September 18, 2014

Library Notes

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Vermont Reads ‘Wonder’
All month. Join in the town-wide read for all ages of “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio. Stop by any time and pick up a copy of the book. Sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council.

Youth News

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 p.m. 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 p.m. 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.

Lego Day and Movie
Monday, July 21, 1-3 p.m. Build with Legos; 3 p.m. “The Lego Movie” Rated PG, 101 min. All ages. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Slime Science with Dr. Einstein
Friday, July 25, 11 a.m. Join us for a humorous look at the scientific properties of slime, followed by slime-making session. Presented by Gillian Ireland and kid scientists, Ethan and Jonathan Ireland, aka “Dr. Einstein” & “Dr. Dynamite.” All ages. Pre-register.

Build a Balloon Car
Thursday, July 31, 2-4 p.m. Watch air pressure demonstrations and construct your own air-powered balloon car. Presented by Create It Lab. Ages 8 & up. Pre-register.

Spanish Stories & Music
Thursday July 31, 10:30 a.m. Sing and dance with Constancia Gomez. For children up to age 6

Adult News
Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang
Tuesday, July 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.

Shape and Share Life Stories
Monday, July 14, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Learn to craft engaging stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Brown Bag Book Club
Friday, July 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio. Books available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided.

The Tech Tutor
Tuesday, July 22, 3- 6 p.m. Stop by anytime during tech hours for one-on-one technology help from a teen. Guarantee a time by making a 15 minute appointment 878-4918.

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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