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Can you assist us with…

Sorting the sale books? May 31 – June 30 (your own schedule)

Setting up tables? June 30 (time TBD)

Moving books and setting up the sale? July 1 (8 a.m. to about noon)

Selling the books? July 3 (4-6 p.m.), July 4 (9 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Cleaning up? July 4 (2-4 p.m.)

For more information, call 878-4918, email marti@williston.lib.vt.us or stop by.

Summer job opening: bookmobile assistant

Help deliver materials and programs throughout Williston and St. George. For insurance reasons, must be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver’s license with no restrictions. June 12 – Aug. 31: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Job description at williston.lib.vt.us. $10 per hour. Submit letter of interest and three references by May 26 to Marti Fiske, 21 Library Lane, Williston, VT 05495 or marti@williston.lib.vt.us.

New attraction passes available

American Precision Museum holds the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the nation. In Windsor, Vt., open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Memorial Day weekend – Oct. 31. No reservation, free family admission and 10 percent off in museum’s gift shop.

Local Motion Island Line Bike Ferry: The ferry across the 200-foot gap in the Colchester-South Hero causeway. 2017 schedule: May 26-June 11 — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays, weekends and holidays; June 16-Sept. 4 — seven days a week; Sept. 8-Oct. 9 — Fridays, weekends and holidays. Reservations required, two adult passes (or one adult and one child), loaned only as a pair. Other fares can be purchased by cash only at the ferry.

Programs

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

For Youth

Teen Movie

Thursday, May 25, 3 p.m. An unlikely group of heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon. Rated PG-13. Free popcorn.

Preschool Music

Mondays 11 a.m. and Thursdays 10:30 a.m. (except May 29). Second Thursday of the month: Spanish music with Constancia. For up to age 5.

Multi-age

‘Build a Better World’ Summer Reading Program

Try hands-on building challenges and find new ways to make your world a better place. Programs for kids, teens and adults. Kids and teens register for the Summer Reading Challenge and enter to win free books and raffle tickets. Starts June 16.

Dottie the Bookmobile

June 20-Aug. 31. Dottie the Bookmobile is ready for summer 2017. We offer materials for all ages. Visit.williston.lib.vt for schedule.

Vermont Lake Monsters Library Fundraiser

Join friends from DAML to cheer the Vermont Lake Monsters baseball team on Sunday, July 23, 5:05 p.m. Entertainment by “ZOOperstars.” Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at williston.lib.vt.us. Half of ticket proceeds benefit the library.

For Adults

Cable Alternatives

Wednesday, May 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Explore options and alternatives for cable viewing and streaming your favorite shows and movies.

Adult Coloring

Saturday, June 3, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Take time to recharge your emotional self with an adult coloring session. Books and colored pencils are provided.

Shape & Share Life Stories

Monday, June 5, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Build connections between generations by engaging in the art of story sharing. Join Recille Hamrell and learn how.

Tech Tutor

Friday, June 9, 4-6 p.m. Stop by anytime during tech hours for one-on-one technology help from a teen. Guarantee a time by making a 30-minute appointment 878-4918.