The Carver Public Library is located at 2 Meadowbrook Way.

The Carver Public Library is located at 2 Meadowbrook Way. The website is www.carverpl.org. To register for programs, call 508-866-3415. You must have your library card with you to check out materials or use computers. Library hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday; and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Want to see what’s going on at the library? Check out the website at www.carverpl.org and click on events.

 

FOR KIDS

Special events:

Penny Carnival

11 a.m. Sept. 28. All ages, drop in.

PacMan Craft

6:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Ages 4 and up, must register.

Minecraft Lego Night

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3. All ages, drop-in.

FORTNITE NERF

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 5. Ages 5 and up, drop-in. BYO NERF style gear or use ours.

Painted Leaf Garland

6:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Ages 4 and up, register.

Halloween Paint Night

6:30 p.m. Oct. 15 . Ages 8 and up, register.

Stylized Paper Pumpkins

10:30 a.m. Oct. 17. Ages 6 and up, register.

Pumpkin Decorating

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19. Drop in. Use our stencils, tools, and paint and space. BYO pumpkins.

Stranger Things Night

6:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Ages 8 and up, register.

DIY Scratch Art

6:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Ages 6 and up, register.

The Grimm Wood

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26. Drop in. Games, crafts and activities based on Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Snow White, Rapunzel and other tales.

 

 

Ongoing:

Weekly Storytimes – Fall session began Sept. 10

Toddler Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Ages 3.5 and under meet for stories, songs and activities.

Preschool Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 3 to 5 meet for stories, songs and related activities.

Reading Buddies

3:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 10-Nov. 21. Grades K-5, must register. Ms. Marilyn Thayer and her therapy dogs invite children to practice their reading. Each 20-minute session will include a meet-and-greet followed by reading time. Bring a favorite book or borrow some from the library. Call or visit the library to register for a time slot.

 

 
FOR ADULTS 

Movie Matinee

1 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Large Meeting Room. The movie for October is “Yesterday,” rated PG-13. This is a free event, everyone is invited, and refreshments will be served.

 

Ongoing:

Museum Passes

The Carver Public Library offers the following museum passes: The Rogers Williams Zoo, The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Massachusetts State Park Passes, The Museum of Science in Boston, and Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich. To book a pass, visit http://carverpl.org and look for Museum Passes under Library Services button and from there, reserve museum tickets. Call the library with any questions at 508-866-3415.

Mahjong

1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday. Learn to play Mahjong at the library, whether experienced or just fascinated with the tiles.

Book Club

2 p.m. third Wednesday of the month in the Small Meeting Room. Refreshments will be served. The next meeting will be held Aug. 21. A title has not been selected as the group will discuss books in general. Books are available at the Circulation Desk. Everyone is welcome including newcomers. Refreshments will be served. 

Need Some Help With Your New Gadget?

Make an appointment for one-on-one instruction using any of the latest technology, including smart phones, Kindles, Laptops and iPads. Just call and schedule an appointment today at 508-866-3415, ext. 109.

Wi-Fi Hotspot

The library announce that a Wi-Fi hotspot is now available for patrons to borrow. This device will provide access to the internet from anywhere — a rental home, a camper, even a car — which makes it perfect for a family going on vacation. It can be checked out for one week at a time. Call the circulation department at library at 508-866-3415 for more information and to sign up for use the Wi-Fi hotspot.