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Saturday 9 am – 2 pm
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Charlotte, MI 48813

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Michigan Young Adult Author Visit – Gary Schmidt!

Saturday, March 25     11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Gary Schmidt – Newbery Honor and Printz Honor winner will visit
Charlotte Community Library this Saturday!
Join the discussion with Gary about his books
and writing. Free event!

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Overdrive’s Big Library Read begins March 16!

Patrons can borrow the eBook, Art of the Pie: one of 2016’s best cookbooks from pie-guru Kate McDermott, starting Thursday, March 16 and concluding on Thursday, March 30 by visiting Charlotte Community Library’s Overdrive site


We have Federal, State and reproducible Federal tax forms.


Need Tax Help?

Call VITA at 211 to make an appointment for free tax assistance.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance helps people complete and submit their taxes. There is an age and income requirement.
Also, the Eaton Area Senior Center helps those over 65, or making less than $50,000. To make an appointment at the Senior Center, call 541-2934.

What’s Happening at the Library-Week of March 20

Story Hour

Tuesday, March 21
10:00 to 10:45
Session is full – no openings
at this time

Afternoon Adult Book Club

Wednesday, March 22
6:30 p.m.
Must register to attend.

Little Ones

Thursdays through May 11
10:00 – 10:30
Babies and toddlers
Birth to four & caregivers.
No registration required.
No charge.


Friday, March 24
4-5:30 p.m.
For kids in 4th-12 grades
Waiting List Only
Free event – call 543-8859 to register.

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Michigan Author Visit – Gary Schmidt!

Saturday, March 25
11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Gary Schmidt received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor for Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and a Newbery Honor for The Wednesday Wars. He lives with his family on a 150-year-old farm in Alto, Michigan, where he splits wood, plants gardens, writes, and feeds the wild cats that drop by.

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Check out recent videos from our January Craft Club and February Game Night

January Craft Club Knitting Project
February Game Night


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books website

Michigan Activity Pass

Michigan Activity Pass Page



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  • Overdrive Advantage

    It's here! Click on the Kids/Teens link below to visit the new eReading Room at Woodlands Overdrive Advantage!
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    for eReader help.
  • Overdrive Advantage Sponsorship Thank You

    Overdrive, (our e-book loaning library), has been upgraded to Overdrive Advantage through generous donations

    in memory of Dave Martens.

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