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Library Display Case
Check here for the latest exhibit in our display case, located near the adult circulation desk!

Current Display:
Toys: Before Batteries

Past Display Album

Have a collection you want us to display? Ask at the adult circulation desk.

What Library Staff Has Been Reading Lately:

Book of Ages: the Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Tiny, Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed


Dollbaby by Lane McNeal

Mr. Miracle by Debbie Macomber

The Lost Key by Catherine Coulter

Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good by Jan Karon

The Job by Janet Evanovich and Goldberg Lee

The Nightingale Before Christmas by Donna Andrews

Toys For Tots

From Nov. 15th to Dec. 13th for every $5.00 in fines that you owe bring in a NEW, UNWRAPPED toy to the circulation desk to donate to TOYS FOR TOTS and your fines will be waived.  Or, pay your fines and all fine money collected during this time will be used to buy toys for Toys for Tots.

We cannot take toys in lieu of "billed items."

Diane Lewis: Book Signing and Psychic Medium Demonstration
Tuesday, December 2nd at 6:30 in Dexter Hall

Book signing followed by a FREE mediumship demonstration!

Diane reminds us the holidays are a time of giving. So give yourself a great book and help the library!

First, treat yourself and purchase your signed copy of A Little Inspiration. Whether you read a message when you wake up or choose to carry this book with you throughout your day, youíll quickly realize this is a book to cherish for a lifetime. And because A Little Inspiration goes a long way, it also makes a great gift.

Then, join Diane after the book signing as she gives a free demonstration of mediumship and connects to those who have crossed over.

25% of all sales to benefit the library.

Book Signing: Charlton Through Time
Saturday, December 6th 11:00-3:00

Come meet Charlton authors Frank and Hannah Morrill and speak with them about their new book, "Charlton Through Time."  It's a stunning photographic glimpse with historical commentary of Charlton as it entered and prospered through the 20th century. 

Frank is a retired history teacher and active in the local historical community.  His granddaughter, Hannah, is a 6th grade student with a love of learning.  This is their second book collaboration.

Iris Folding: Jolly Snowman Card
Tuesday, Dec. 9th at 6:00 in Dexter Hall
Back by popular demand!
Join us for a fun evening of paper folding.

Class size is limited. Register at the main level circulation desk. There is a $5.00 per person non-refundable fee for materials due at time of registration.

Adults and teens only, please.

Charlton Public Library Long Range Plan FY15-FY19
Long Range Plan FY15-FY19

The Town's cable stations have changed.  Local information and programs may now be found on Channels 191 & 192.

Over 40 foreign languages to explore-Over 15 ESL courses taught in patronís native language! Click here to get started:

Freading is available to Charlton residents only.  You must have a library card that begins with 27363 to access Freading. If you're a Charlton resident but don't have a Charlton library card come to the library to exchange your card.

Wowbrary is here!
It's free!
To sign up, click on the image below!

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The mission of the Charlton Public Library is to provide free and open access to the citizens of Charlton to the accumulated wisdom of the world. Recognizing that public libraries are one of the cornerstones of the American tradition of equal opportunity, the library's goal is to support an informed citizenry by serving their cultural, educational, and informational needs through the use of traditional and emerging technologies.