October 14, 2019

Library Notes

Youth News

Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Stories and simple crafts for children ages 3-5. Feb. 3, Things That Go; Feb. 10, Dogs; Feb. 17, Science Story Time: “Best Friends Furever.” Learn about symbiosis with Kristen Littlefield.

Read to a Dog

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. All dogs registered with Therapy Dogs of Vermont. All ages. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for individual reading sessions.

After-School Movie

Friday, Jan. 30, 3 p.m. A young orphan raised by underground trolls tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Rated PG.

Spanish Musical Playgroup

Saturday, Jan. 31, 10:30 a.m.- noon. Non-Spanish speakers welcome. Birth to age 5. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Count Me In! Exploring Math With Your Preschooler

Monday, Feb. 2, 6-7 p.m. Introduction to hands-on activities that families can use in everyday life. Open to any parent or caregiver and their preschool child. Pre-register. Co-sponsored with Williston School District.

Read to Van Gogh the Cat

Monday, Feb. 2, 3:30 p.m. Van Gogh is registered with “Love on a Leash Foundation.” Call 878-4918 to register for one-on-one reading sessions.

Babytime Playgroup

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 6-7:30 p.m. For children birth-2 years and their caregivers. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Food For Thought Library Volunteers

Thursday, Feb. 5, 4-5 p.m. Grades 7-12 Teen Advisory Group. Pizza, discussion and library projects for teens. First Thursday of each month. New members welcome.

Toddler Yoga and Stories

Saturday, Feb. 7, 10:30 a.m. Simple yoga and books for children ages 1-5. Presented by Karen Allen.

Homeschool Science Program: Circuitry

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1-3 p.m. Come play with electricity. Experiment with squishy circuits and littleBits electronics kits. Presented by Veronica Huffines. For homeschoolers ages 7 and up. Pre-register at 878-4918.

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in pajamas with their favorite stuffed animal for Valentine’s Day stories with Abby Klein, a craft and a bedtime snack. Presented by Building Bright Futures.

Adult News

Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang

Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Presented by Williston resident Jill Lang. Please bring your own mat.

The Tech Tutor

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 5:30-7:30 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.

Shape & Share Life Stories

Monday, Feb. 9, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to craft engaging stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Stress Management

Monday, Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. Stressed out, and want to lighten your load? Life coach and psychotherapist Helen C. Hipp invites you to join in on our presentation “Reducing the Burden of Stress with Stress Awareness.”

Geek the Library Photo Booth

Saturday, Feb. 14, 10-2:30 p.m. Come enjoy a Valentine’s treat and get your photo taken while sharing with us what you geek. Whatever you geek (to love, to enjoy, to have a passion for), serious or fun, Dorothy Alling Library supports you.

New in Adult Books

“Private Vegas” by James Patterson. The latest in the Private Jack Morgan series brings the detective to Las Vegas, where he investigates a ruthless murder ring.

“Leaving Before the Rains Come” by Alexandra Fuller. Bestselling author Fuller returns with her latest memoir examining her marriage and divorce.

“Here” by Richard McGuire. In this unique book, illustrator McGuire shows readers a corner in the world, what it looks like and changes at different points over thousands of years.

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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