News from Charlotte Library

Summer of Numbers: Can doing math in the summer be fun? Yes!  The “Summer of Numbers” provides a daily math problem. Pick up a constellation chart and star stickers to track your progress. All ages.

Popcorn and a movie: Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. Cool off on Tuesdays in August with a movie favorite.

Summer book group at the Charlotte Senior Center: This group meets on Mondays through Aug. 20 at 10:30 a.m. and is reading Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which was turned into a hit TV series last year. Set in a near-future New England in a totalitarian Christian theonomy that has overthrown the United States government, the story focuses on the journey of the handmaid Offred and her role in a commander’s house as servant and surrogate. Copies are available at the Charlotte Library and Charlotte Senior Center.

Kindergarten Library Card Party: Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m.: Drop by to pick up your very own library card, check out some new books, meet some new friends and enjoy some treats.

Hammock-Nappers Book Club: This laid-back group reads a book a month. The August selection is “As Lie is to Grin” by Simeon Marsalis. Join the group on Facebook at Charlotte Library Hammock-Nappers Book Group.

Mystery Book Group: The next meeting is Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. to discuss the novel “The Various Haunts of Men,” by Susan Hill. The story revolves around a London police detective who transfers to a small town where she becomes fascinated by her enigmatic superior and dogged by a missing-person report that leads to more townspeople going missing. Copies are available at the circulation desk.

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