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As a library fundraiser, we are raffling off a Bruins Hockey Stick signed by the entire 2013-2014 team!! Donated by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners  & the Boston Bruins! 

$ - Tickets will be available to purchase throughout the summer. 

As a special bonus, every patron who registers for the Summer Reading Program will earn one free entry for the Bruins raffle!! 

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

Current Display:

Past Display Album

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

What Library Staff Has Been Reading Lately:

I Take You by Eliza Kennedy

Kitchens of the Great Midwest by Ryan Stradal


Dirty Chick:  Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer by Antonia Murphy

Landline by Rainbow Rowell

The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League by Jonathan Odell

Gaia Girls:  Enter the Earth by Lee Welles

Gaia Girls:  Way of Water by Lee Welles

This is an 11.5 hour per week position; some evenings and every Saturday.  You must be 16 years old to apply.

Click here for an application.

The Library will be closed on Saturdays during the summer starting June 20th.

Download 3 songs per week to your device. You then own them! Stream up to 3 hours of music a day for free! All you need is your Charlton library card and password.

Or download the freegal app via your app store.

2015 Adult Summer Reading Program

CLICK HERE to register or log for any of the online programs.

For every 100 pages you read youíll receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win some great prizes!

Prizes for the adult program have been donated by:

Brush It Off Paint & Sip Bar             Tedís                              Cinemagic                  

Natureís Classroom                 Agape Hair Salon                  Bannister Photo

ERA Realty                             Southbridge Savings Bank      CVS

Stop N Shop                           Park Ďn Shop Supermarket       Lia Sophia

Francescoís Italian Bakery        Country Bank                       Lamountainís Service Station

Park Place Hair Salon           Zorbaís Pizzeria & Tavern       Watershed Woodshed        

J & Eís Yankee Diner             Mexicali Fresh Mex Grill           Dairy Queen  

Barnes & Noble                        Walmart                                     Sturbridge Coffee Roasters

Big Bunny                              Dayna Dumas : Avon                  Marge Jalbert: music lessons

Cathy Heywood: Thirty One Bags       Target                         Linda Davis: yoga

Divine Touch Body Health                                                           Lucas Beaudette: glass pendant

Canobie Lake Park

Prizes have also been donated by some of our wonderful patrons and by some famous authors!
Yoga Classes in Dexter Hall

Reg. Adult Yoga: 

Wednesdays  9 am - 10:15 am;   June 24th-Aug. 12th;  8 weeks, $64 or $10 drop-in

Thursdays   5:30 - 6:45 pm; June 25th-Aug. 13th; 8 weeks, $64 or $10  drop-in

 Flow Yoga:          

Thursdays  7 - 8:15 pm; June 25th-Aug. 13th; 8 weeks; $64 or $10 drop-in

 For more info. contact Linda Davis at

The Hall at Patriot Place

Each pass allows:
  •  free admission for 2 people to the Hall
  • 15% off at the Patriots Pro Shop
  • 15% of at CBS Scene restaurant

To learn about the exciting things you can see and do at The Hall at Patriot Place click here:

This pass is paid for by The Friends of the Charlton Public Library.

New! More Ebooks!
Search BiblioBoard, a Digital collection of books, images, articles audio and video from around the world. Curated by subject, accessible from anywhere!
Charlton Public Library Long Range Plan FY15-FY19
Long Range Plan FY15-FY19

Over 60 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!

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.

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