At Your Library

June 1, 2020

Teen Art Contest! Imagine Your Story We believe that creating art is a wonderful way to express how you are feeling at this time.  Whether you consider yourself a doodler or a true artist, we invite you to submit pictures of your creations for our Teen Art Contest.  Submissions will be ...

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FEATURED DATABASES History Research Center is a suite of five databases:  African-American History, American History, American Indian History, Ancient and Medieval History, and Modern World History.  These databases can be searched simultaneously or separately.  Each database offers maps and ...

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FOCUS ON:  LITERARY DATABASES The library offers rich resources for students of literature.   Bloom’s Literature contains plot summaries, character descriptions, biographies and analyses by renowned scholar Harold Bloom, as well as an eBook shelf of works of classic literature.  Literary ...

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Library and Local Businesses Small businesses give a town its character, as does its library.  Library of the Chathams is partnering with local businesses to support them during this difficult time.  This partnership can take different forms. Several Chatham businesses have presented ...

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NEW!  Freegal Music Freegal is a music streaming service that allows access to over 15 million songs, music videos, and audiobooks from over 40,000 labels, from all genres of music.  Patrons can download 3 hours of music streaming a day, and can keep 3 downloads a week.  Just enter your ...

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Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill will meet with the public via library Zoom on Wednesday, April 29.  Read on about this and more exciting events and resources, all accessible on the library’s website. Virtual Meeting Space.  Chatham nonprofits and community groups:  Do you miss our meeting ...

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The Great Courses, crafts, and so much more on the library’s website – all accessible instantly with your library card.  Click on links to access the bounty of resources. Focus on:  The Great Courses on Kanopy.  Now is a good time to learn new things.  Hundreds of Great Courses are available ...

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Our virtual doors are open.  In addition to an extensive digital collection of books and movies, our website is chock-full of fun things, some of which are highlighted below. NEW!  Ancestry Library Edition is now accessible from home!  This database brings the world’s most popular consumer ...

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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 ...

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Keep your books.  The library will remain closed until further notice.  During this time, we ask you not to return your books, movies and music.  For any items that you currently have checked out, no fines will be assessed until after we reopen. Plenty of entertainment and enrichment through ...

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To help contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and with caution and public safety in mind, the Library of the Chathams will be closed from Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, March 29 at the earliest.  All library events scheduled during this period have been canceled and will ...

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To help contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and with caution and public safety in mind, the Library of the Chathams will be closed to the public from Monday, March 16 through Sunday, March 29 at the earliest.  All library events scheduled during this period have been ...

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This is the week that many book lovers have been eagerly anticipating.  The huge annual Friends of the Library Book Sale starts on Saturday, March 14 and continues on Sunday, March 15 – see below for times and details. PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, ...

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As the Friends of the Library are setting up for the giant annual Book Sale, there is still time to join the Friends and get an exclusive invitation to the Preview Sale on Friday, March 13, 4:30 to 7:30 pm.  You can become a Friend by following this link:  ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children      Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24 Ⓒ Storytime Storytime is an 8-week, progressive ...

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DONATIONS FOR BOOK SALE STILL ACCEPTED!  THE LAST DAY TO DONATE BOOKS AND DVDs IS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23! PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10 Ⓒ Storytime Storytime is an 8-week, progressive ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children      Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3 Ⓒ Storytime Storytime is an 8-week, progressive ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, JANUARY 27 Ⓒ Storytime Storytime is an 8-week, progressive ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, JANUARY 20 Ⓒ Storytime Storytime is an 8-week, progressive ...

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SAVE THE MURAL!  DONATE BOOKS AND MEDIA FOR THE BOOK SALE! There is still time to help save the library murals painted by the author/illustrator Michael Rex.  The murals have sustained damage and will be further affected by our planned renovation project.  We will preserve the murals through ...

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  NEW PROGRAMS! This week we are starting exciting new programs.  Our Adult Education classes will take you to Rome.  Two college professors will talk about the art and architecture of the Eternal City from antiquity to the seventeenth century.  Our brand new Mahjong club is both for ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, DECEMBER 30 Red Cross Blood Drive – 10 am to 3 pm Help save a ...

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  PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24 Library closed WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, DECEMBER 16 Ⓒ ECLC Holiday Concert – 10:30 am Join the choir ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children      Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, DECEMBER 9 Ⓒ Stories with the Librarian – 10 to 10:30 ...

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Holiday Book Sale this week!  Stock up on gifts for friends and family! PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children      Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ ...

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Library schedule this week: Wednesday 11/27 - closing at 6 pm Thursday 1/28 - closed Friday 1/29 - closed All other days on regular schedule.  There are no programs planned for this holiday week.  Happy Thanksgiving!

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS For more information about programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 Ⓐ Introduction to Modern Art – 10:30 am to 12 ...

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INTRODUCTION TO MODERN ART Our continuing education program for adults offers courses in art, music, history, and current events.  All courses are taught by subject specialists.  We are pleased to offer a mini course in modern art, taught by Kimberly Rhodes, who writes and teaches about ...

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