January 16, 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 williston.lib.vt.us.

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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