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Mar
5
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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Mar
8
6:30 PM18:30

Screening: The Story of Vermont's Quiet Digital Revolution

FPF is the focus of a new independent documentary from Canadian filmmaker, Peter Strauss: The Story of Vermont's Quiet Digital Revolution.

The film features a segment filmed in one of Vermont’s public libraries, and follows the stories of several FPF members, each from different walks of life. How does participation on their local forums transform them and their communities? Learn more as our library hosts a screening followed by a discussion with FPF staff.

Free and open to the public.

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Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Women Making a Difference in Hinesburg: A Panel of Local Leaders

During Women's History Month, please join us for an evening where we honor and celebrate the many valuable contributions women have made to the community of Hinesburg! Many women have helped make Hinesburg what it is today, and we plan to highlight a few of them with this event.

After a short period for light refreshments, a panel of local leaders will speak about their background and experience working for and/or volunteering in the town of Hinesburg. After everyone has had a chance to speak, there will be time for questions from the audience.

Free and open to the public. This event is on Tuesday, March 26th beginning at 6:30 p.m. for light refreshments. The panel begins at 7 p.m.

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Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Beautiful Boy Book Discussion with ParentIN CVSD

ParentIN CVSD and Hinesburg's Carpenter-Carse Librar invite you to join our book discussion featuring Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through his Son's Addiction by David Sheff.

Hailed as "an excellent book that all parents can relate to whatever their children's situation" (Library Journal Starred) - the goal of our discussion is to empower parents to have informed conversations with their adolescents about the risks of underage substance use.

Pick up your book at the Carpenter-Carse Library front desk starting 2/19/19. Pizza dinner provided. Participation is encouraged for ages 16+.

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Apr
2
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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May
7
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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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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 Mental Health Conversations: Risk and Resilience (at Carpenter-Carse Library)
Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Mental Health Conversations: Risk and Resilience (at Carpenter-Carse Library)

Charlotte and Carpenter-Carse (Hinesburg) Libraries have teamed up to host Mental Health Conversations: Risk and Resilience during the month of February. The public libraries will host two evenings of panel presentations with mental health professionals.

The panel discussions will take place on February 5th at the Charlotte Library, and February 20th at the Carpenter-Carse Library. Both panel presentations start at 7pm. The panelists are:

  • Charlotte McCorkel, LICSW, Project Director of Integration, Howard Center

  • Joanne Wolfe, MA, M.Ed, Licensed Psychologist

  • Eliza Pillard LICSW, Family Wellness Coach at the Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families at the UVM Medical Center

Themes will include anxiety, depression, and suicide prevention. Discussion topics will be what to look for (signs and symptoms) and how to start a conversation with a loved one. There will be time for questions and the libraries will provide online resources and a curated collection of print and video materials for browsing and borrowing.

This project is funded in part by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.

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Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

Mental Health Conversations: Risk and Resiliency ( at Charlotte Library)

Charlotte and Carpenter-Carse (Hinesburg) Libraries have teamed up to host Mental Health Conversations: Risk and Resiliency during the month of February. The public libraries will host two evenings of panel presentations with mental health professionals.

The panel discussions will take place on February 5th at the Charlotte Library, and February 20th at the Carpenter-Carse Library. Both panel presentations start at 7pm.

The panelists are:

  • Charlotte McCorkel, LICSW, Project Director of Integration, Howard Center

  • Joanne Wolfe, MA, M.Ed, Licensed Psychologist

  • Eliza Pillard LICSW, Family Wellness Coach at the Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families at the UVM Medical Center

Themes will include anxiety, depression, and suicide prevention. Discussion topics will be what to look for (signs and symptoms) and how to start a conversation with a loved one. There will be time for questions and the libraries will provide online resources and a curated collection of print and video materials for browsing and borrowing.

This project is funded in part by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.

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Feb
5
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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Jan
11
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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Dec
18
6:00 PM18:00

Approaches to Grief: Sympathy, Empathy, and Compassion

Led by Francesca Arnoldy, program director of UVM's End-of-Life Doula Professional Certificate Program and author of the newly released emotional support guide: Cultivating the Doula Heart

Loss is universal and difficult. This time of year, reminders of who/what is missing are especially poignant. Let's gather and discuss practical techniques and subtle shifts in perspective that prepare us to be present to sadness while working toward healing ourselves.   

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Family Gingerbread House Program
Dec
15
12:30 PM12:30

Family Gingerbread House Program

Candy! Frosting! Imagination! Celebrate the season by building your own “gingerbread” house using graham crackers and frosting. Bring your family and a bag of your favorite candy to share with other builders, and we'll supply the rest. Space is limited; please email kelly@carpentercarse.org, call 482-2878, or stop in to register.

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Dec
14
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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Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Sing-Along/Friends of the Library Holiday Gift Fundraiser

Please join us again this year for music and merriment at the SongFarmers of Hinesburg Holiday Sing-Along! This fun event will take place on Thursday, December 6th from 6-8 p.m.

The newly formed Friends of the Library will be in the main library- come meet the members, sign-up for volunteer opportunities, and check out their table full of gift ideas. This is your chance to double your gift-giving power, as all purchases will also benefit the library!

Refreshments will be served. Open to all ages. Free.

Please join us for some fun holiday cheer!

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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
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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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
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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