Book Chat is back! Fridays at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom.
The Winter Reading Challenge: Read for a Better World (All Ages) is available for pre-registration now on the Vermont libraries Beanstack page.
Join us in helping to keep landfills less land-full! Paid for with the assistance of the Climate Catalysts Innovation Fund of the Vermont Council on Rural Development.
It’s a new year. 2022. Wow. The old year is behind us, never to be repeated. And many I have heard saying, good riddance.
Stuart Robinson of Charlotte has built and donated a “little free library” for East Charlotte.
COVID forced a break in 2020. So, we are especially excited to announce the return of the library art event.
The Friends of the Charlotte Library are holding the second annual GET COZY RAFFLE
The Charlotte Library received $1,000 to implement upgrades to the plastic and e-waste recycling program.
Today, as it turns out, was a good day to read. Rainy, blustery, cold—perfect November weather. Perfect, as long as you didn’t have to be outside, which (happily) was the case for me
Library Book Sale: through October 30- The annual Charlotte Library Book Sale, sponsored by The Friends of the Charlotte Library, has been a popular and highly anticipated even
The annual Charlotte Library Book Sale, sponsored by The Friends of the Charlotte Library, has been a popular and highly anticipated event since its modest start in 1995.
Before I came upon Seating Arrangements, I had never heard of Maggie Shipstead, It seems she went to Harvard University, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and went on to become a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford. Seating Arrangements is one of three novels—along with Astonish Me and Great Circle (currently shortlisted for the Booker Prize).
Last chance for September Take & Make Kits: Dancing Dragons & Flower Fossil Ornaments
Due to the increase in COVID cases, the CDC has issued new masking recommendations. As our policy throughout the pandemic has been to follow their guidance, we are now asking all library patrons, vaccinated and unvaccinated, to wear masks indoors. As always, we appreciate your commitment to keeping our community safe.
Hello, everyone. I hope you are having a great late summer, enjoying your days, and squeezing in some reading time. I have a stack of books I have read lately and an equally tall stack of books I am looking forward to reading in the future. A bounty of books. A tower of reading yet to come.
Although summer feels like it’s winding down and the Dog Days of Summer are soon behind us, we know there are still plenty of reasons to enjoy the outdoors.
It is officially summer, I heard someone say the other day. Summer—a time to swim and walk, sit on the back porch, boat, play tennis, recline in shade-dappled hammocks, paddleboard, read…. Plus, the world is opening up, and there’s a lot of joy in all of that. I hope you are all enjoying yourselves.
It isn’t easy to compose an article on a laptop while sitting outside in the sun, but this day is too beautiful to spend sitting inside in a darkened room, so I’m going to try. I don’t think I have ever experienced a more beautiful spring than the one we are having.
Can you imagine… Being Mortal, Lost in Shangri La, hearing the News of the World about the Destiny of the Republic that includes The Underground Railroad, Guns, Germs, and Steel, and The Wright Brothers; that the Soul of the Octopus,
Though this book is, yes, wryly funny on occasion, there is longing and sadness clucking softy between the lines.