Events and Programs

Masks and social distancing are still recommended during library visits. Masks are not required at outdoor events. 

Summer Reading June 21 – August 16

Children can sign up to participate in the Chaplin Public Library’s Summer Reading program. Each visit to the library earns a prize. All events and activities will be held outside under a tent on the lawn. See the schedule of events and please call or check online if you have questions. Sign up in person or sign up online through READsquared at

Wednesday, August 4th, 10:30 am

Animal Masks

Decorate and make Zoo Masks with the librarian. Wear the animal tails you made in July!

Tea Time Book Chat

Friday, August 6th at 3pm

What are you reading? Let’s chat (with social distance) about what you’re reading during the pandemic. Weather permitting, this event will be held outside under the summer tent. Otherwise, it will be held inside. If you would like to join, please send an email to

Gene the Amazing

A Family Friendly Comedy Magic Show

Monday, August 9th – 10:30 am

Abracadabra! Come see Gene Thompson’s Amazing Magic Show under the summer tent. Family fun for everyone!

Ice Cream Social and Chaplin Ukulele Band Sing-a-long

Wednesday, August 11th


Join us for our annual Ice Cream Party outdoors under the tent. Enjoy a sundae and then sing along with the Chaplin Ukulele Band! All ages are welcome.  

Stick Together Art

We have a new Stick Together Art design to make. Visit the library any time during opening hours to add a few stickers. The last one turned into a frog. Guess what this one will be?


Chaplin Ukulele Band

Wednesdays   4:00 – 5:30 pm

Under the Summer Tent

If you play the ukulele or are interested in learning, consider joining the ukulele group.  No experience required. No ukulele? Stop by and try one. If you are not vaccinated, please wear a face mask.

Cookbook Club: Farm to Table

Monday, August 30th 6-8 pm

Under the Summer Tent

What’s in your garden, and what are you making with it? Join the Senior Center, library Cookbook Club and local CSAs for a night of seasonal food. Bring a dish to share or just come to taste new recipes. Watch a cooking demonstration and try a sample. All ages welcome! This event is BYOB.

If you’re interested in joining, please speak with a librarian. Registration is required.

Friends Group Meeting

To be announced

A Friends group is forming! If you are interested in helping the library, please attend the meeting.