January 19, 2018

Library Notes

Youth News

After-School Movie

Friday, March 27, 3 p.m. A giant inflatable robot and a teenage prodigy form a special friendship in this animated adventure about a band of high-tech heroes. Rated PG, 102 minutes.

Spanish Musical Playgroup

Saturday, March 28, 10:30 a.m. – noon. Non-Spanish speakers welcome. Birth to age 5. Snack included. Music with Constancia and crafts with Natasha. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

After-School Games

Monday, March 30, 3-4 p.m. Bring your own game or play one of ours. Grade 3 and up. Snacks provided.

Read to a Dog

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Bring a book and read to a Therapy Dog of Vermont. All ages. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for individual sessions.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Includes a simple craft activity. For children ages 3 to 5.

littleBits Club

Wednesdays, April 1 and 8, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Learn about circuitry using snap-together electronics modules and recycled materials. Grades 3-6. Pre-register. Presented by Peter Hibbeler and Jake Kahn. LittleBits kits donated by Williston-Richmond Rotary Club.

Babytime Playgroup

Wednesday, April 1, 6-7:30 p.m. For children birth-2 years and their caregivers. For information, call 876-7555. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Adult News

The Tech Tutor

Wednesday, April 8, 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- to 30-minute appointment 878-4918.

Quit Tobacco

Friday, March 27 and April 3, noon. Support group with local specialist. Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy available to participants. Open to all. Preregistration required.

Shape & Share Life Stories

Monday, March 30, 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. Please bring your own mat.

Alzheimer’s 10 Signs- Early Detection Matters

Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presented by the VT Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Learn the facts. Early detection gives allows planning for the future.

Buy Local Food

Monday, April 6, 6:30 p.m. Learn about local opportunities to eat well and buy local. Know where your food comes from and invest in our food-producing community. Meet ten Williston producers. Learn what they offer and where to purchase it.

Me Power on Bullying

Wednesday, April 8, 6:30 p.m. Frustrated by difficult relationship issues with someone in your community, at work or with your child? Are you at a loss with how to handle it? Williston’s Deb Chisholm, M.Ed. shows you powerful strategies to make your best choices and act on them.

Grown-Ups’ Movie

Saturday, April 11, noon. PG-13. Angelina Jolie directs and produces an epic drama that follows the life of an Olympian and WWII war hero Louis Zamperini. Snacks provided.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, April 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “A Painted House” by John Grisham. Books available at front desk. Dessert provided— decorate a “Geek the Library” cupcake.

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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