October 17, 2019

Library Notes

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

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Youth News

Summer Reading Programs

“On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” for Children and “Get in the Game READ” for Teens start June 10. Register for our 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 one-month family membership to The EDGE Sports and Fitness when you register. Drawing: July 11.

Bike and Pet Parade

A bike and pet parade, followed by big, insane games will take place Saturday, June 18, 10:30 a.m. Decorate your bikes or anything with wheels. Pets can be part of the parade, too. Followed by a bunch of zany outdoor games led by Big Blue Trunk.

Summer Teens

Register for “Get in the Game READ” Summer Reading Challenge. Other activities include Disc Golf, Power Smoothies, Archery and Art on the Lawn with MC Baker. For students ages 11 and up. See williston.lib.vt.us for more details.

Preschool Music

Mondays, 11 a.m. and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy age-appropriate music for children up to age 5 with a caregiver. No pre-registration.

All Ages News

State Parks Outdoor Challenge

All summer. Download a score sheet and record all your outdoor activities between April 1 and Oct. 15 and receive your VIP gold coin, good for entry into Vermont State Parks for the rest of 2016 and for all of 2017. Details at vtstateparks.com/htm/venturevt.htm.

Night Out at the Ballpark

Join a group of friends from the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library this summer to cheer on the Vermont Lake Monsters baseball team in the Lake Monsters’ Library Fundraiser. Tickets for the Lake Monsters game on Friday, July 15 at 7:05 p.m. are available for $6 through the library website. Half of the proceeds from all tickets purchased through our website will benefit the library. More information at www.williston.lib.vt.us

Adult News

Shape & Share Life Stories

Monday, June 6, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to craft stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Books on Tap: Offsite Program

Wednesday, June 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join others who love to discuss books reading “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith. Books on Tape will meet at 6:30 p.m. at a table set aside for us at Grazers Restaurant, 192 Boxwood St. Books are now available at the Dorothy Alling Library front desk. Attendees pay for own food and drink.

Community Service: Register Now!

Volunteer to help with the Salvation Army and other library patrions, Wednesday, June 29, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Meet at 4 p.m. at 64 Main St., Burlington, to set up the dining room, serve dinner and clean up. Home-baked goodies are welcome. Register by June 8.

The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is located at 21 Library Lane in Williston and can be reached at 878-4918. www.williston.lib.vt.us

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