News from Carpenter-Carse Library

After-school snack and Stories with Greg

Through June 11

Join us after school for the same great healthy snack we have been serving, and listen to some read-aloud stories. Volunteer Greg Leroy reads a variety of picture books for children of all ages.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Youngster Storytimes

Tuesdays, 9:30-10 a.m.

Join us every week for story time. Children age 0-5 and their caregivers come together for books, songs, rhymes and games. Story time is followed by a snack and free play in the library. All are welcome.

Youngster Music and Movement

Thursdays through June 13, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Get ready to move! Friends of Families hosts the Youngsters Music and Movement program at the library. Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are welcome for songs and movement games from 9:30-10:30 a.m. followed by snack. All are welcome; free.

Tech Time

11:30-1 p.m. on Thursdays

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? Please call the library or to reserve a time slot.

Mysteries and Muffins

June 12, 10:30 a.m.

Do you love mysteries? Join our book group. This informal group will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room on the second Wednesday of each month. Plan to chat about the book and snack on homemade muffins. Don’t miss it!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday, June 15, 10-10:30 a.m.

Join us for Saturday story time. Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers gather for stories, songs and games, followed by free play and snacks. 10-10:30 am, all are welcome, free.

SongFarmers of Hinesburg Celebration

Saturday, June 22, 12:30-3 p.m.

There will be a celebration of 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 U.S.A. The library’s chapter is featured in the film. After the video there will be a musical SongFarmers gathering with special guests including Mel and Vinnie and Dan and Faith. Of course the 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.

Summer Reading Club

Week 1: Animals in Myth and Legend (VINS)

Friday, June 28, 10:30 a.m. -12 p.m.

Join the Vermont Institute of Natural Science this summer to find out: How did Snake lose her legs? Why does Owl only fly at night? How did Turtle fly south for the winter? Meet these animals and hear their stories while we learn about the adaptations they have that help them survive. We’ll explore a few different tales that people tell to help them understand the world of wildlife around them. Sign up at, or by stopping in at the library. All ages. Children 10 and under need to be accompanied by a guardian.

Friends of the Carpenter-Carse Library Hinesburg Garden Tour

Sunday, June 23, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased at the Carpenter-Carse Library or Red Wagon Plants. A limited number of tickets are available. For more information, call 482-2017 or 363-6471.

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