SongFarmers of Hinesburg Celebration
Jun
22
12:30 PM12:30

SongFarmers of Hinesburg Celebration

We will be celebrating the SongFarmers gatherings with a special Saturday afternoon program.

This event will include a viewing of a video about the SongFarmers groups that have been sprouting up all over the USA.  Our chapter is featured in the film!

After the video there will be a musical SongFarmers gathering with special guests including Mel & Vinnie and Dan & Faith. Of course our local SongFarmers group will be there leading a fun song circle. All acoustic musicians, singers and listeners are invited to join in the fun. There will be snacks and refreshments provided.

Free and open to the public.
 

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Jul
2
7:00 PM19:00

Hinesburg Writers Group

Whether you're working on a YA novel, some poetry for yourself, or a blog post for your professional website, the Hinesburg Writers Group invites you to join us for our monthly workshop.  Area writers exchange feedback and encouragement to keep your writing project moving forward, regardless of genre. To get your writing to the group before the next workshop, email Paul Marino at paulstevenmarino@gmail.com


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Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

Live Well Die Well Tour Comes to Hinesburg!

Join Carpenter-Carse Library and Kimberly C. Paul as the Live Well Die Well Tour arrives in Hinesburg. Traveling across the U.S. in her RV with her German Shepherd, Haven, Kimberly is sharing her personal journey in an effort to empower individuals to reclaim death as a human experience and not as a medical event.  Her book, Bridging the Gap, will make you laugh and cry at any given moment.  Live vicariously as she shares personal stories and the life lessons she learned while working with hospice patients over the last 18 years.  Each chapter will inspire you to design your own life and death around what matters most.   Book reading & signing.

Free. Refreshments served.

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Aug
6
5:30 PM17:30

Harmonicas for Health: Build Lung Power While Learning to Play the Harmonica

If you have a song in your heart, then you're ready to learn how to play the harmonica! You don’t need to know how to read music to play this tiny, simple instrument. Once you learn the basics you can explore just about any tune, from classical to country.

Playing the harmonica can help alleviate respiratory issues by building up the muscles that help you breathe more effectively. Bring a harmonica in the key of C and a printout of the class song packet (provided at registration). Don’t have a harmonica? Hohner harmonicas will be available for purchase at class ($6 to $39.95).

Class size is limited. Email jill@carpentercarse.org or call 482-2878 to register.

Find out more about the program here: https://www.ukuleleclare.com/harmonicas-for-health

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Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

Hinesburg Writers Group

Whether you're working on a YA novel, some poetry for yourself, or a blog post for your professional website, the Hinesburg Writers Group invites you to join us for our monthly workshop.  Area writers exchange feedback and encouragement to keep your writing project moving forward, regardless of genre. To get your writing to the group before the next workshop, email Paul Marino at paulstevenmarino@gmail.com


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Aug
13
5:30 PM17:30

Harmonicas for Health: Build Lung Power While Learning to Play the Harmonica

If you have a song in your heart, then you're ready to learn how to play the harmonica! You don’t need to know how to read music to play this tiny, simple instrument. Once you learn the basics you can explore just about any tune, from classical to country.

Playing the harmonica can help alleviate respiratory issues by building up the muscles that help you breathe more effectively. Bring a harmonica in the key of C and a printout of the class song packet (provided at registration). Don’t have a harmonica? Hohner harmonicas will be available for purchase at class ($6 to $39.95).

Class size is limited and the class runs for four weeks. Please only sign up if you are able to attend all sessions. Free and open to the public.

Email jill@carpentercarse.org or call 482-2878 to register.

Find out more about the program here: https://www.ukuleleclare.com/harmonicas-for-health

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Aug
20
5:30 PM17:30

Harmonicas for Health: Build Lung Power While Learning to Play the Harmonica

If you have a song in your heart, then you're ready to learn how to play the harmonica! You don’t need to know how to read music to play this tiny, simple instrument. Once you learn the basics you can explore just about any tune, from classical to country.

