Submitted by Margaret Woodruff

April showers bring May flowers…and great programs at the Charlotte Library!
For more details about all of our activities, visit our website, or call us at (802) 425-3864.

Mondays, April 3, 10 and 17, 1:30 p.m. Hospice and Heart Book Group.* Reading and discussion about The Hummingbird, Stephen Kiernan’s novel on hospice and healing. Meets at Charlotte Senior Center. *Registration required—please call the Senior Center to sign up: (802) 425-6345.

Tuesdays, April 4, 11 and 18, 9:00 a.m. Baby Time at the Library! Join us to chat, sing songs and read to Baby. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Tuesday, April 4, 2:15 p.m. TinkerBelles Program Poetry.* Brains, books and Makey Makeys create fun ways to celebrate National Poetry Month! For grades 3–5. Funded by a grant from John and Alice Outwater. *Registration required.

Tuesdays, April 4, 11 and 18, 2:15 p.m. Story Explorations.* Stories and crafts for kindergarteners and 1st graders.

Tuesday, April 4, 7:00 p.m. Great Decisions, The Future of Europe: Coping with Crisis.* The Brexit vote underscores the complexities of integrating an extremely diverse continent. Materials available at desk prior to program.

Thursdays, 3:15 p.m. Coding Club.* Join kids coding with Scratch. Beginners and advanced. 4th grade and up.

Fridays April 7, 14 and 21, 10:30 a.m. Friday Free for All.* Join us each Friday for a new adventure with stories, experiments and snacks! For ages 3–5.

Saturday, April 8, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Seed Library Seed Swap. Share seeds and check out Seed Library offerings for 2017. Co-sponsored with the Charlotte Grange.

Tuesday, April 11, 7 p.m. TEDxCharlotte Library: Nationalism vs. Globalism—The New Political Divide. Historian Yuval Harari places our current turmoil in a broader context. Jonathan Silverman facilitates conversation following the screening.

Tuesday, April 11 and 18, 2:15 p.m. TinkerBelles Sew Electric!* Design and make a plush monster that lights up in this e-textiles program. For grades 3–5. Funded by a grant from John and Alice Outwater.

Monday, April 17, 10:00 a.m. Mystery Book Group: Open Season by Archer Mayor. Introducing Lt. Joe Gunther of the Brattleboro, Vermont, police force.

Tuesday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. Great Decisions, Trade, Jobs and Politics.* A critique of current U.S. economic metrics for perspective on our standing in the world.

Wednesday, April 26, 1:00 p.m. Vacation Movie. Join us for a brand-new movie screening for all ages. We provide the popcorn!

Thursday, April 27. Poem in Your Pocket Day. Join us to observe National Poetry Month by creating a poem pocket, with your favorite verse inside!

Contact us! We’d love to hear from you.

Margaret Woodruff, director
Cheryl Sloan, youth services librarian/assistant director
Susanna Kahn, tech librarian

Charlotte Library, 115 Ferry Road, Charlotte, VT 05455
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