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Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Kidpower Parent-Child Workshop: Everyday Safety

In this workshop, children and parents learn Kidpower's Everyday Safety skills (social skills people of all ages use to build safe, positive experiences with other people everywhere they go) and parents are guided in practicing the skills together with their children. At home, families can continue to practice and integrate the concepts into their everyday lives.

Ages 6-12 with an adult. Space is limited. Free.

Registration required. Call 482-2878 or email jill@carpentercarse.org

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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Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Fall Book Group: How to Break Up With Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life by Catherine Price

Local media literacy educator and mom, Suzie McCoy, will lead group meetings and discussions on this timely book which is perhaps more aptly titled, How to Have a More Mindful Relationship with Your Phone.

Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Do you frequently pick it up “just to check,” only to look up forty-five minutes later wondering where the time has gone? Do you say you want to spend less time on your phone, but have no idea how to do so without giving it up completely? If so, you're not alone!

We’ll discover how phones and apps are designed to be addictive, and learn how the time we spend on them damages our abilities to focus, think deeply, and form new memories. We’ll then make customized changes to settings, apps, environment, and our mindset that will ultimately enable us to take back control of our lives. Please join us and feel good about your phone!

Please email Jill or call 802-482-2878 to sign up for the group. The library can provide a limited number of books. Sign up early to borrow a copy.

If you are interested in joining this group, please plan to read Part 1: The Wake Up prior to the first meeting. The group meets at 6:30 pm on both October 9th and November 13th.

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Nov
19
6:00 PM18:00

Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

“The bees are the color; everything else is black and white." Kirk Webster, Bridport beekeeper.

Beekeeping goes back 10,000 years, but bees have been much in the news recently as a multi-pronged scourge has devastated many of the nation's 2.5 million colonies. Meanwhile, hobby beekeeping has grown exponentially in the country. Bill Mares, writer, and a beekeeper for 45 years, will tell of the origins and evolution of beekeeping, sometimes referred to as "farming for intellectuals," with a particular emphasis on his research in Vermont.

A Vermont Humanities Council event hosted by Carpenter-Carse Library.

Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Vermont Humanities Council (VHC). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or VHC.

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Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

Fall Book Group: How to Break Up With Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life by Catherine Price

Local media literacy educator and mom, Suzie McCoy, will lead group meetings and discussions on this timely book which is perhaps more aptly titled, How to Have a More Mindful Relationship with Your Phone.

Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Do you frequently pick it up “just to check,” only to look up forty-five minutes later wondering where the time has gone? Do you say you want to spend less time on your phone, but have no idea how to do so without giving it up completely? If so, you're not alone!

We’ll discover how phones and apps are designed to be addictive, and learn how the time we spend on them damages our abilities to focus, think deeply, and form new memories. We’ll then make customized changes to settings, apps, environment, and our mindset that will ultimately enable us to take back control of our lives. Please join us and feel good about your phone!

Please email Jill or call 802-482-2878 to sign up for the group. The library can provide a limited number of books. Sign up early to borrow a copy.

If you are interested in joining this group, please plan to read Part 1: The Wake Up prior to the first meeting. The group meets at 6:30 pm on both October 9th and November 13th.

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Oct
2
10:30 AM10:30

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 three 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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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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Sep
25
10:30 AM10:30

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 three 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
18
10:30 AM10:30

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 three 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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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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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
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
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
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 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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Night Out At the Ballpark to Benefit CCL!
Jul
28
5:05 PM17:05

Night Out At the Ballpark to Benefit CCL!


Sunday, July 28th, 5:05 pm (Gate opens at 4pm)


Come enjoy a baseball game on July 28th while supporting the Carpenter-Carse Library! Grandstand seats are available for $7.00 per ticket, and for every ticket purchased - 35% of the ticket price goes to the library. In addition to helping out our library, it is Aviation Night at the ballpark so you can learn about planes and helicopters too!

Use the special offer code of CCL on the ticket order form, or use this link to purchase tickets.

Invite your friends, neighbors, and family to join you in having fun and supporting the library at the same time!

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Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

Tiny Humans, Big Emotions: Parent and Caregiver Workshop

We are excited to bring emotional development expert Alyssa Campbell to Carpenter-Carse Library! This workshop is free, but we ask that you register by calling us (802-482-2878), emailing Jill, or stopping by the front desk.

About Alyssa’s program:

How do you respond to the tantruming child beyond validating their emotion and letting them express? Should we talk about every feeling? How do you really build a comfort in experiencing a feeling without getting trapped in it as we see in anxiety and depression? How do you build children’s coping strategies to last a lifetime, moving away from coping mechanisms? When is it time to problem solve? How do we know when it’s okay to just let something happen and move forward? Should we tell them how their actions make us feel to build empathy?

About Alyssa:

Alyssa has an M.Ed. in early childhood, is a leading expert in emotional development. She speaks to people around the world as the podcast host for Voices of Your Village in over 60 countries. She is the founder and CEO of Seed & Sew. Alyssa was featured an an emotional development expert in publications such as The Washington Post, Kids VT, and Family Education.

After co-creating the Collaborative Emotion Processing (CEP) method, she researched it across the U.S. and co-authored a book on it (coming in 2020). Alyssa is deeply passionate about
building emotional intelligence as young as infancy, stating, “It’s never too early or too late to start.” Alyssa’s show up as you are approach welcomes people into her village to get support at all ages and stages, shame free. Her company, Seed & Sew, serves people across the globe through speaking, consulting, and podcasting, with tools to live without anxiety, build their emotion processing toolbox, and raise emotionally intelligent humans. The team and village at Seed & Sew believe that everyone can benefit from and find more joy when they commit to building emotional intelligence.

Babes in arms are welcome at this workshop.

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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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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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 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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