Playing the harmonica can help alleviate respiratory issues by building up the muscles that help you breathe more effectively. Bring a harmonica in the key of C and a printout of the class song packet (provided at registration). Don’t have a harmonica? Hohner harmonicas will be available for purchase at class ($6 to $39.95).

Class size is limited and the class runs for four weeks. Please only sign up if you are able to attend all sessions. Free and open to the public.

Email jill@carpentercarse.org or call 482-2878 to register.

Find out more about the program here: https://www.ukuleleclare.com/harmonicas-for-health

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Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

Film: One Town at a Time

Vermont has 251 towns. Explore them…One Town at a Time.

In 2006, during a summer between semesters at college, director Mike Leonard took on the challenge of visiting every town in the state of Vermont by joining the 251 Club - a unique organization dedicated to exploring The Green Mountain State. With his two best friends in tow, he met with locals and visited some of Vermont’s most celebrated nooks and crannies. After living outside Vermont for over a decade, Mike moved back home and has chosen to revisit the 251 Club – returning to some of the same places and re-interviewing some of the same people he met 12 years ago – to learn about how Vermont has changed, how it has stayed the same, and how a humble wayfarer’s club has shaped his identity forever. 

One Town at a Time is a coming-of-age story that is firmly rooted in the community spirit that makes Vermont’s towns so special, including diverse voices from across the state such as Former Governor Jim Douglas and Ben & Jerry’s co-founder, Jerry Greenfield. You will hear from 251 Club members of all kinds and, after listening to their stories of traveling through Vermont, you’ll want to start exploring as well.

Donations appreciated.

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Aug
27
5:30 PM17:30

Harmonicas for Health: Build Lung Power While Learning to Play the Harmonica

If you have a song in your heart, then you're ready to learn how to play the harmonica! You don’t need to know how to read music to play this tiny, simple instrument. Once you learn the basics you can explore just about any tune, from classical to country.

Playing the harmonica can help alleviate respiratory issues by building up the muscles that help you breathe more effectively. Bring a harmonica in the key of C and a printout of the class song packet (provided at registration). Don’t have a harmonica? Hohner harmonicas will be available for purchase at class ($6 to $39.95).

Class size is limited and the class runs for four weeks. Please only sign up if you are able to attend all sessions. Free and open to the public.

Email jill@carpentercarse.org or call 482-2878 to register.

Find out more about the program here: https://www.ukuleleclare.com/harmonicas-for-health

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Sep
3
7:00 PM19:00

Hinesburg Writers Group

Whether you're working on a YA novel, some poetry for yourself, or a blog post for your professional website, the Hinesburg Writers Group invites you to join us for our monthly workshop.  Area writers exchange feedback and encouragement to keep your writing project moving forward, regardless of genre. To get your writing to the group before the next workshop, email Paul Marino at paulstevenmarino@gmail.com


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Oct
1
7:00 PM19:00

Hinesburg Writers Group

Whether you're working on a YA novel, some poetry for yourself, or a blog post for your professional website, the Hinesburg Writers Group invites you to join us for our monthly workshop.  Area writers exchange feedback and encouragement to keep your writing project moving forward, regardless of genre. To get your writing to the group before the next workshop, email Paul Marino at paulstevenmarino@gmail.com


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Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Hinesburg Writers Group

Whether you're working on a YA novel, some poetry for yourself, or a blog post for your professional website, the Hinesburg Writers Group invites you to join us for our monthly workshop.  Area writers exchange feedback and encouragement to keep your writing project moving forward, regardless of genre. To get your writing to the group before the next workshop, email Paul Marino at paulstevenmarino@gmail.com


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Dec
3
7:00 PM19:00

Hinesburg Writers Group

Whether you're working on a YA novel, some poetry for yourself, or a blog post for your professional website, the Hinesburg Writers Group invites you to join us for our monthly workshop.  Area writers exchange feedback and encouragement to keep your writing project moving forward, regardless of genre. To get your writing to the group before the next workshop, email Paul Marino at paulstevenmarino@gmail.com


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Jun
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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Everyday Biking Workshop Powered by Local Motion!
Jun
1
10:00 AM10:00

Everyday Biking Workshop Powered by Local Motion!

