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Program Updates & Information

Charlotte Creates Online Art Show
Take a look at the creative pursuits of some of our community members in recent months. Thank you to all the artists who shared their work.


Library Open to Children Beginning Wednesday, July 29
Porch Pickup Also Continues
The Library is open. Beginning Wednesday, July 29, children may come into the library as long as they are accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Children over the age of 2 must wear masks and abide by all library use guidance as listed below.

  • Library Hours: Monday through Thursday 10am to 3pm
    • 10 to 11am: reserved for at-risk individuals
    • 12 to 1pm: library closed for cleaning & sanitizing
  • 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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Reading about Race, Racism & Anti-Racism

At the Library for Porch Pickup:

Available & Upcoming Books at the Library

Children & Youth Selections 

Download Options:
(click on button to go to website or open app to view collections)

Discover on Libby/Overdrive

Hoopla: Conversations About Race

Hoopla: Conversations on Race: YA Reads

Hoopla: Talking to Kids About Race

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, August 12
  • Zoom With Confidence
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Virtual meetings are here to stay, find out how to utilize helpful Zoom functions. Susanna, our tech librarian, will walk you through features including chat,…
    See more details

Saturday, August 15
  • Re-Skilling Workshop: Knife & Tool Sharpening
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Learn the basics for safely and effectively sharpening everything from kitchen knives to garden implements in this live demonstration. Co-sponsored by Transition Town Charlotte and…
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Monday, August 17
Tuesday, August 18
  • Climate Change in a Pickle Box
    10:00 am-11:00 am


    Climate change is the fundamental issue definingour future. Learn about the challenges we face here in Vermont, what we can doon a local and…
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Wednesday, August 19
  • How to Hoopla: read, watch and listen on your devices
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Learn how to use our new Hoopla service to read books, listen to books & music and watch tv shows & movies at home for…
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  • Music on the Porch with Marty Morrisey & Patti Shannon
    5:00 pm-6:00 pm

MORE EVENTS…