May 27, 2018

Library Notes

Youth News

Read to Van Gogh the Cat

Mondays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Van Gogh is a therapy cat in training with “Love on a Leash Foundation.” Call 878-4918 to pre-register for 10-minute individual reading sessions or stop by to say hello. For all ages. 

Toddler Yoga and Stories

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

Fall Story Time and Craft

Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Preschoolers are introduced to a variety of books and authors while gaining early literacy skills. Includes a simple craft activity. Oct. 8: Ghosts! For children ages 3-5.

Babytime Playgroup

Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon (except the first Wednesday of each month). Connect with other families with children of similar age. For children birth to age 2 and their caregivers. For information call 876-7555. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Spanish Playgroup

Saturday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m. First Saturday of each month. Spanish rhymes, books, and songs for children birth to age 5. Includes a craft activity and snack. Music with Constancia and crafts with Natasha. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Zentangle Art Program

Thursday, Oct. 10, 3 p.m. Create beautiful designs using black and white patterns. The art of Zentangle encourages focus and creativity. Beginners welcome. Presented by Deb Runge. Pre-register. Grades 4 and up.

Monster Mania!

Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. Listen to stories and learn about bizarre beasts that fly, slither and soar. Presented by science educator Kristen Littlefield. Ages 3 and up.


Programs for Adults

Friends of the Library

Oct. 7, 7 p.m. Planning for winter and spring programs.

The Tech Tutor Program

Oct. 10, 3 to 6 p.m. Stop by anytime during tech hours and get one-on-one help from a local teen on any technology question.

‘New Economy Lunch at the Library’ Program

Oct. 11, 12-1:30 p.m. Michael Schuman, author of several books including “Local Dollars, Local Sense,” will discuss how buying local can positively impact the economy. Bring your lunch. Interactive videoconferencing broadcast.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, Oct. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month, “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn. Books are available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided.

The Aging Process

Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m. All ages welcome. Join the Visiting Nurse Association to “Start the Conversation” in preparing for end-of-life care. You will increase your understanding of end-of-life care; learn to talk to you family and physician about end-of life wishes, and learn how to use the free conversation kit and Vermont’s Advance Directive form to record you or your loved ones decisions.

Women’s Self Defense Classes

Oct. 21, 23, 28 and 29, 5 – 8 p.m. For women ages 14 and up. This self-defense educational program is comprised of lecture, discussion and physical resistive strategies. Facilitated by certified R.A.D. instructors. Learn how to make violence unacceptable in daily life. Participation in all four classes highly recommended. Pre-registration required.

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


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