AARP Smart Driver Class

Sign up for the AARP Smart Driver class and earn a reduction on your car insurance premium. Class is $20 for AARP members, $25 for non-members; check or mone order payable to AAR.  Call to register for this class at 315-493-2620.


Did you know you can borrow a discount pass from us to visit The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake?  Borrow a pass from us to get a 50% discount on family admissions - don't wait-  discount pass expires in mid October!

New Policy for Children May 1st

New Policy in Place May 1st, 2019 For the safety of our younger patrons, unattended children between ages 10 -18 must sign in and out at the circulation desk with their name and phone number. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children under age 18 must have a signed permission form brought in by their parent or guardian in person to use a computer, and children must show their own library card at the desk in order to use a computer. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our children safe.

Senior Social at Carthage Free Library

Senior Social is a FREE monthly meeting for seniors at the Library.  We enourage our patrons with Alzheimer's or any form of dementia to attend as well.  We will meet every fourth Friday of the month, for an activity, refreshments and socialization.  Join us August 23rd from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, for fun playing Bunco and enjoy a rootbeer float.


Teen Group is Back!

Our teen group is back after a summer break. Starting September 19th, we will meet the first and third Thursday of every month, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Fun & games- stop by and bring your friends and meet new friends! We'll be serving something good to eat!

Story Time Returns!

Story Time is back in September!  Join Miss Tina Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 for stories, snacks, simple crafts and lots of fun. For pre-school through elementary age children and caregivers. Younger siblings are welcome!

Carthage Central Backpack program for kids

We are an official drop off point for the Carthage Central Backpack program. The program supplies food for children when they are not getting lunches in school, such as Saturdays and holidays.  Drop off donations of peanut butter, jelly (plastic bottles), breakfast bars, mac & cheese, in the box by the front desk. Check out the list of most needed items - thanks for your support!

Basic Computer Skills

Do you need to know the basics?  Check out our free basic computer skills class on Monday nights. We also Have one on one appointments available  Give us a call to sign up!


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