August 2, 2014

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Spanish Music and Art Playgroup

Saturday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. Non-Spanish speakers welcome. First Saturday of each month. Spanish music and books with an art activity. Birth to age 5. Music with Constancia, art with Natasha. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Recycled Turkeys!

Monday, Nov. 4, 3 p.m. Presented by WCS art teacher MC Baker. Make a colorful turkey out of an old book. Pre-register. Kindergarten and up. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Read to Van Gogh the Cat

Mondays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 18. Van Gogh is a therapy cat in training with the Love on a Leash Foundation. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for 10-minute individual reading sessions. All ages.

Evening Playgroup

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6-7:30 p.m. (first Wednesday of each month). Connect with other families with children of similar age. For children birth-2 years and their caregivers. Age appropriate toys, stories and fingerplays. For information call 876-7555. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Food For Thought Teen Group

Thursday, Nov. 7, 4-5 p.m. Grades 7-12. Teen Advisory Group. Teens meet for pizza, discussion, book/DVD selection, and planning special events for the library. New members welcome.

Toddler Time: ‘I Spy’

Friday, Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m. Early Literacy Program. Rhymes, books, playtime and simple art activities for children ages 1-3.

Story Time and Craft

Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Preschoolers are introduced to a variety of books and authors while gaining early literacy skills. For children ages 3-5.

Read to a Dog

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and 12. Bring a book and read to Gina the Poodle, a registered Therapy Dog. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for 10-minute individual reading sessions. All ages.

Teen Movie

Thursday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m. Mel Brooks’ classic Star Wars spoof. Rated PG, 1 hour 36 min. Free popcorn.

 

Programs for Adults

Friends of the Library

Nov. 4, 7 p.m. Planning for winter and spring programs.

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, Nov. 4 and 18, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Prompts trigger real life experience stories, which are crafted into engaging narrative and shared. Led by Recille Hamrell. Free and open to all adults.

The College Search

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join Nancy Milne, an independent educational consultant, for an evening of questions and answers on all things college search related. Come prepared to learn how to maintain peace in the family during the application experience. Leave with proven strategies to survive the process.

The Tech Tutor Program

Thursday, Nov. 14 and 21, 3 to 6 p.m. Patrons may stop by anytime during tech hours and ask one-on-one technology questions with one of our local teens. Guarantee a time by making a 15-minute appointment 878-4918.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, Nov. 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Looking to meet others who love to discuss books? This month we discuss “Clara and Mr. Tiffany” by Susan Vreeland. Books available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided. Free and open to all.

Vermont Author: ‘The Conversation’

Saturday, Nov. 16, 1-2 pm. Join Agnieszka Perlinska as she shares “The Conversation,” a true story about two people’s life-transforming conversations on how to have the best life possible. The book offers a road map for those who seek personal balance, happiness and success through empowered, conscious living. Book signing available.

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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