By Margaret Woodruff | Contributor

Summer Reading @ The Library: “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Check out our full menu of programs listed at Highlights include a raptor visit from the Vermont Institute of Natural Science, a CSI camp for grades 4 – 8 and sports challenge camps for grades K – 2 and 3 and up. Don’t miss our night at the ballpark on Saturday, August 6. Tickets available at the circulation desk.

Summer Reading Story Time. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., July 5 through July 26. Drop in for stories, songs and crafts all geared to moving and grooving to our summer reading theme. Suitable for children ages 3 – 5 with or without parent or caregiver.

CSI Camp at the Library. July 11 – 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Delve into crime scene investigation and forensic science in this three-day camp. A visit from FBI agents included! For grades 4 – 8. Registration required.

Vermont Reads at the Charlotte Library. We still have copies of The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition. Stop by the Senior Center or Library to get your very own book and join us on the lake for the following related program:

Shipwreck Tour of Lake Champlain. Tuesday, July 5 at 9:30 a.m. Explore a shipwreck—without getting wet! Did you know that there are over 300 historic shipwrecks at the bottom of Lake Champlain? A robotic camera sends back real-time video to an on-board monitor for an eye-opening glimpse into the world of maritime archaeology and the search for the Endurance. Limited seating available. Please call the library for details.

Friends of the Charlotte Library Annual Book Sale. Sunday, July 10, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This year the Charlotte Library will be holding its annual book sale under a tent on the Town Green. Browse and buy from the terrific titles on display and enjoy fabulous food from the vendors on the green.

Book donations will be gratefully accepted from June 22 until July 7. Appointments can be made to drop off larger donations prior to the official drop off dates if you have a special situation (house on the market for example). Please call Nan Mason (425-2588) or Beth Merritt (425-2191) to discuss. Many thanks for past and future support, which helps to keep our library all that it can be!