Hinesburg Garden Tour, June 23

The Friends of Carpenter-Carse Library is holding a garden tour of seven Hinesburg gardens on Sunday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is a wonderful opportunity to stroll around Hinesburg home gardens and appreciate the different landscapes of the town and the artistry of each gardener. Anne Donegan, a member of the… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Youth mural has begun Artist Tara Goreau has begun transforming the youth area of the library. This winter patrons voted on their favorite mural design and the winning vote is now being executed. Stop by the library to see this whimsical work. Meet Playaway The library has expanded its Playaway collection to include adult books.… Read More »

The babies who brunch: Hinesburg’s annual event welcomes town’s newest citizens

The babies who brunch: Hinesburg’s annual event welcomes town’s newest citizens

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer On Sunday, Hinesburg held its annual Baby Brunch in the town hall and it was a cuddling, crawling, cooing, cute fest – with almost no crying. Hinesburg’s newest citizens seemed to enjoy each other’s company, the generosity of their community and all of the attention. For at least 15 years, Friends… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

A celebration on two wheels By BETH ROYER Librarians at Carpenter-Carse Library in Hinesburg agree with a study from the University of Minnesota that found that bicycling is the happiest form of transportation. The library is pleased to announce that, beginning on Saturday, May 11, with our Celebration on Two Wheels, we will have bicycles… Read More »

Women who make a difference in Hinesburg

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter March is Women’s History Month and to celebrate, the Carpenter-Carse Library is holding a panel discussion with seven women who have made a difference in Hinesburg. The discussion, “Women Making a Difference”, will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, in the Community Room. Hinesburg has a history… Read More »

Talking tolerance: Taking the race conversation beyond CVU

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Race and privilege have been at the forefront of Champlain Valley School District’s thoughts. This year, students created the Racial Alliance Committee, which meets in the library on Wednesday mornings. At the past few school board meetings, students from the committee have asked the board to allow the group to… Read More »

Women writing history

Women writing history

March is Women’s History Month and the Carpenter-Carse Library is celebrating women writers and writers who write about women! Drop in to check out some of our fantastic collection. Featured here: Toni Morrison’s recent collection, “The Source of Self Regard; These Truths” by Jill Lepore, “Rad American Women A-Z” and “Rad Women Worldwide” by Kate… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Winter LEGO Club Meets after school 3-4 p.m. on Thursdays: today, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7. Snacks, friends, and tons of LEGOs to build with every week. For kids ages 5-10. Space is limited. Register by emailing kelly@carpentercarse.org, calling 482-2878; or sign up in the library. Hands and Needles Meets on Mondays 10 a.m. to noon.… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Approaches to Grief: Sympathy, Empathy, Compassion Dec. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This time of year, reminders of who and what is missing are especially poignant. This discussion will focus on practical coping and healing techniques. Francesca Arnoldy, program director of UVM’s End-of-Life Doula Professional Certificate Program and author of the newly released emotional… Read More »