Join us for free coffee, pastries, and the tips and tricks needed for fun and safe biking!

Longtime bike commuter, Peter Burns, will provide guidance over an hour workshop through 30+ years of his experiences and stories. By the end of the workshop, you'll be well caffeinated and ready to get out and bike, whether it's to the store, work, drop off the kids at school, or just for fun. Bring your questions!

Local Motion is Vermont's statewide advocate for active transportation, vibrant communities, and safe streets.  Their mission is simple:  to bring walking and biking within reach for all Vermonters.

Free and open to all.

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Steve's STEM Club Week 5: Create A Catapult, Part 2 of 2
May
30
3:00 PM15:00

Steve's STEM Club Week 5: Create A Catapult, Part 2 of 2

Steve’s STEM Club, Week 4! Part 2 of 2

Join us for two weeks as we create, design, and build catapults!  Learning about different scientific laws and principles, we’ll see whose catapult design will rule the library!  Best suited for children in grades 2-6. Please register by emailing kelly@carpentercarse.org ,stopping in, or calling 482-2878.

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Steve's STEM Club Week 4: Create A Catapult, Part 1 of 2
May
23
3:00 PM15:00

Steve's STEM Club Week 4: Create A Catapult, Part 1 of 2

Steve’s STEM Club, Week 4: Part 1 of 2

Join us for two weeks as we create, design, and build catapults!  Learning about different scientific laws and principles, we’ll see whose catapult design will rule the library!  Best suited for children in grades 2-6. Please register by emailing kelly@carpentercarse.org ,stopping in, or calling 482-2878.

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May
14
4:30 PM16:30

Local Author Visit: Dr. Molly Millwood

Please join us for a talk and book-signing event with local author and clinical psychologist Molly Millwood. Dr. Millwood, a mother herself, knows firsthand the confusion, guilt, and incompatible feelings so many mothers experience as they lose touch with their own identities and their sense of balance and well-being in the wake of giving birth. In To Have and To Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma, Millwood explores the complexities of early motherhood, including its very real impact on marriage, with candor, practical advice, and an eye toward empowering women to reclaim emotional, psychological, and relationship stability. 

Dr. Molly Millwood holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with advanced specialized training in marital therapy and intimate relationships. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford, Dr. Millwood joined the faculty of Saint Michael's College in Vermont where she is now a tenured professor and clinical supervisor. She is also a licensed psychologist in private practice where she is particularly known for her work with couples and with women navigating the transition to parenthood. She lives in Vermont with her husband and two children.

Free and open to the public.  Childcare provided.  Please call 482-2878 or email jill@carpentercarse.org to register for childcare.

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A Celebration on Two Wheels 
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

A Celebration on Two Wheels 

        Saturday, May 11th, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

It’s a celebration of all things bikes! Believe it or not, Carpenter-Carse Library will start loaning bikes on May 11th. With a generous bicycles donation from Vermont Bicycle Tours and grant funding from RiseVT and SCHIP, the library will begin loaning bikes for adults. You can check one out with your library card. Join us at this kick-off event for the Take-a-Bike! program.

There will be free bike repairs (first-come-first-served) by local experts and Old Spokes Home, a bike rodeo for kids, a printing station (bring a tee shirt or purchase a library tote bag!), snacks, coffee, and general merriment as we celebrate this exciting event. The Richard Tom Foundation will join us with safety tips and bicycle helmet fitting.

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Steve's STEM Club Week 2: Explore NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab!
May
9
3:00 PM15:00

Steve's STEM Club Week 2: Explore NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab!

Steve’s STEM Club, Week 2!

Join us as we Skype a member of with NASA who will lead us through her job at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, learn about current efforts to explore the moon, and discuss what future astronauts will be doing. Best suited for children in grades 3-6.  Please register by emailing kelly@carpentercarse.org, stopping in, or calling 482.2878.

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