Volunteers needed for book sale
The book sale is set for July 3 from 4 – 6 p.m. and July 4 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Williston Central School’s large gym. Volunteer at the library’s main desk, call 878-4918 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers are needed for:
Set up: Move books from library to school, set up tables, unpack books. Lifting required, except for unpacking. Bring a dolly if you have one. July 2, 8 a.m. – noon.
Sale days: Assist buyers, keep tables neat. No lifting required. July 3, 4-6 p.m. and July 4, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tear down: Repack books, tear down tables, clean up. Lifting required, except repacking. July 4, 2 – 4 p.m.
Vermont Reads ‘Wonder’
All month. Join a town-wide read for all ages, “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio. Stop by any time and pick up a copy of the book. Sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council.
Summer Story Time
Tuesday, July 1, 11 a.m. “Willie the Jumping Frog,” written and read by Bill Skiff. All ages.
Meet Vermont Lake Monsters
Tuesday, July 8, 10:30 a.m. Lake Monsters baseball players read stories and autograph baseballs. All ages.
Wednesday, July 9, 2-3 p.m. Explore microscopic worlds in this hands-on workshop presented by Janet Schwarz of the UVM Microscopy Imaging Center. Bring an interesting object to look at. Ages 5 and up. Pre-register.
Nature’s Night Lights
Friday, July 11, 11 a.m. Learn about bioluminescence and create your own glowing sea creature with “Professor Fizzywig.” Includes a puppet show. Presented by Kristen Littlefield of Wild Things. Pre-register. All ages.
Teens Make-It Series
Ages 11 and up. Pre-register.
Wire sculpture: Wednesday, July 16, 2 pm. Bend it, shape it, create it with wire. Presented by Bethany Fronhofer.
E-Textiles—Make it glow: Wednesday, July 23, 1-4 p.m. Sew LEDs into fabric and build simple circuits sewing with conductive thread.
Toy Hacking—Because your toy is more fun on the inside: Wednesday, July 30, 1-4 pm. Take old toys apart and make something new.
Very Merry Theatre presents ‘The King and I’
Thursday, July 17 at noon. Performance will be held on the lawn. Old Brick Church if it rains. All ages.
Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang
Tuesday, July 8, 15, 22 and 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Presented by Williston resident Jill Lang. Come and enjoy free classes. Bring your own mat.
New in adult fiction
“Top Secret Twenty-One” by Janet Evanovich. The latest outing for popular series character Stephanie Plum.
“Invisible” by James Patterson and David Ellis. A former FBI researcher tries to solve a string of mysterious deaths.
New in DVD
“Pretty Little Liars.” Season four of the popular television show is now available.
“The Descendants,” starring George Clooney.
New in youth nonfiction
“Infosearch, Essential Physical Science.” The new eight-volume set teaches kids about everything from electricity to magnetism.
“My first book of…” This new 14-volume set helps kids learn foreign languages, from Mandarin Chinese to French and German.
New in youth fiction
“A Time to Dance” by Padman Venkatraman. This new book for young adult readers is about a teenage girl who continues to pursue her dreams of becoming a dancer despite a tragic, disfiguring accident.
“Joshua Dread, the Dominion Key,” by Lee Bacon. The latest outing in the well-known children’s series is now available.
“Hope is a Ferris Wheel,” by Robin Herrera. This new book is about a young girl who is trying to make her way in a new town.
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