News from Charlotte Library

Holiday closing

The library will be closed Dec. 31 through Jan. 2 for the New Year’s holiday and an in-service day.

LEGO Drop-in

On Friday, Dec. 28 at 10:30 a.m., youngsters can drop by the library from some LEGO fun. For all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wintertime reminders

Snow boots are out and snow shovels primed. The library has a few reminders about wintertime procedures.

  • Snow days: The library does not follow the school district snow day schedule. Library staff will plan to open any day unless travel is unsafe. Please call the library on snowy days to make sure we’re here.
  • Coughs & sneezes: Please feel free to use the hand sanitizer and tissues provided at the circulation desk and throughout the library to protect yourself from stray germs.
  • Early closing: On those days when the weather catches up with us, the library may close ahead of scheduled closing time. Please call ahead to make sure we’re open.
  • Safe travels: Please keep in mind your own safety and feel free to call if you’re held up returning materials.

January reading

The library has three new book discussion programs beginning in the New Year. Copies are available at the library:

  • Mondays, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 10 a.m. Discussion of “Walking Each Other Home” facilitated by poet and hospice activist Pam MacPherson.
  • Thursdays, Jan. 10, 24 and Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. David Fleming’s “Surviving the Future” will spur conversation with Transition Town Charlotte to look into the future at how the arts and community engagement in fun are essential to a healthy community.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. The Men’s Book Group debuts led by Jonathan Silverman reading “The Contact Surgeon” by Dan O’Brian.

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