May 19, 2019

Library Notes

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Library holiday hours
The library is closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1. The library is closing at 3 p.m. on Dec.31.

Youth News
Spanish Musical Playgroup
Saturday, Dec. 27, 10:30 a.m. Non-Spanish speakers welcome. Spanish music, books and art activity for children birth to age 5. Snack included. Music with Constancia and art with Natasha. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.
Drop in Craft: Make a Beaded Snowflake
Stop by the youth area during the last week of December and make a glittery window ornament. All ages.
Babytime Playgroup
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 6-7:30 p.m. For children birth-2 years and their caregivers. For information, call 876-7555. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.
Story Time
Tuesdays at 11 a.m. For children ages 3-5. Jan. 6: Cats; Jan. 13: Owls; Jan. 20: Science Story Time with Kristen Littlefield: “Snow” (Sponsored by Friends of DAML); Jan. 27: Silly Stories.
Food For Thought Library Volunteers
Thursday, Jan. 8, 4-5 p.m. Grades 7-12 Teen Advisory Group. Pizza, discussion and library projects for teens. New members welcome.
Dancing with Sophie
Friday, Jan. 9, 3:15-4 p.m. Learn about different types of dances with Sophie, Williston Central School eighth grader. Have fun dancing and listening to music. Snacks included. For children in grades K-4.
Toddler Yoga & Stories
Saturday, Jan. 10, 10:30 a.m. Simple yoga and books for children ages 1-5. Presented by Karen Allen.
Pajama Story Time
Monday, Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in PJs with their favorite stuffed animal for stories with Abby Klein, a craft and a bedtime snack. Presented by Building Bright Futures.
Read to a Dog!
Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Starts Jan. 13. Bring a book and read to one of our registered therapy dogs. All dogs registered with Therapy Dogs of Vermont. All ages. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for individual sessions.

Adult News
Shape and Share Life Stories
Monday, Dec. 22, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to craft engaging stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.
Gentle Yoga
Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Presented by Williston resident Jill Lang. Come and enjoy free classes. Please bring your own mat.
Quit Tobacco
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 6 p.m. New Year’s Resolution Idea. Local specialist will inform you on free non-judging, support opportunity to quit the habit. Open to all. Preregistration requested.
Brown Bag Book Club
Friday, Jan. 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “Still Life” by Louise Penny. Books available at front desk. Dessert provided.
Movie for the Grown-Ups
Saturday, Jan. 17, noon. The Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons hit Broadway musical for the big screen. Rated R. Snacks provided. Patrons ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

New in Adult Non-Fiction
“Pioneer Girl; the annotated autobiography” by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Wilder’s never-before-published autobiography offers readers a look into the real-life adventures of the author of the classic fictional “Little House on the Prairie” books.
“Mandela; my prisoner, my friend” by Christo Brand. Former South African prison guard Brand recalls his unlikely friendship with Nelson Mandela, both during and after his imprisonment on Robben Island.

New in Adult Fiction
“The Voices” by F.R. Tallis. This well-reviewed novel from Edgar nominee Tallis tells the tale of a family man who becomes obsessed with the voices he and his wife hear permeating their new home.

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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