The Seed Library is open! Stop by the table at the Charlotte Library to join up. You’ll get to select some prime seeds to try in your vegetable garden and be part of the food community here in Charlotte and beyond.

Upcoming at the Library
Tuesday, May 1, at 9:00 a.m. Baby Time. Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We’ll chat, sing songs and read to Baby.

Wednesday, May 2, at 7:00 p.m. Emerald ash borer (EAB): Be prepared. Charlotte Tree Warden Mark Dillenbeck will speak about the emerald ash borer. EAB has very recently been detected in Orange County and is expected eventually to reach Charlotte. When it arrives we can expect ash tree mortality of close to 100 percent. Mark will explain how to detect EAB, what the town is doing to prepare, and what individual land owners can do to preserve select specimens.

Thursday, May 3, at 3:15 p.m. THINK Tank: Description: Strobe Goggles. Learn about visual perception with motorized goggles made by you! For 4th to 8th graders. Registration required. Please sign up for up to two THINK Tank programs in May. For more sessions, please request to be put on the waiting list.

Friday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time. Join us for stories, songs and crafts. Ages 3-5. 

Monday, May 7, at 10:30 a.m. Protecting Against Malware for Macs. What is malware and spyware? Learn the difference and find out what you can do to protect your computer and your personal information. This program is specific to Mac users. Please bring your laptop or let us know if you need to borrow one (limited availability). Space is limited, please register.

Tuesday, May 8, at 9:00 a.m. Baby Time. Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We’ll chat, sing songs and read to Baby.

Wednesday, May 9, at 10:30 a.m. Protecting Against Malware for PCs. What is malware and spyware? Learn the difference and find out what you can do to protect your computer and your personal information. This program is specific to Windows (PC) users. Please bring your laptop or let us know if you need to borrow one (limited availability). Space is limited, please register.

Thursday, May 10, at 3:15 p.m. THINK Tank: Shoe Design Challenge. Take the challenge! We’ll design, create and test some footwear. Can your creation make it through the obstacle course in style? For 4th to 8th graders. Registration required. Please sign up for up to two THINK Tank programs in May. For more sessions, please request to be put on the waiting list.

Friday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time. Join us for stories, songs and crafts. For ages 3–5. 

Tuesday, May 15, at 9:00 a.m. Baby Time. Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We’ll chat, sing songs, and read to Baby.

Tuesday, May 15, at 7:00 p.m. Great Decisions: Russia’s Foreign Policy. Join us for discussion about Putin’s foreign policy toolkit and how the U.S. should respond. Reading materials available at the circulation desk. 

Thursday, May 17, at 3:15 p.m. THINK Tank: Cryptography. Learn the science of decoding messages and its importance in history. Solve some cryptography puzzles and create your own secret messages. For 4th to 8th graders. Registration required. Please sign up for up to two THINK Tank programs in May. For more sessions, please request to be put on the waiting list.

Thursday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. Book Discussion Group: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. A true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice, from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time. Copies available at the circulation desk.

Friday, May 18, at 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time. Join us for stories, songs and crafts. For ages 3–5. 

Charlotte Library Board Of Trustees:  Katharine Cohen, Nan Mason, Danielle Conlon Menk, Jonathan Silverman and Robert Smith.  

Charlotte Library Information
Margaret Woodruff, 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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