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While the library remains closed visit our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Hlccvt/ for updates and fun and educational activities you can do with your young learners. You’ll find links to many free online activities and virtual experiences. As always feel free to email with any questions librarian@highgatevt.org

 

 

Some examples :

How to Make Homemade Watercolour Paints for Kids

 

Cloud Clay ~ Softest Clay EVER, Only 2 ingredients NO COOK recipe #Kids #DIY

cloud clay playdough

 

Math Scavenger Hunt for Elementary Students

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https://www.doodlecraftblog.com/2013/04/building-character-and-growing-plants.html?fbclid=IwAR2MjqOjvW__KwcaSrFlOmQVPH_4k8-SDqODPKgfiApl_5BIdMpdFKle67Y

https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/

https://www.playpennies.com/free-things-to-do/joe-wicks-is-the-nations-pe-teacher-with-free-daily-kids-workouts-on-you-tube-186068?fbclid=IwAR1hlwzqQXACQj36Hp9XPFlKXEQCNQh-geaVdcUSnMMXbBEFL7OIRcq_eGA

 

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Strorytime with Rose Tico https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rg1BvluHTZY&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR2OXGvRGImD0tfouPVxFwxTPedrWaS62O14cUUqiP80HidGixGulAegcrU

LEGO STAMPING ART

https://frugalfun4boys.com/lego-stamping-its-art-with-bric…/

 

The Highgate Library and Community Center will be closed effective Wednesday, March 18th at 6:00 pm until April 6th, or until it has been deemed safe to open.

Staff members will be answering phone calls and emails during most business hours Monday through Thursday. Please know that we are not taking this action lightly and will continue to monitor health department recommendations. Please contact the library with any questions or concerns (802) 868-3970 or hlccvt@gmail.com/. We will still be available to assist you remotely.

Online Resources: if you are not already using our downloadable ebook and audiobook services https://gmlc.overdrive.com/ we encourage you to do so. You DO need a library card number and a pin code. Most accounts are pre-set with the pin code read. We can open an account for you over the phone and assist you in accessing this service. You can also get ebooks for free at https://www.gutenburg.org

Other online resources: 

 

Wifi: Free public wifi is always accessible just outside the library.  The network is TOH-PUBLIC and the password is Sh0rtSt0ry.

Book returns: Please don’t worry if you are unable to get to the library to return books by the due date. No one will be penalized during this time. If you are healthy enough to do so you may drop them in our outside book return.

Please know that we will continue to monitor the situation and are seeking new ways to safely serve our library community. We will continue to update our website, facebook page, and postings outside the library.

 

 

 

cancellations

 

Beginning Tuesday, March 17th all library programs are canceled until further notice. The library will remain open regular hours unless the situation worsens. We will wipe down books as they are returned and continue sanitizing everything we can. Please, if you are sick stay home! We are happy to deliver books to you or renew books over the phone.

As a public service, the Vermont Department of Libraries has created this coronoavirus information page:
https://libraries.vermont.gov/covid19

Rusty Dewees The Logger at Highgate Elementary School
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Thank you to our sponsors, (O.C. McCuin & Sons, Rainville’s Electric, Desorcie’s Market, and Dairy Farmers of America), everyone who attended the show, everyone who donated goods or food for the food sale and auction, and those who came in after the show and donated cash. So far, about $1600 has been raised for the Dave Roddy Memorial Fund!

History Making Mondays After-school Program

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6 weeks – March 9th – April 13th

Join us as we learn about a different historical figure each week! We will build or craft a project related to that figure. Example: Ben Franklin and kites. Busing provided from the HES with parent /guardian permission. Please pre-register by calling the library 802-868-3970 or on our website https://hlccvt.org/events/register-for-an-upcoming-program. Best for grades 2-6.

HLCC Knit and Crochet Social Time

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Mondays at 11 AM – All stitchers welcome–do you knit, crochet, quilt, tat, or embroider? Meet up at the library to swap ideas or patterns and meet new people.
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Bangers and Mash
HLCC Recipe Club
Wednesday, March 25th – 6 PM
Do you love to cook? Or maybe you just love to eat? Let’s meet monthly to talk all things food and share samples of our favorite recipes. For the March meeting bring a traditional Irish dish to share along with a copy of the recipe. The library will supply bowls, spoons, etc.

 

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Whats Going On at the Library?


A Week at the Highgate Library…

Here’s what we have going on at the Library each week

Messy Mondays: (10:00AM-11:00AM) beginning January 13th. Children and families are invited to join us for some hands on fun during Messy Mondays. Each week we will have a new activity that allows children to get their hands dirty while expanding their mind.

29302.pngStory Hour Wednesdays & Saturdays: (10:00AM-11:00AM) Read, enjoy a fun project, and a healthy snack. Sponsored by The Family Center: Parent Child Center of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services

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ONGOING PROGRAMS


Messy Mondays

Every Monday

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We’re offering kids the opportunity to get MESSY without the worries of ruining anything. Any projects you don’t want to do in your house, we will be doing in our backyard! Each week we will have a new activity that allows children to get their hands dirty while expanding their mind.

(Smocks will be provided)

All Ages Welcome



Story time

Every Wednesday & Saturday

10:00 am

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Story Hour Wednesdays & Saturdays: (10:00AM-11:00AM) Read, enjoy a fun project, and a healthy snack. Sponsored by The Family Center: Parent Child Center of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services.