By Margaret Woodruff, Library Director

Programs for kids of all ages

Tuesdays, April 3, 10 & 17 at 9:00 a.m. Baby time at the library! Join us to chat, sing songs, and share some favorite books with baby. 

 Tuesdays, April 3, 10 & 17 at 2:15 p.m. Story Explorations. Stories & crafts for K & 1st graders.

Wednesdays, from April 4 at 3:15 p.m. Junior chess club. For students, grades 2 to 12, any level. Learn & improve your game with mentor Ajat Teriyal. 

 Thursdays, April 5, 12, & 19 at 3:15 p.m. T.H.I.N.K. Tank. Tinker, hatch, imagine, (e)nvision & know. Take on a new tech challenge each week. Grade 4+.

Fridays, April 6, 13 & 20, 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time. Ages 3 to 5.

Interest & information for adults

Wednesday, April 4 at 10:30 a.m. Passwords, strong for safety. Melissa Mendelsohn of Orchard Road Computers shares strategies for secure online access.

Thursday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. Book to Movie: A Very Long Engagement. Join us to see the French film inspired by Sebastian Japrisot’s novel. 

 Monday, April 9 @ 10:30 a.m. Backing Up & the Cloud for Macs. The second in computer series led by Melissa Mendelsohn. Learn essentials for backing up data.

Wednesday, April 11 at 10:30 a.m. Backing Up & the Cloud for PCs. The third in computer series led by Melissa Mendelsohn. Learn essentials for backing up data.

Wednesday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m. Wendell Berry Conversations. An ongoing series to discuss Berry’s works. Contact library for readings.

 Monday, April 16 at 10 a.m. Mystery Book Group: Murder In the Marais by Cara Black. A murder in the old Jewish quarter features encryption & swastikas. 

Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. Book discussion Group: If Not Now, When? Primo Levi’s novel about lives of partisans behind enemy lines during WW II. 

 Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. Wearing Our Heritage. Don Stevens, chief of the Nulhegan tribe; Abenaki scholar Melody Walker Brook, chair of the VT Commission on Native American Affairs; and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum curator Eloise Beil discuss garments in community & tribal identity. Supported by the Vermont Humanities Council. 

 Wednesday, April 25 at 12:30 p.m. Wendell Berry Conversations. Join us at Shelburne Farms for a showing of Look & See: Wendell Berry.

Charlotte Library Board of Trustees: Katharine Cohen, Nan Mason, Danielle Conlon Menk, Jonathan Silverman and Robert Smith.
Next board meeting: Thursday, April 12 at 6:00 p.m.

Library Staff
Margaret Woodruff, library director
Cheryl Sloan, youth services librarian
Susanna Kahn, tech services librarian

Hours
Mondays & Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Art in April
Bring your family or grab a friend and join us for one or all of these hands-on art activities:

  • Saturday, April 7 at 10:30 a.m. Origami fun! Origami artist Erina Tsubota shows how to make animals, boxes & more. For families & kids 9+.
  • Saturday, April 14 at 10:30 a.m. Whirligigs. Learn about this old-time folk art and make one or two to play with and share. For families & kids 9+.
  • Saturday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m. Poetry in motion. Celebrate national poetry by creating some interactive poetry! For families & kids 9+.