Nov
16
6:30 PM18:30

Online Resources Class: The Basics

Come learn more about all of the online resources that are available to you with your library card. Did you know that you can download music, listen to audio books, take a language class, conduct research using reputable print and online resources, take various educational classes, and search job listing databases all for free?

We will start with the basics- making sure you have a library card, know your card number, and can get signed in. We can then help you download any necessary apps on your personal device. The class will cover the basics of Freegal, Mango, Libby and the Vermont Online Library Databases. Please RSVP for this class by calling the library or emailing Richard at richard@carpentercarse.org.

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Harry Potter Party!
Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

Harry Potter Party!

You are cordially invited to the Hinesburg chapter of Hogwarts! Children ages 3-8 and their adult are invited for an afternoon of magical crafts, activities, and snacks that will satisfy the appetites of all of our little wizards and witches! Space is limited; to register, please email kelly@carpentercarse.org, call the library at 802-482-2878, or stop in to register in person.

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Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Community Writers Group

Calling all local writers! Join us for our once a month Community Writers Group! All genres welcome. Get your literary juices flowing with creative writing prompts, network with other local wordsmiths, and enjoy a fun, stimulating monthly workshop. Snacks provided. To submit a piece of writing for others to review and enjoy before the group meets, email Paul Marino at paulstevenmarino@gmail.com

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Nov
11
3:00 PM15:00

Circle-Singing Workshop

This free workshop will be led by Jody Albright and Diane Tetrault.

Do you like to sing? Are you looking for a different group singing experience?

This group singing workshop is open to all levels of experience. Circlesinging* is easy to learn and has endless possibilities since the melodies are all made up ‘in the moment’. It is a joyful way to sing together as a community without having to know how to read music. There are no mistakes!! Diane and Jody will lead the group singing and will also teach different aspects of how to create an improvised ‘song’ to give singers who want to lead an opportunity to do so. (There will be no pressure to lead if you don’t feel ready!)

*this name is ascribed to the singer Bobby McFerrin, although ‘singing in a circle’ is ancient and found in many oral traditions.

Please contact the library to sign up for this workshop. Please call 802-482-2878 or email Jill.

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Nov
9
4:00 PM16:00

Trustees Celebration

Join current and former Trustees of the Carpenter-Carse Library for a celebration of the past, present, and future of our community library. Learn more about upcoming library events, meet the Board of Trustees, and enjoy some cake with your neighbors from 4-6pm on November 9. All former Trustees are encouraged to attend! For more information, contact Sara Armstrong Donegan at sara@carpentercarse.org.

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Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

Community Writers Group

Calling all local writers! Join us for our once a month Community Writers Group! All genres welcome. Get your literary juices flowing with creative writing prompts, network with other local wordsmiths, and enjoy a fun, stimulating monthly workshop. Snacks provided. To submit a piece of writing for others to review and enjoy before the group meets, email Paul Marino at paulstevenmarino@gmail.com

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Nov
1
11:30 AM11:30

Tech Time

Did you know we offer one-on-one technical services? Our IT person can sit down with you for a half hour to help you with any computer or personal device issues you are having. Maybe you’d like to open an email account, learn a new program, or download an audio book? Tech hours take place from 11:30-1pm on Thursdays. Please call the library or email Richard@carpentercarse.org to reserve a time slot.

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Oct
30
11:30 AM11:30

Tech Time

Did you know we offer one-on-one technical services? Our IT person can sit down with you for a half hour to help you with any computer or personal device issues you are having. Maybe you’d like to open an email account, learn a new program, or download an audio book? Tech hours take place from 11:30-1pm on Thursdays. Please call the library or email Richard@carpentercarse.org to reserve a time slot.

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Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

Practical Privacy with Jessamyn West

Library technologist, Jessamyn West, will offer practical tips for securing your online activity.  Topics covered will include: determining your internet privacy risk, choosing secure passwords, safe browsing on public wifi, online tracking, evaluating the trustworthiness of online content, and more.   Expect to hear lots of realistic advice that you can put to use right away!

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Oct
25
11:30 AM11:30

Tech Time

Did you know we offer one-on-one technical services? Our IT person can sit down with you for a half hour to help you with any computer or personal device issues you are having. Maybe you’d like to open an email account, learn a new program, or download an audio book? Tech hours take place from 11:30-1pm on Thursdays. Please call the library or email Richard@carpentercarse.org to reserve a time slot.

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Oct
23
6:30 PM18:30

Online Resources Class: The Basics

Come learn more about all of the online resources that are available to you with your library card. Did you know that you can download music, listen to audio books, take a language class, conduct research using reputable print and online resources, take various educational classes, and search job listing databases all for free?

We will start with the basics- making sure you have a library card, know your card number, and can get signed in. We can then help you download any necessary apps on your personal device. The class will cover the basics of Freegal, Mango, Libby and the Vermont Online Library Databases. Please RSVP for this class by calling the library or emailing Richard at richard@carpentercarse.org.

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Oct
23
11:30 AM11:30

Tech Time

Did you know we offer one-on-one technical services? Our IT person can sit down with you for a half hour to help you with any computer or personal device issues you are having. Maybe you’d like to open an email account, learn a new program, or download an audio book? Tech hours take place from 11:30-1pm on Thursdays. Please call the library or email Richard@carpentercarse.org to reserve a time slot.

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Oct
18
11:30 AM11:30

Tech Time

Did you know we offer one-on-one technical services? Our IT person can sit down with you for a half hour to help you with any computer or personal device issues you are having. Maybe you’d like to open an email account, learn a new program, or download an audio book? Tech hours take place from 11:30-1pm on Thursdays. Please call the library or email Richard@carpentercarse.org to reserve a time slot.

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