July 29, 2014

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OneClick Digital Audio is offering a patron-focused webinar that demonstrates the service’s features. The 45-minute program includes a complete tour of the service and shows you how to create an account, install the OneClickdigital Media Manager, search for content, manage checkouts and download and transfer audiobooks to listening devices.

You can register for the webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 3 – 4 p.m. at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/168898550 or Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 3 – 4 p.m. at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/696940398

Youth News

After School Movie

Friday, Oct. 26, 3 pm. Find out what happens when a group of zany zoo animals make their way to Europe for a wild circus adventure. Rated PG. Free popcorn. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Halloween Stories with Abby Klein

Monday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in PJs or costumes with their favorite stuffed animal for stories, a craft and a bedtime snack. Presented by Building Bright Futures of Williston and the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library. Call Kim at 355-5417 to pre-register.

Reading with Frosty and Friends Therapy Dogs

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Bring a book and read to a dog! All dogs registered with Therapy Dogs of Vermont. All ages. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for 10-minute individual sessions

Coming in November:

Food For Thought Library Volunteers

Thursday, Nov. 1, 4-5 pm. Grades 7-12 Teen Advisory Group.

Russian Story Time

Saturday, Nov. 3, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs and crafts for children up to age 5. Includes a puppet show.

Spanish Stories and Music

Friday, Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m. Stories and songs for children up to age 6.

Cartooning Workshop

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 3-5 p.m. Presented by Will Workman. Ages 9 and up. Pre-register.

Lego Day

Thursday, Nov. 29, 3 – 4 p.m. Grades 1-5. Pre-register.

Adult Programs 

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Prompts trigger real life experience stories, which are crafted into engaging narratives and shared with the group. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Great Ghosts of Vermont: Joe Citro

Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. Vermont author and researcher of the weird and spooky of New England will present rousing stories of Vermont ghostlore. Recommended ages 8 and up. Presented by Friends of the Library.

Backyard Astronomy: Identifying Constellations

Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. Join us for an evening of basic instruction on locating constellations, planets, comets and just appreciating the beauty of the night sky. Telescope viewing if weather permits. Presented by Frank Pakulski. Aimed for adults but children 8 and older welcome if accompanied by adult.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, Nov. 16 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Looking to meet others who love to discuss books? This month we will discuss “The Lace Reader” by Brunonia Barry. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided.

New Non-Fiction

“Walking the Amazon: 860 Days One Step at a Time” by Ed Stafford describes the author’s quest to walk the entire length of the Amazon River, offering details on the effects of deforestation and his encounters with both vicious animals and tribal members with machetes.

New Biography

“Remembering Che: My life with Che Guevara” by Aleida March: Forty-five years after Che’s assassination in Bolivia in 1967, his widow and the great love of his life has finally released her memoir of their years together.

New Adult Graphic Novel

Called “war as pop,” Lamia Ziade’s Adult Graphic Novel: “Bye Bye Babylon” positions a shocking narrative next to a child’s perspective of the years 1975-1979.

 

The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is located at 21 Library Lane in Williston, and can be reached at 878-4918. www.williston.lib.vt.us


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