Hamilton Hatter, a noted and celebrated African American educator, school administrator, and politician was born and raised in Jefferson County. He made his mark not only politically and academically, but also as […]
Louise Payson Latimer, one of the most celebrated children’s librarians in the United States, was actually a born and raised Jefferson Countian. Known for her special attention paid to illustrations found within […]
Please visit our lobby display which highlights the work and life of Julia Davis, whose life was as interesting as the books she wrote. Julia Davis was born Anna Kennedy Davis on […]
The Charles Town Library Summer Reading Program ends Saturday, Aug 5.! Go to ctlibrary.beanstack.org to register all of your minutes and qualify for prizes. Visit the official Reading Challenge page here.
The Charles Town Library’s building is closed to the public on Monday, Jan. 16, the day the government has designated as Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There is however, an enormous number […]
Three days into 2023 and we are hoping to bring more of our Jefferson County friends to the library, both in person and online. Since the early 1900s, the library has changed […]
It seems that during the last couple of years, New Years Day has become even more than a time for reflection, but a time to look forward, to better times. We hope […]
Items now available from the Charles Town Library to supplement your holiday shopping. Large Jefferson County mug displaying historic and geographic features: a $15 donation. Charles Town Library “fREADom” canvas book bag, […]
The Charles Town Library and The Old Opera House present Stage Story: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
To celebrate the holiday season and to start a wonderful new partnership, the Charles Town Library and The Old Opera House, have created an online production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, […]
The Charles Town Library has existed for nearly 100 years. Like the people it has served for generations, its history has highs and lows, positive and negative events. We are documenting this history and recording, when we can, the voices of those who experienced it firsthand.