Kids Programs & Activities

Thursday, May 31, at 3:15 p.m. THINK Tank: Paper Circuits. Make light-up circuits on a piece of paper! Conductive tape, a battery and LEDs will light up your card or folded paper creation. For 4th-8th grades. 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, June 1, at 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time. Join us for stories, songs and crafts. Ages 3-5. 

Tuesday, June 5, at 9:00 a.m.: Baby Time at the Library. Meet other caregivers and the littlest ones in our area. We’ll chat, sing songs and read to Baby.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party: Tuesday, June 26, at 1:00 p.m. Learn how raptors build their habitats in this hands-on session with Vermont Institute of Natural Science. For all ages. Full information about all summer reading programs available on our website: charlottepubliclibrary.org.

Adult Interest

Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. Vermont Holocaust Memorial Presentation. Vermont Holocaust Memorial speakers share family stories and discuss the importance of studying Holocaust history as a means of promoting tolerance and respect for all. Co-sponsored with the Carpenter-Carse Library in Hinesburg, this event takes place at the Carpenter-Carse Library.

Monday, June 4, at 1:30 p.m. iPhone Workshop: Privacy and Security Settings. There are a number of steps you can take to make your iPhone more secure and share less information. Charlotte Library’s Tech Librarian, Susanna Kahn, will walk you through the settings. Please bring your iPhone, preferably updated to iOS 11. Program is free. Please call the Senior Center to register, (802) 425-6345.

Tuesday, June 5, at 7 p.m. Great Decisions: Media & Foreign Policy. State and non-state actors today must maneuver a complex and rapidly evolving media landscape. Conventional journalism now competes with user-generated content. Foreign policy is tweeted from the White House and “fake news” has entered the zeitgeist. Cyberwarfare, hacking and misinformation pose complex security threats. Join us to discuss implications for U.S. policy. Reading materials available at the circulation desk.

Monday, June 11, at 10:30 a.m. Organizing and Storing Photos on Your Mac, with Melissa Mendelsohn. Learn strategies for managing and organizing your photos so you can access them easily and know they are safe. This program is specific to Mac desktops and laptops (not iPads). It is helpful but not necessary to bring your laptop if you have one. Please call or email the library to register: [email protected] or 425-3864.

Tuesday, June 12, at 7 p.m. The Full Vermonty with Bill Mares. A wry reading from his latest book on politics, media and life in Vermont.

Wednesday, June 14, at 10:30 a.m. Organizing and Storing Photos on Your Windows Computer, with Melissa Mendelsohn. Learn some strategies for managing and organizing your photos so you can access them easily and know they are safe. This program is specific to Windows desktops and laptops. It is helpful but not necessary to bring your laptop if you have one.

Don’t forget! The Seed Library is open! Plenty of seeds for growing your own fresh veggies. Questions? Contact the Seed Library Coordinator.

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

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.

Reach us on the web
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter & Instagram