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Programs for Littles

Tiny Tots Drop-In Playtime! | Ages 0-3.5  
Drop-in program for infants and toddlers with parents and caregivers. Play at various stations with toys, sensory activities, gross motor skills activities and more! No daycare/preschool groups, please. No registration required. 
                               Upcoming Dates:
                                     Monday, June 24th @ 10-11 am
                                  Wednesday, July 3rd @ 10-11 am
                                  Friday, July 12th @ 10-11 am
                                  Wednesday, July 24th 10-11 am
                                  Friday, August 2nd @ 10-11 am
                                 Thursday, August 8th @ 10-11 am
                                Room: Storytime Room

Music & Movement with Deb Hudgins| Ages 1-5 

Music, dancing, and more with Deb Hudgins! Best for ages 1-5. Please sign up for each session so we know how many to expect! Event Calendar  Funded by the Friends of Charlton Public Library. 

                               Upcoming dates:
                               Thursday, June 20th @ 10:30-11:15 am
                               Tuesday, July 30th @ 10:30 - 11:15 am
                               Tuesday, August 13th @ 10:30 - 11:15 am
                                Room: Community Meeting Room

Image result for music class clipartWiggles & Giggles Preschool Music | Ages 3-5 | Thursday, July 18th
10:00 - 11:00 am. Join Miss Lainey for a fun preschool music program! This program is limited to 12 preschoolers. Online registration is required through our Event Calendar.  Funded by the Friends of Charlton Public Library. 

                                     Room: Storytime Room

Toddler Storytime | Ages 2-4 
Join our library Teen Advisory Board members for stories & crafts! Please register for each date through our Event Calendar 

                                   Upcoming Dates:

                                 Thursday, July 11th @ 10:30-11:00 am
                                 Thursday, July 25th @ 10:30-11:00 am
                                 Room: Storytime Room

Preschool Yoga with Linda Davis | Ages 2.5-5 
Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. No preschool/daycare groups, please. Register for each class online through our Event Calendar.

                                Upcoming dates: 
                                TBA FALL 2019
                                Room: Dexter Hall 


Programs for Kids
Kids Yoga with Linda Davis | Ages 4-7 
Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. No preschool/daycare groups, please. Register for each class online through our Event Calendar.

Upcoming dates: 
Wednesday, July 24th @ 10:30 - 11:15 am
Wednesday, August 14th @ 10:30 - 11:15 am
Room: Dexter Hall 

LEGO Club | *Ages 5+ | **Every Friday
Drop in program for kids who love LEGOS! Make a fun creation to display in the Children's Room. Bring your friends! 2:30 - 4:15 pm. (*Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. **Please check the Event Calendar to make sure LEGO Club is still being held. 
Room: Storytime Room

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? Find out at our Training Camp! Two classes/days available. Both days are the same, please register for one class only. Pre-registration is required. Register online through our Event Calendar

Dates & Times:
Wednesday, July 17th @ 10:30-11:15
Friday, July 19th @ 10:30 - 11:15
Community Meeting Room


HOW TO CATCH A STAR |  Ages 4-7  |  Wednesday, June 19th
Stories & crafts! 10:00-10:45 am. Online registration is required through the Event Calendar
Room: Storytime Room
RECYCLED ROBOTS  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tuesday, June 25th
Stories & crafts! 6:00-6:45 pm. Online registration is required through the Event Calendar
Room: Storytime Room

STARRY SKIES  |  Ages 4-7  |  Wednesday, June 26th
Stories & crafts! 10:00-10:45 am. Online registration is required through the Event Calendar
Room: Storytime Room
ALIEN ADVENTURES  |  Ages 4-7  |  Wednesday, July 10th
Stories, crafts, and alien fun! 10:00-10:45 am. Online registration is required through the Event Calendar
Room: Storytime Room

KIDS ART  |  Ages 6+  
Create art to submit to the Charlton Old Home Day Art Show!
2 sessions (when you register for one on our Event Calendar, you are automatically registered for both sessions.)

