October 26, 2014

Library Notes

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The Library Giving Tree

The Giving Tree will be in the lobby until the end of January. Each ornament represents an item or program that the library would like to add to the it’s offerings. A gift enclosure card with brief dedication notice is available if you would like to select an item in honor of someone.

Youth News

Science Story Time: A Log’s Life

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 11 a.m. Who lives in a real log home? Dissect logs and warm leaf litter to see what critters are around. Explore how soil is created in a forest ecosystem. Presented by Kristen Littlefield. For age 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of DAML.

Toddler Yoga & Stories

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

Art with MC Baker

Monday, Jan. 27, 3 p.m. Create sculptures from paper towel tubes with WCS art teacher MC Baker. Grades K and up. Pre-register at 878-4918.

Story Time and Crafts

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. Jan. 28: snowman mobiles. For children ages 3-5.

After School Movie

Friday, Jan. 31, 3 p.m. An inventor and his friends battle mutant food beasts to save their island. Rated PG. 95 minutes Grades 1 and up. Snacks provided. Children ages 8 and younger must be with an adult while at the library.

Homeschool Program: Vermont’s History Through Archaeology

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1-3 p.m. How has life in Vermont changed over the years? Use clues from the past to uncover history like an archaeologist. Learn about people who lived in what is now Vermont in a hands-on artifact activity. For homeschooled students ages 8 and up. Free. Pre-register at 878-4918.

Programs for Adults

Decrease Your Toxic Exposure

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m. Michelle Robbins from Inside Out Body Therapy in Williston will give a lively, informative presentation on living a cleaner, safer, healthier and happier life.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, Jan. 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m. This month, “The Kitchen House” by Kathleen Grissom. Books available to loan. Drinks and dessert provided.

Investing Seminar: Why Invest in Stocks?

Wednesday, January 22, 6:30 -8 p.m. The local Fortune Group Investment Club presents this introductory class discussion of reasons for long-term stock investing and how investing principles make successful investors.

The Tech Tutor Program

Thursday, Jan. 23, 3 to 6 p.m. Stop by anytime during tech hours for one-on-one technology help with a local teen. Make a 15-minute appointment to guarantee a time. 878-4918.

Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang

Saturday, Jan. 25 and Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1- 2 pm. Presented by Williston resident Jill Lang, yoga certification candidate. Enjoy free classes through April. Bring your own mat.

Genealogy Presentation

Monday, Jan. 27, 6 p.m. Ed McGuire from the Vermont French-Canadian Genealogy Society will share how to document one’s family history and share which books and tools are most useful. Learn about the major records repositories in New England, online and genetic genealogy. Pre-register at 878-4918.

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, Jan. 27, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Learn to craft and share engaging narratives from your real life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Knitting/Needle Crafts

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m. Now offering a monthly drop-in group for adults. Come in to knit, relax and visit. All levels of needle-crafters welcome. Call for more information.

Archer Mayor Videoconference

Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. Interactive video conference with author Archer Mayor from Brattleboro. (This event has been canceled.)

The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is located at 21 Library Lane in Williston, and can be reached at 878-4918. All events are free. www.williston.lib.vt.us

 
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