    9:00 am-10:00 am

  • 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.

Friday, December 22
  • Preschool Story Time: Friday Free for All
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Saturday, December 23
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

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.

  • Blood Pressure Clinic with CVFRS
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Monday, January 1
  • 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.

Monday, January 8
  • Tinkerbelles
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Tinkerbelles is a program for youth grades 3 thru 5 to introduce girls to STEAM Careers.

Tuesday, January 9
  • Cabin Fever Book Club
    12:30 pm-1:00 pm

    This is a lunch time book club reading The Great Wide Sea by M.H. Herlong. Cheryl Sloan and Heidi Huestis are facilitators.

  • K-1 Story Time Explorations
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Wednesday, January 10
  • Charlotte Junior Chess Club
    3:15 pm-5:00 pm

    The Charlotte Junior Chess Club is for students, grade 2 to 12, with any skill level. Each meeting will consist of learning the game of chess (if a beginner) and chess strategies. It is hosted by the Charlotte Library and mentored by Ajat Teriyal.

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

  • Coding/STEM Club
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Friday, January 12
  • Preschool Story Time: Friday Free for All
    10:30 am-11:30 am

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.

  • Tinkerbelles
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Tinkerbelles is a program for youth grades 3 thru 5 to introduce girl's to STEAM Careers.

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.

  • Cabin Fever Book Club
    12:30 pm-1:00 pm

    This is a lunch time book club reading The Great Wide Sea by M.H. Herlong. Cheryl Sloan and Heidi Huestis are facilitators.

  • K-1 Story Time Explorations
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Wednesday, January 17
  • Charlotte Junior Chess Club
    3:15 pm-5:00 pm

    The Charlotte Junior Chess Club is for students, grade 2 to 12, with any skill level. Each meeting will consist of learning the game of chess (if a beginner) and chess strategies. It is hosted by the Charlotte Library and mentored by Ajat Teriyal.

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

  • Coding/STEM Club
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Friday, January 19
  • Preschool Story Time: Friday Free for All
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Monday, January 22
  • Tinkerbelles
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Tinkerbelles is a program for youth grades 3 thru 5 to introduce girl's to STEAM Careers.

Tuesday, January 23
  • Cabin Fever Book Club
    12:30 pm-1:00 pm

    This is a lunch time book club reading The Great Wide Sea by M.H. Herlong. Cheryl Sloan and Heidi Huestis are facilitators.

  • K-1 Story Time Explorations
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Wednesday, January 24
  • Charlotte Junior Chess Club
    3:15 pm-5:00 pm

    The Charlotte Junior Chess Club is for students, grade 2 to 12, with any skill level. Each meeting will consist of learning the game of chess (if a beginner) and chess strategies. It is hosted by the Charlotte Library and mentored by Ajat Teriyal.

Thursday, January 25
  • 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

  • Coding/STEM Club
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Friday, January 26
  • Preschool Story Time: Friday Free for All
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Sunday, January 28
  • Stone Soup Supper @ Library
    5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Monday, January 29
  • Tinkerbelles
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Tinkerbelles is a program for youth grades 3 thru 5 to introduce girl's to STEAM Careers.

Tuesday, January 30
  • 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.

  • Cabin Fever Book Club
    12:30 pm-1:00 pm

    This is a lunch time book club reading The Great Wide Sea by M.H. Herlong. Cheryl Sloan and Heidi Huestis are facilitators.

  • K-1 Story Time Explorations
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Wednesday, January 31
  • Charlotte Junior Chess Club
    3:15 pm-5:00 pm

    The Charlotte Junior Chess Club is for students, grade 2 to 12, with any skill level. Each meeting will consist of learning the game of chess (if a beginner) and chess strategies. It is hosted by the Charlotte Library and mentored by Ajat Teriyal.

Thursday, February 1
  • Coding/STEM Club
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Friday, February 2
  • Preschool Story Time: Friday Free for All
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Monday, February 5
  • Tinkerbelles
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Tinkerbelles is a program for youth grades 3 thru 5 to introduce girl's to STEAM Careers.

Tuesday, February 6
  • Cabin Fever Book Club
    12:30 pm-1:00 pm

    This is a lunch time book club reading The Great Wide Sea by M.H. Herlong. Cheryl Sloan and Heidi Huestis are facilitators.

  • K-1 Story Time Explorations
    2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Wednesday, February 7
  • Charlotte Junior Chess Club
    3:15 pm-5:00 pm

    The Charlotte Junior Chess Club is for students, grade 2 to 12, with any skill level. Each meeting will consist of learning the game of chess (if a beginner) and chess strategies. It is hosted by the Charlotte Library and mentored by Ajat Teriyal.

Thursday, February 8
  • Coding/STEM Club
    3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Friday, February 9
  • Preschool Story Time: Friday Free for All
    10:30 am-11:30 am

Monday, February 12
  • Tinkerbelles
    3:15 pm-4:30 pm

    Tinkerbelles is a program for youth grades 3 thru 5 to introduce girl's to STEAM Careers.

Tuesday, February 13
  • 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.

 

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