August 15, 2013
Congratulations, Summer Readers!
The results are in… 236 children and teens read for a grand total of 211,680 minutes. If you missed the end of summer celebration, you may stop by the library to pick up your reading record and free book. This year, each participant will receive a $10 gift card donated by Kids City.
Music for Preschoolers
Mondays, 10:45 a.m. with Peter Alsen; Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. with Derek Burkins. Up to age 5 with a caregiver. No pre-registration.
Dottie the Bookmobile
Dottie will continue to run through Aug. 29. If you miss the last week, you can return bookmobile books to the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library or to the school libraries at Allen Brook and Williston Central schools.
Read and Win a Day at the Fair
Read three books and go to the Champlain Valley Fair! Children in grades K-8 who read three books may stop by the library to pick up a ribbon for free admission on Kids’ Day, Monday, Aug. 26. There will be a celebration at noon at the Grandstand for all kids who participate.
Programs for Adults
Yoga with Leo Leach
Aug. 15 and 22 at 1 p.m. Ages 14 and up learn the fundamentals of movement and breath, and develop the experience of present moment awareness. Come as you are, leave transformed. There’s an inner wisdom that awaits you. Bring your own mat. Pre-register.
Brown Bag Book Club
Friday, Aug. 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m. This month we will discuss “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand. Books available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided. Free and open to all.
Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.
Sunflowers: Watercolor Painting Class
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Local artist Deb Runge will introduce you to basic watercolor techniques or help you take your painting skills to another level. All materials provided. Register now as space is limited. Free and open to all adults.
New in Audio Books
“Light in the Ruins” by Chris Bohjalian. The latest title by the local author tells the story of a Tuscan family during and after World War Two.
“First Sight” by Danielle Steel. The author’s latest story features the magic of love at first sight.
“Beautiful Day” by Elin Hilderbrand. The latest from the bestselling author centers around a large family wedding on Nantucket and the dramas, scandals and heartbreaks of the people closest to the happy couple.
New in Nonfiction
Ever want to learn how to play guitar? Pick up “Hal Leonard’s Guitar Method,” three books bound together in one volume, complete with three CDs to help you master the instrument.
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