115 Ferry Rd, Charlotte

802-425-3864 (Mon. & Wed.: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Tues., Thurs. & Fri: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun.: Closed)

69 Ballards Corner, Hinesburg

802-482-2878 (Mon. & Sat.: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tues.-Fri: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun.: Closed)

News from Charlotte Library

The Charlotte Library’s doors are closed at least until April 6.

Woodruff asks patrons who know what books, DVDs or other resources they are looking for to call (802-425-3864) or email (info@charlottepubliclibrary.org). The library staff will package requests and leave them on the library porch with the recipient’s name.

For people who are unable to leave their home, the library will offer home delivery.

There are additional digital offerings on Libby, which is an app for audio books and e-books for use with your library card, Woodruff said in a letter on the library’s website.

Items that are checked out don’t have to be renewed; the library is automatically renewing them.

People who live in Charlotte who do not have a library card can get cards remotely by calling or emailing.

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Carpenter-Carse Library continues to be busy with curbside pick-up requests and browsing appointments, but they ask that you make an appointment if you wish to browse or use the computer.

Appointments to browse will now be limited to 30 minutes. Computer use will be limited to one hour. Please remember to bring your library card for self-checkout.

Please do not enter any part of the building without a mask.

Upcoming programs

24 Minute Comic on 24 Hour Comics Day – 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 3. An all-ages virtual comic workshop with Words and Pictures VT and Marek Bennett’s Comics Workshop. Bring pencils and paper. Marek is going to show you how to create a comic in 24 minutes! Marek will also be giving away copies of his “Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby” graphic novels to a couple lucky attendees.

This live Facebook event can be found here. This is a part of Vermont’s virtual 24-Hour Comics Day. See the full event here bit.ly/3nlLmmJ

Fall Gardening Roundup – 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13. Join gardening expert Charlie Nardozzi in this Zoom webinar as he discusses fall gardening chores. He will be talking about cutting back the flower gardens with new information on how to do that, protecting shrubs and trees from winter and critters, planting flowering bulbs and garlic, overwintering edible plants indoors, lawn care and building new beds and your soil. There will be time after his one-hour presentation for questions as well.

Please register in advance for this meeting.

Online Book Discussion: The Hate U Give – 5-6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22. A virtual discussion of “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas, the Vermont Reads 2020 book.

This discussion is open to both teens and adults. Families are encouraged to join together! Copies of the book are at the library. Pick one up or call 482-2878 to arrange curbside pick-up. It is also available on Hoopla and Libby.

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