December 19, 2014

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Movie
Friday, April 18, 3 p.m. When Charlie finds a golden ticket he wins a tour of the ultimate candy factory in this original version of Roald Dahl’s classic tale. Rated G. Grades 1 and up. Free popcorn.
Story Time and Crafts
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.
Fairy Stories and Drop-In Craft
Make a Fairy House Tuesday, April 22, 11 a.m. Fairy Stories with Natasha; 12-2 p.m. Fairy Houses: Make a fairy dwelling using natural materials. All ages. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Welcome Baby Social
Wednesday, April 30, 6-7:15 p.m. Do you have a new member of the family? Join us for this free event open to all Williston/St.George residents with babies born in 2013. Light refreshments and music with Ellie from Ellie’s Preschool Parties. Pre-register at [email protected] or contact Danielle at 876-7555. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures and Dorothy Alling Memorial Library.
Spanish Playgroup
Saturday, May 3, 10:30 a.m. Spanish rhymes, books, and songs for children birth to age 5. Includes a craft activity and snack. Music with Constancia and crafts with Natasha. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Programs for adults
Spring Centerpieces
Wednesday, April 16, 6:30 p.m. Arrange a spring bouquet with Sharon Niquette of “Buds and Roses.” Materials provided. Pre-registration required.
Tech Tutor
Thursday, April 17, 3-6 p.m. Guarantee a time by pre-registering for a 15-30 minute appointment.
Brown Bag Book Club
Friday, April 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “Orphan Train” by Christina B. Kline. Books are available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice & dessert provided.
Shape and Share Life Stories
Monday, May 5, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Learn to craft engaging stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.
Turn Your Job Search Inside-Out to Find the Perfect Work for You!
Saturday, May 5, 6:30 p.m. Jim Koehneke teaches a unique approach to creating career happiness and living the life you have dreamed of. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed or not satisfied with your job, discover results in work you love.
Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang
Tuesdays, May 6, 13 and 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Presented by Williston resident, Jill Lang. Come and enjoy free classes. Please bring your own mat.

New in Youth Literature
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award nominees and Green Mountain Book Award nominees
The 2014 lists of nominees for these two prestigious children’s literature awards have recently been announced and the Youth Room has many selections available, including:
“Twerp” by Mark Goldblatt (a DCF book for juveniles)
“The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail” by Richard Peck (a DCF book for juveniles)
“’The president has been shot!’ the assassination of John F. Kennedy” by James Swanson (a non-fiction DCF book)
“The Caged Graves” by Dianne Salerni (a young adult GMBA book)
“The Coldest Girl in Coldtown” by Holly Black (a young adult GMBA book)

New in Adult Fiction
“The Collector” by Nora Roberts. The latest novel by this favorite author is a romantic murder mystery thriller.
“The Target” by David Baldacci. Will Robie in a newadventure.
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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