September 2, 2014

Library Notes

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A Brick Church Concert Series Special: Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher to Benefit the Friends of the Library Friday, April 11, 7 p.m. Tickets at Town Hall, town website and library. $10 in advance, $8 for children and seniors.
For Kids and Adults
Celebrate National Library Week April 13-19.
Wednesday, April 16, Celebrate with morning coffee and muffins in the lobby, and cake after school in the youth area.
Youth News
Food For Thought Teen Group
Thursday, April 3, 4-5 p.m. Grades 7-12 Teen Advisory Group. Teens meet for pizza and discussion. New members welcome.

Toddler Yoga & Stories
Three-week series. Fridays, 10:15 a.m. (April 4-18). Simple yoga and books for children ages 1-5. Presented by Karen Allen.

‘Swimmy’ Puppet Show
Saturday, April 5, 1 p.m. Animation, video projection, and shadow puppets show life underwater. Followed by “The Swimmer,” which answers: “What can one child do to clean up her river?” Presented by Vermont’s PuppeTree.

Spanish Playgroup
Saturday, April 5, 10:30 a.m. Spanish rhymes, books and songs for children birth to age 5. Music with Constancia and crafts with Natasha. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Science Story Time:
Wh-oooo Needs a Cavity? Tuesday, April 8, 11 a.m. Learn how cavities in trees are sweet places for wildlife. Presented by Kristen Littlefield, science educator. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Ages 3 and up.

Read to a Dog
Tuesday, April 8, 3:30-4:30 p.m. with Frosty the Westie. All dogs registered with Therapy Dogs of Vermont. Sign up for one-on-one sessions. All ages.

Pajama Story Time with Abby Klein
Monday, April 14, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in PJs with their favorite stuffed animal for stories, a craft and a bedtime snack. For information call 876-7555. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

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. For children ages 3-5.

Read to Van Gogh the Cat
Tuesday, April 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Van Gogh is a therapy cat registered with “Love on a Leash Foundation.” Call 878-4918 to pre-register for 10-minute individual reading sessions. All ages.

Programs for Adults
Shape and Share Life Stories
Monday, April 7, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Learn to craft engaging stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Needle-crafting
Tuesday, April 8, 1 p.m. A monthly drop-in group for adult knitters and needle crafters.

Fortune Group Public Meeting
Wednesday, April 9, 5:30 pm. Learn investing skills from a local investment club.

Tech Tutor
Thursday, April 10 and 17, 3- 6 p.m. Guarantee a time by preregistering for a 15- to 30-minute appointment.

Green Mountain Audubon: Spring Migration at McGee Marsh, Ohio
Thursday, April 10, 6:30 to 8 p.m. A multi-media talk by Shirley Johnson about the “Great Black Swamp” near Lake Erie during the “Biggest Week in American Birding.”

Turn Your Job Search Inside-Out to Find the Perfect Work for You!
Saturday, April 12, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Jim Koehneke teaches how to create career happiness and the life you’ve dreamed of. Unemployed, underemployed or not satisfied with your job? Discover work you’ll love.

Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang
Saturday, April 12, 1 p.m. Jill Lang, teacher certification candidate, leads classes through April. Bring your own mat.

Panoramic Easter Eggs
Monday, April 14, 6:30 p.m. Make panoramic Easter eggs with Cal King. Materials provided. Pre-register.

Spring Centerpieces
Wednesday, April 16, 6:30 p.m. Arrange a spring bouquet with Sharon Niquette of “Buds and Roses.” Materials provided. Pre-register.
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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  1. Louis M. Izzo says:

    I take frequent walks in my neighborhood and surrounding sidewalks/roads on Industrial Avenue and Rt 2-A and occasionally see what appears to be a dog-poop bag, nicely tied, but simply left there in the road or on the sidewalk. I would like to remind dog-walkers that this is not appropriate. Please carry it off.

    Thank you for meeting your legal responsibilities.

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