Margaret Woodruff, director

Recycling station
The library now has more options for recycling, but please pay attention to directions on recycling bins and make sure that all items are clean before dropping them off.

We can now offer recycling drop-off for these additional items:

  • Oral care products and packaging, including toothpaste tubes, floss containers (no floss), toothbrushes and all boxes or other packaging.
  • Please make sure all materials are clean on the outside before dropping off
  • Rigid #6 plastic cups. Drop off clean Solo or other #6 plastic cups. Just in time for barbeque season and those graduation parties
  • Shaving accessories. You can recycle all brands of blades, razors and plastic packaging at the library.
  • We also have battery, stretchy plastic and e-waste recycling.

Programs and activities
Please note that some programs take place at the library, some on Zoom and some offer both options.

Three Sisters Celebration
Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.
Join Katie Devoid and her mother, Karen Tuininga, Charlotte residents of Ojibwe and Ottawa heritage, to learn about the Three Sisters. Both active gardeners, they will tell stories of the Three Sisters and lead us in the making of seed medallions. You will go home with a kit of seeds and instructions to grow your own Three Sisters at home. Registration required.

Fierce Little Thing book discussion
Tuesday, June 7, 7 p.m.
Author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore joins us for a discussion of her latest novel, described by the New York Journal Review of Books as “thoughtful, and tense, a great read for those who enjoy psychological thrillers and complex puzzles.” Copies of the book available at the library circulation desk. Register for in-person or for Zoom.

Ready to read
Wednesday, June 8, 1 p.m.
If you or someone you love is experiencing vision loss, it is still possible to enjoy reading with some simple adaptations. Dan Norris, director of adult services at the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired shares the variety of large print, digital and audio resources that are available to help access print. Co-sponsored with the Charlotte Senior Center. This program takes place at the Senior Center; no registration necessary.

Grange on the Green:
The Hokum Brothers
Thursday, June 9, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The Charlotte Grange and Charlotte Library invite you to the town green for the debut of our second season of live music. The Hokum Brothers open the series with music and vaudeville for all ages. Bring a picnic supper or grab a pizza from Stone’s Throw to enjoy with the show.

Story Time at Adam’s Berry Farm
Tuesday, June 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Stories and crafts in the barn at Adam’s Berry Farm in Charlotte. No registration required.

Ongoing programs

Free Little Art Gallery
The smallest art gallery in Charlotte. Come by the circulation desk for a visit. Feel free to take a piece that you like, add a piece of your own artwork, or both! All media is welcome as long as it fits inside. Use your own materials or pick up the April Take & Make for supplies to make your own masterpiece. Thank you to Marcia Vogler for her help and inspiration.

Knitting drop-in
Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m.
Swing by for knitting night at the library. Dust off those old projects you’ve been wanting to finish, start a new project, or even pick up a new skill. Jessica won’t be able join us this month, but we hope you’ll come to knit with fellow fiber enthusiasts at the library!

Book Chat
Fridays on Zoom. 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Join Margaret Friday mornings on Zoom to discuss new books, old books and books we might have missed. Each week, Margaret selects a theme and highlights related titles from the library collection.

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Library contact information
Margaret Woodruff, director
Cheryl Sloan, youth services librarian
Susanna Kahn, tech librarian
Phone: 802-425-3864
Email

The Charlotte Library Board of Trustees meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. For information about agenda and Zoom access, please contact the library director.