Charlotte Library News

As we strive to improve and enrich our services here at Charlotte Library, we need information from our community to inform our purchasing and planning decisions. In the next few months, the library will participate in the Edge Initiative, “helping libraries [with] …development of their public technology services.” To make the project successful, we need your help with the first step in the program, an online survey is designed to find out how our patrons use the library’s computers and internet connection. The Impact Survey is anonymous and takes less than 10 minutes to complete and paper copies of the survey are available as well. We hope that you will consider taking part and help us develop our library services.  For more information visit the library website:  www.charlottepubliclibrary.org.
Upcoming at the Library
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 5:30pm:  Wednesday Night Knitters. Join us to knit, chat and create.  We’ll talk about our latest project idea, the “temperature scarf.”
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7pm:  Getting Around By Bike. Have you been wanting to bike more?  Ready to take the next step, but not quite sure where to start?  Local Motion can help! In just one short hour, participants in our Bike Commuting workshop learn all this and more:
What gear you need (and don’t need) to stay safe and comfortable
How to make sure your bike is in good shape for commuting
How to map out a route that fits with your available time and comfort level
How to “read” the street and ride safe under a range of conditions
Best of all, not only will you come away with free leg bands, bike seat covers and other resources to help you stay safe, but workshops with 10 or more attendees will be eligible for an on-site raffle of a waterproof bicycle rack bag, so bring your friends. Let Local Motion help you get back into bicycling today. Need gear? Low-cost bike lights and other items will be available for purchase at the workshop.
On Display at the Library now through Nov. 2 Intimate Flower Portraits:  Photography Exhibit by Anne Prescott. For as long as she can remember, Anne has been inspired by the special beauty of flowers and had a desire to capture them on film.  After living many places across the country, Anne recently settled in Vermont to be near her family and has had a chance to pursue this project.  These “flower portraits,” taken using a macro lens, show the extraordinary design in these “miracles of nature,” as she calls them.   This is Anne’s first exhibit at the Charlotte Library although she has had informal exhibits in various locations over the years.
Library Hours
Monday & Wednesday: 10am to 7pm
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday:  9am to 2pm