Dates: Tuesday, July 30th & Tuesday, August 6th
Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
Room: Storytime Room 


Programs for Families 

Community Yoga with Linda Davis | All Ages
Join local instructor Linda Davis for Community Yoga at the Library on select evenings. All ages and levels welcome. Children ages 5 and under must have an adult helper at all times. You must bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Please REGISTER online for each date through our Event Calendar.

Upcoming Dates: 
Tuesday, June 18th @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Thursday, July 11th @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 1st @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Room: Dexter Hall


Friday, June 28th @ 10:30 am | ALL AGES 

Funded by the Charlton Cultural Council 

See the show audiences are calling “Superb!”, “A blast!”, and “Heartwarming fun for the whole family.” Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat.

Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time. Don’t miss it!

Image result for planetarium clipartNIGHT SKY PLANETARIUM EXPERIENCE
Tuesday, July 16th | Ages 5+
Sponsored by Cornerstone Bank

Night Sky is a 30-minute immersive program that teaches audiences how to find celestial objects in their own nighttime sky. Inside the planetarium, participants will observe a realistic model of the nighttime sky. Audiences will learn how to find planets, constellations, important stars, and other astronomical objects.

Best for families with ages 5 and older. Max of 25 people per session. Children 8 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The planetarium dome is kept dark most of the time, with frequent changes in light level. 

3 Sessions Available: 10:00 - 10:30, 10:45-11:15, 11:30-12:00 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please register for one session only.
Visit our Event Calendar to register for a session. 

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All Ages | Thursday, August 1st @ 10:30-11:30 am

Sponsored by Savers Bank

During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth — but it’s not a shooting star. Two curious kids venture into the forest to investigate and find themselves mixed up with a family of visitors from another planet! Pursued by a crazy space scientist, they must risk everything to rescue the aliens and get them back to their spaceship — before it’s too late!

Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments for special effects. It's totally out of this world!

Registration is not required, but appreciated! 

Savers Bank

Image result for rolie polie guacamole logoROLIE POLIE GUACAMOLE  
All Ages | Monday, August 5th @ 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Sponsored by Country Bank

A family concert for all ages! Check out their website!

Registration is not required, but appreciated!

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Programs for Tweens 
(Check the Teen Page for more programs and info on Teen Volunteering) 

SUPER SMASH ULTIMATE TOURNAMENT! | Open to ages 8-18 | Tuesday, July 9th 
4:00-7:00 pm. Hosted by One Up Games. 
Tournament entry is FREE. Friendlies begin at 3:30 pm, official tournament brackets start at 4:00 pm. The tournament is open to teens ranging in ages from 8 to 18. We will have pro and GameCube controllers available, as well as GameCube adaptors. Players are welcome to bring their own controller. Please register online through our EVENT CALENDAR.
Room: Community Meeting Room

TAB MEETING | Open to grades 5-12 | TBA FALL 
3:00-4:00 pm. Join us for a Teen Advisory meeting! We'll be discussing upcoming Teen/Tween events at the library, volunteer opportunities, crafts & more!. No registration required. 
Room: Storytime Room

TEEN LEADERS: GSA | Open to tweens & teens in grades 5-12 | Every Monday this Summer!
3:15-4:30 pm. We are partnering with New Hope Inc. and hoping to have a fun and dynamic group of open-minded teens for our library Gay-Straight Alliance. We'll be doing funky crafts, planning programs for the community, eating food, earning volunteer hours, hosting special events and workshops, and lots more stuff that we haven't thought of yet!  No registration required. 
Room: Community Meeting Room

*PLEASE NOTE: The Charlton Library is a SAFE SPACE. 

COSMIC CONCOCTIONS | Open to Ages 8-12 | Wednesday, August 7th @ 1:00-1:45 pm
Join us for a cosmic explosion of galaxy crafts and edible creations! Registration is required. Please register online through our EVENT CALENDAR. 
Room: Storytime Room