115 Ferry Rd, Charlotte

802-425-3864 (Mon. & Wed.: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Tues., Thurs. & Fri: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun.: Closed)

69 Ballards Corner, Hinesburg

802-482-2878 (Mon. & Sat.: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tues.-Fri: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun.: Closed)

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Hands and Needles

Monday, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10 a.m.-noon

Gather for a morning of creativity and conversation. Bring whatever project you are working on — quilting, knitting, embroidery, etc. This adult program meets outdoors. Some chairs available, but feel free to bring your own seating.

Folk Jam: Live music with SongFarmers on Hinesburg

Thursday, Aug. 5, 6-8 p.m.

Do you play an acoustic instrument or just love to sing along to old time, blues, country and folk music? Come join the SongFarmers during their monthly gathering and participate in this live music offering. Free and open to the public.

Morning book group: “The Westing Game”

Wednesday, August 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

August’s pick is “The Westing Game” by Ellen Raskin. Reserve a book prior to the discussion.

Outdoor trivia picnic: All about Vermont

Thursday, Aug. 12, 6:30-8 p.m.

A special offline version of the library’s friendly competition trivia — all about Vermont! History, pop culture, geography, a little bit of everything.

Pack a picnic and engage in some Vermont-themed trivia just outside the library, emceed by programming librarian Meg Malone. Prize for the winner and dessert provided. Watch for rain date announcements.

Evening book discussion: “Go, Went, Gone”

Tuesday, Aug. 31, 7-8 p.m.

August’s pick is the novel “Go, Went, Gone” by Jenny Erpenbeck and translated by Susan Bernofsky. Reserve a book prior to the discussion.

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