AARP Smart Driver Class

AARP Smart Driver Class is open to all ages. Must sign up at library; 493-2620. Drivers who successfully complete class receive a reduction on car insurance premium and neutralization of up to four violation points in a driving record.  Cost $20 AARP members, $25 non members. Payment day of class, by check or money order payable to AARP. Bring lunch.

Lucky Ring Ranch Petting Zoo is coming!

On Monday, July 17th, at 1:00, the Petting Zoo is coming to the Library!  Lucky Ring Ranch Petting Zoo will be here for everyone to enjoy. Thank you to our friend, Shawn Johnson at InTents Rentals, for supplying tents so we can enjoy the day no matter what Mother Nature brings! While our Summer Reading kids are more than welcome to come, the program is not exclusive to our Summer Program. Anyone of any age is welcome to come join in the fun! There is no sign up -everyone is welcome to sample light refreshments. Questions? Give us a call or comment on Facebook.

Book Sale!

Check this out! All week through Saturday June 10th, it's our spring library Book Sale - lots of great bargains. Best deal - Saturday's BAG SALE.  Just $2 for a Bag of Books! Noon to 4 pm.

Yard Sale & Book Sale!

Check out our Yard Sale & Book Sale this Saturday, June 3rd from 8 AM to 1 PM.  In case of rain, we'll be inside our Community Room. Book sale continues till 4 PM and all next week until Saturday, June 10th. $2 Bag Sale all day on June 10th! Benefits Friends of the Library.

Wine Tasting & Student Art Show

Join us for a special evening at our Wine Tasting & Student Art Show on Wednesday, May 3rd from 5:00 -7:00 pm.  Sample wines or buy wines from local vendors Tug Hill, Coyote Moon and Venditti Vineyards and Otter Creek and Busted Grapes Wineries, plus maple products from the Croghan Maple Museum and North Croghan Outpost.  Music by Gary Walts.  Artwork by young students from the Library's Fine Arts program will be on display. Fundraiser for Friends of Carthage Free Library.  Admission at the door is $10/person, $16 /couple.  Advance discount tickets available at the Library.

Family Gardening Workshop

Join Cherie Everett of Cherie's Gardens for a hands-on workshop on flower gardening in the North Country, on Saturday, April 8th at 12:30 pm. 

Adults, children and families are all welcome! Cherie will tell us what flowers grow well in our area, talk about annuals & perennials, how to start seeds and answer your garden questions. Make a seed starting pot and get seeds to bring home! Kid friendly, but for adults too! Free.

Wildlife Gardening in the North Country

Master Gardener Sue Gwise of Cornell Cooperative Extendion will present a program on gardening for wildlife on Thursday, April 13th at 6:00 pm.  There is a minimum of 10 people needed to attend in order to hold the program, so call 315-493-2620 to register. If there are not 10 people, the program will be cancelled. 

Come learn what to plant to attract birds & butterflies to your garden and tips on how to keep deer and rabbits out!  Ms. Gwise will anserwer your questions about planning and maintaining your garden.  Free.


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