VIRTUAL LIBRARY.  The library building is closed, but your library is here for you 24/7.  We add digital content daily for your enjoyment, education, and personal growth – all free with your library card!  Click on headings to see all the great things that the library has to offer.

FREE DIGITAL LIBRARY.  Enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, Great Courses, and graphic novels from OverDrive, RBdigital, Cloud Library, and Hoopla.  Stream the world’s finest movies from Kanopy.  If you love crafts, keep your hands active and your mind engaged with our latest addition, Creativebug!

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DIGITAL RESOURCES FOR KIDS.  Having kids at home now can be challenging.  The library offers a wealth of digital content that will entertain and educate your children during this unusual time.  Books, audiobooks, movies, fun activities, and story times – you will find it all here!

NO LIBRARY CARD?  NOW IS THE TIME TO GET ONE!  Chatham residents:  If you do not have a library card and would like to use our digital services while the library is closed, please email mycard@chathamlibrary.org with proof of residency (picture of driver’s license or bill with applicant’s name and address) and one will be issued to you.

1,000 MASK CHALLENGE IS ON!  Please help protect our front-line workers by making masks from materials that we deliver right to your doorstep.  No need to leave home thanks to Friends of the Library Book Sale funding and volunteers.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY

Click on program titles for more information and to join online.

Parenting during the Coronavirus lockdown

Monday, April 6 – 7 pm

Join us for a virtual parent gathering featuring Nancy Kislin, a nationally recognized child, adolescent, and family psychotherapist.  She will help you find ways to keep your children safe mentally and physically.

Storytime with Miss Betty

Tuesday, April 7

Ages 3 and under – 10 am

Ages 4 and up – 10:30 am

Join us from the comfort of your home for these fun-filled virtual storytimes with Miss Betty!

Book Group

Wednesday, April 8 – 1 pm

Join librarian Mary Kennedy for a virtual meeting of the library’s Book Group.  She would love to hear what you’ve reading and discovering for the past couple of weeks.

Quaran(Pre)Teen Book Club

Wednesday, April 8 – 4 pm

Calling readers ages 8-12!  Need book lovers to talk to?  Wishing there were people around who love to read?  Join our online book club straight from your living room couch using Zoom!  Each week we will talk about various books (bring your own book!), socialize, and do activities based on our reading choices.

Miss Carol Dance

Thursday, April 9 – 10:30 am

Thursday is still a library day for our youngest patrons!  Join Miss Carol with your toddlers for a virtual dance and movement class.

Virtual Teen Yoga

Thursday, April 9 – 6 pm

Feeling stressed during this crazy time?  Join us on Thursdays for this five-week yoga class for teens.  We will stream the videos and you can follow along with each 30-minute lesson at home.

Lesson One:  Creating Happiness.  Looking for happiness?  Get flexible!  Breathe and move your way into improved mood.