September 2, 2014

Library Notes

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

Library is closed May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

The library is signing up volunteers for the annual book sale now, call 878-4918 or email [email protected] Donations for the book sale will be accepted May 28-June 28.

 

Youth News

Summer Reading Programs 2013

“Dig into Reading!” for children and “Beneath the Surface” for teens. Starts June 18. Register for our Summer Reading Challenge and win free books and raffle tickets. Keep track of the amount of time you spend reading, including books, magazines, and audio books. Visit our website for a complete listing of events.

Preschool Music

Mondays, 10:45 a.m. with Peter Alsen and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. with Derek Burkins. Up to age 5 with a caregiver. No pre-registration. Limit: one session per week per family.

Food For Thought Teen Group

Thursday, June 6, 4-5 p.m. Grades 7-12. Teen Advisory Group. Help make decorations and plan activities for the summer reading program.

Classics Book Chat: Summer Book Discussion Group

Grade 7-adult. Connect with the classics this summer! Pre-register. Books available at the front desk. June 24, 6:30 p.m. “Old Man and the Sea”; July 15, 6:30 p.m. “The Great Gatsby”; July 29, 6:30 p.m. “Pride and Prejudice.”

 

Adult Programs

Beer Brewing Talk 

Saturday, May 25, 1-2 p.m. Williston beer brewer Garin Frost will share “The Beer Brewing Process” from the grains to your glass. Après question and answer any interested parties may join him at Ake’s Old Brick Tavern (formerly Monty’s) to continue the discussion with examples at your own cost.

Friends of the Library 

June 3, 7 p.m. Planning for the annual book sale.

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, June 3 and 17, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Prompts trigger real life experience stories, which are crafted into engaging narratives and shared with the group. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Library Trustees Meeting

Monday, June 17, 7 p.m.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, June 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Looking to meet others who love to discuss books? This month we will discuss “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Books available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided.

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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  1. Louis M. Izzo says:

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    Thank you for meeting your legal responsibilities.

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