May 27, 2018

Library Notes

All programs are free. Call 878-4918 for information or to register. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult while at the library. Hearing assistance devices are available for events in the community room. Find more information at

Youth News

After-School Tuesdays

Spring Craft: March 21, 2-3 p.m. All ages.

After School Café: March 28, 2 p.m. Grades 3 and up.

Bedtime Yoga

Monday, March 20, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in pajamas with their favorite stuffed animal for simple yoga poses, stories and a bedtime snack. Presented with Building Bright Futures.

Preschool Music

Mondays, 11 am and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Second Thursday of each month: Spanish Music with Constancia. For children up to age 5 with a caregiver.

Thursday Playtime

Thursdays, 11 a.m. -12 noon. An informal play time following our Preschool Music program. For children birth to age 5. Sponsored with Building Bright Futures.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Includes a simple craft activity. Bunnies with Victoria Francis; March 21: Hello Spring; March 28: Pirates. All ages.

Preschool Yoga with Danielle

Friday, March 31, 10:30 a.m. Simple yoga poses, stories and songs for children birth to age 5 and their caregivers.

Multi-age News

Photography Club

Thursday, March 16, 5:30-7 p.m. Improve and share your skills in an exploration of basic and advanced techniques. Bring your camera to go out and practice. Grade 9 through adults.

Read to a Dog

Tuesday, March 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Read to one of our registered Therapy Dogs of Vermont. Pre-register for individual sessions.

Read to a Cat

Tuesday, March 28, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Read to Van Gogh, a certified therapy cat with “Love on a Leash” Foundation. Pre-register for a one-on-one reading session.

Adult News

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, March 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m. This month we will discuss “House of Scorpions” by Nancy Farmer. Books available at the front desk. Beverages and dessert provided.

Adult Coloring

Saturday, March 18, 11-12:30 p.m. Recharge with an adult coloring session. Books and colored pencils are provided.


Wednesday, March 22, 5:45 p.m. “A Man Called Ove,” An irritable Swedish busybody spends his days making his neighbors miserable, but his crabbiness hides a deep grief. A neighborhood helps him reconnect with life. Comedy, Drama. Rated PG-13. (116 minutes).

Tech Tutor

Friday, March 24, 4-6 p.m. One-on-one technology help from a teen. Guarantee a time by making a 30 minute appointment 878-4918.

A New View on Discipline-Toddler to Teen

Monday, March 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Beth Martell will share the latest research in child development that makes parenting easier and more enjoyable.

Make a Floral Arrangement

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 p.m. Sharon Niquette of Williston’s Buds and Roses will lead a group on making a spring floral arrangement. All materials are provided. If you have a pair of pruning shears, bring them. Open to 10 adults. Pre-registration required.

Shape & Share Life Stories

Monday, March 27, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Build connections between generations by engaging in the art of story sharing with storyteller Recille Hamrell.

The National Park that Got Away

Sunday April 2, 2 p.m. Bruce Post’s multimedia presentation, “Three Poems and a Parkway,” uses maps, photos, poems and videos to show how Vermont almost became home to a major national park in the 1930s. Not once but twice, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed establishing the Green Mountain National Park. Co-sponsored by the Williston Historical Society.

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