October 25, 2014

Library Notes

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All events are free. Call 878-4918 for more information or to register.

Library Display Case Available

The library has two large display cabinets in our main entrance and we’d love to let you show off your collections or artwork. Contact Kristina at [email protected]

Celebrate National Library Week 

April 15-20. During the week you can enter to win a Kindle. Open to kids and adults. (One entry per person, for Williston and St. George residents). Wednesday, April 17: Celebrate with morning coffee and muffins in the lobby, and cake after school in the youth area.

 

Youth News

Lego Day

Thursday, April 11, 3 p.m. Have fun with Legos! Grades 1-5. Pre-register.

Toddler Yoga & Stories

Fridays, 10:15 a.m. April 12-19. Simple yoga and books for children ages 1-5. Presented by Karen Allen. Pre-register.

After School Movie

Friday, April 12, 3 p.m. A video game villain wants to be a hero—can he fulfill his dream without wrecking everything in the arcade? Rated PG. 107 min. Grades 1 and up. Snacks provided.

Pajama Story Time with Abby Klein

Monday, April 15, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in PJs with their favorite stuffed animal for stories, a craft and a bedtime snack. Free early literacy materials provided by Williston-Richmond Rotary Club. Presented by Building Bright Futures of Williston and Dorothy Alling Memorial Library.

Fairy Stories and Fairy Houses 

Tuesday, April 23. 11 a.m. Fairy Stories with Natasha. 12-2 p.m. Drop-in craft: make a fairy house. All ages.

Financial Literacy Story Time

“Pickle Patch Bathtub,” Wednesday, April 24, 1 p.m. Encourage kids to learn about setting goals for saving money with Lisa Helme, State Treasurer’s Office. Grades K-4. Pre-register.

Music for Preschoolers

This month we are featuring some new faces in our music program. Contact Jill ([email protected]) if you are interested in being a musical guest.

Monday, April 15-29: Sing along with Mr. Chris, instructor with “Music for Sprouts” Early Childhood Education program.

Thursday, April 11-25: Sing and Dance with Constancia: Music in Spanish and English, with stories and movement for preschoolers.

 

Adult Programs 

Aging Gracefully 101

Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. Nancy Somers presents the latest research on brain health and how to maintain high-level health and wellbeing. Eliminate senior moments and add zest to every area of your life! Pre-register.

Technology Class: How to Use Library Travel Databases

Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to utilize “A to Z World Travel,” “Global Road Warrior” and “Mango Languages” travel database programs for your spring or summer travels. Pre-register.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, April 19 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “Peace Like River” by Leif Enger. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided. Copies available for loan.

The Art of Telling Your Story: A Story Sharing Symposium

Saturday, April 20, 1 – 4 p.m. Skill building workshop with panel of story sharing professionals. Hosted by everyone’s favorite teacher and storyteller Recille Hamrell. Free and open to all adults.

Story Crafter Justice Beth Robinson: Storytelling in Law

Monday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. The practice of law requires lawyers and judges to apply established, neutral principles to individual human stories—and often to choose between competing stories of the same events. Human stories shape the law. The law, in turn, shapes human experience. Beth Robinson represented individual clients in a wide range of cases for 18 years and now serves as associate justice on the Vermont Supreme Court.

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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