July 24, 2019

Library Notes

For All Ages

Maker Space

Wednesday, March 12, 6 p.m. Presented by “Laboratory B,” Burlington’s member supported hacker-space. Build a unique mini-electronic project and learn how to solder, a necessary skill for a variety of electronic and DIY projects, by working with kits from SparkFun. Pre-registration required.


Youth News

Russian Playgroup

Saturday, March 1, 10:30 a.m. – noon. Non-Russian speakers welcome. Music and puppet show with Natasha. Birth to age 5. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Evening Playgroup

Wednesday, March 5, 6-7:30 p.m. For children birth to 2 years and their caregivers. For information call 876-7555. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Food For Thought Teen Group

Thursday, March 6, 4-5 p.m. Grades 7-12. Teens meet for pizza and discussion. New members welcome.

Toddler Time: I Spy Under the Sea

Friday, March 7, 10:30 a.m. Early literacy program for children ages 1-3. Includes books, rhymes and a simple craft.

Pajama Story Time with Abby Klein

Monday, March 10, 6:30 p.m. Come in PJs with a favorite stuffed animal for stories, a craft and snack. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Celebrate Teen Tech Week

March 9-15. Teens may enter to win prizes each time they visit the library. Drop in during the week to make a duct tape iPhone or iPod case. Friday, March 14, 4-5 p.m.: Online games with Delan Chen, CVU student. Grades 7-12.

Make a Leprechaun Trap

Thursday, March 13, 3 p.m. Grades K-5. Pre-register.

Stories and Crafts

Tuesdays at 11 a.m. March 4: Monkeys; March 11: Math Story Time “Outer Space”; March 18: Science Story Time with Kristen Littlefield; March 25: Fun with Food. For children ages 3-5.

Count Me In! Exploring Math With Your Preschooler

Wednesday, March 19 or Monday, April 7, 5:15-7 p.m. (5:15-5:45 p.m. optional free pizza dinner, 5:45-7 p.m. workshop). Learn hands-on activities you can use in every day life. Open to any parent or caregiver and their preschool child. Pre-register.

Read with Frosty & Friends Therapy Dogs of Vermont

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm. All ages. Pre-register for 10-minute sessions.


Programs for Adults 

Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang

Saturdays, March 1, 8, 22, 29 from 1 to 2 p.m. and Monday, March 3, 10, 17 and 31 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. With Jill Lang, teacher certification candidate. Bring your own mat.

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, March 3, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Learn storytelling using your real life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Secrets of the SAT

Saturday, March 8, 10:30 a.m. Learn how to avoid the traps and ease test anxiety from local author and SAT Bootcamp founder Lauren Starkey.


Tuesday, March 11, 1 p.m. A monthly drop-in group for adults. All levels of knitting or needle point are welcome.

Tech Tutor

Thursdays, March 13 and 20, 3 to 6 p.m. Stop by anytime during tech hours for one-on-one technology help from our teen tutor. Guarantee a time by making a 15-minute appointment, 878-4918.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, March 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. “Stranger in a Strange Land” by Robert Heinlein. Copies available for loan. Bring your lunch, beverage and dessert provided.

Technology Open House

Monday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. Learn about the technology that the library has available, including video conferencing equipment, introduction to databases, Playaways and laptops.


Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher at the Old Brick Church to benefit the Friends of the Library Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets at Town Hall and Library. $10 each in advance, $8 for children and seniors.

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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