April 18, 2014

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Music with Raphael

Mondays, 10:45 a.m. and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Come sing, dance and clap your hands with Raphael and his guitar. Traditional and original folk music for children up to age 5 with a caregiver. No pre-registration. Limit: one session per week per family.

After School Movie

Friday, May 18, 3 p.m. The Easter Bunny turns out to be the world’s worst houseguest in this family comedy. Rated PG. 95 minutes. Grades 1 and up. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult while in the library.

Babytime Playgroup

Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. -12 p.m. (except for the first Wednesday of each month). For infants and toddlers. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures of Williston. Call Marjorie Von Ohlsen for more information at 658-3659

 

Adult Programs 

Story Crafters Series

Sandy Baird—Finding the Path Forward. Monday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Baird, Professor of Legal and Justice Studies at Burlington College and founder of The Caroline Baird Crichfield Fund for Women in Need, shares her story of how she overcame childhood adversities.

Story Crafters Series

Stephen Kiernan — The Pleasures of Story Hunting. Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. Journalist Stephen Kiernan will discuss his experiences with the pleasures of hunting for stories and the gratifications from sharing the best ones.

 

New Fiction

“An Unexpected Visitor,” by debut novelist Anne Korkeavivi, is the tale of a day-in-the-life of a British diplomat’s wife, a chance encounter and the suspense that ensues.

 

Rosamund Lupton, author of the bestselling “Sister,” weaves another riveting story of loss and love in the psychological thriller “Afterwards.”

 

New Non-Fiction

Special Agent Clint Hill reveals his story, from his humble beginnings at a North Dakota orphanage to the protective detail of his secret service assignment, in “Mrs. Kennedy and Me.”

 

Anna Quindlen reflects on the past, present and future and the ever-changing interests of women in “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake: A Memoir.”

 

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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