August 22, 2019

Library Notes

All programs are free. Call 878-4918 for information or to register. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult while at the library. You can find more information at williston.lib.vt.us.

Book sale

May 26 – June 30: The library is accepting donations of materials for our annual book sale. The library cannot accept reference and travel books more than five years old, games, puzzles, condensed books (Reader’s Digest), magazines, textbooks, VHS, audio cassettes, encyclopedias, sheet music and maps. All materials must be clean, in good condition and dropped off when the library is open. You may ask for a tax receipt. Please sign up now if you would like to volunteer for the sale.

Youth News

Summer Reading Programs 

Summer Reading Programs start June 16: “Every Hero Has a Story” for Children and “Unmask!” for teens. Discover your superpowers at the library this summer. Register for the Summer Reading Challenge and win free books and raffle tickets. Keep track of the amount of time you spend reading, including books, magazines and audio books. Enter to win a family membership to ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center when you register. (Williston/St. George residents).

Superhero Parade with CHAMP

Saturday, June 20, 10:30 a.m. Come dressed as a superhero and be part of our summer reading kickoff. Have your picture taken with CHAMP, Vermont Lake Monsters mascot. Bring your pet or stuffed animal in a superhero costume. Face painting and Superhero Slime. All ages. Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge.

Summer Teens: Unmask Your Creativity

Cartooning, T-Shirt Hacks and Metal Arts with MC Baker. Teen Game Days presented by Food for Thought Teen Group. Register for “Unmask!” Summer Reading Challenge. For students ages 11 and up.

Superhero Story Time

Tuesday, June 23, 11 a.m. Join us for stories and a craft activity. All ages.

Adult News

Movie: ‘The Interview’

Wednesday May 27, 5:45 to 7:40 p.m. Rated R. The CIA recruits a talk-show host and his producer to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in this comedy. Snacks provided.

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, June 1, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Learn to craft engaging stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Tech Tutor

Wednesday, June 3 and 10, 5:30 to 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 30-minute appointment. Call 878-4918.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Monday, June 8, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Join pioneers in the Memoir Movement, Charley and June Kempthorne of the LifeStory Institute, for this interactive workshop in memoir and family history writing. This workshop is of special interest to genealogists and seniors. Limited space. Preregistration required.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, June 19, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “Elegance of the Hedgehog” by Muriel Barbery. Books available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided.

New in Large Print:

“Memory Man” by David Baldacci

“God Help the Child” by Toni Morrison

“At the Water’s Edge” by Sara Gruen

“Inside the O’Briens” by Lisa Genova

“Small Victories” by Anne Lamott

“The Beekeeper’s Son” by Kelly Irvin

“The Vacationers” by Emma Straub

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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