All library events are free. Call 878-4918 for information or to register.
Winter Holidays Party with the UVM Zest
Monday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Join us for an a cappella concert, then stay to decorate the library for the winter holidays. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Story Time and Crafts
Tuesdays at 11 a.m. (Dec. 3 -17). Preschoolers are introduced to a variety of books and authors while gaining early literacy skills. Dec. 17, “Science Story Time: Animal Tracks” with Kristen Littlefield. For children ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 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. For information, call 876-7555. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.
Food For Thought Teen Group
Thursday, Dec. 5, 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.
Spanish Musical Playgroup
Saturday, Dec.7, 10:30 a.m. Non-Spanish speakers welcome. Spanish rhymes, books, and songs with an art activity. Children birth to 5. Snacks included. Music with Constancia, art with Natasha. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.
Pajama Story Time with Abby Klein
Monday, Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in PJs with their favorite stuffed animal for stories, a craft and a bedtime snack. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.
Tuesday, Dec. 10 or Thursday, Dec. 12, 3-3:30 pm. (Grades K-4). After-Party: Thursday, Dec. 12, 4-4:30 pm. (Grades 5-8). Pre-register. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Read to Van Gogh the Cat
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for 10-minute individual reading sessions. All ages.
“Zoom! Zoom!” Friday, Dec. 13, 10:30 am. Early Literacy Program. Rhymes, books, playtime and simple art activities for children ages 1-3.
Make Your Own Star Book
Monday, Dec. 16, 3-4 p.m. Use simple paper-folding techniques to create a colorful star-shaped book for a decoration or keepsake. Presented by WCS art teacher MC Baker. Pre-register. Kindergarten and up.
Programs for Adults
Shape and Share Life Stories
Monday, Dec. 2 and 16, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Prompts trigger real life experience stories, which are crafted into engaging narrative and shared with the group. Led by Recille Hamrell. Free and open to all adults.
Winter Decorating Party with UVM Zest
Monday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Join us for an a cappella concert, then stay to decorate the library for the winter holidays. Sponsored by the Friends of DAML.
Winter Holiday Centerpiece
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m. Williston’s Buds and Roses will lead a group on making a holiday table arrangement. All materials are provided. Free and open to 10 adults. Pre-registration required.
The Tech Tutor Program
Thursday, Dec. 12 and 26, 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, Dec. 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Looking to meet others who love to discuss books? This month we will discuss “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry. Books available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided. Free and open to all.
Williston Revisited Movie Showing
Saturday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m. If you missed the premier of this documentary film by Williston resident Jim Heltz on July 4, you can see it now.
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