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. Hearing assistance devices are available for events in the library’s community room. Find more information at

Youth News 

Drop-In Craft: Halloween Lanterns

Thursday, Oct. 27, 3-4 p.m. All ages.

Preschool Halloween Yoga with Danielle

Friday, Oct. 28, 10:30 a.m. Simple yoga poses and stories for children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. Costumes welcome!

After-School Tuesdays

LEGO Club: Nov. 1, 2-3 p.m. All ages.

Movie: Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Alice returns to the fantastical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter. (2016) Rated PG.

Drop-In Games: Nov. 15, 2-3 p.m. Bring your own game or play one of ours. Hosted by Food for Thought Teen Group. Grades 3 and up.

Fall Story Time

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. (Except Nov. 22). Nov. 1: Snuggly Stories with Victoria Francis; Nov. 8: Dragon Tales; Nov. 15: Thanksgiving; Nov. 29: Color Magic! All ages.

Food for Thought Teen Group

Thursday, Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. Teens meet for pizza, discussion and planning events for the library. Community service opportunity. Grades 7-12. New members welcome!

Spanish Musical Playgroup

Saturday, Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Spanish rhymes, books, and songs for children birth to age 5. Non Spanish-speakers welcome! Includes playtime and snack. Sponsored with Building Bright Futures.

Bedtime Yoga

Monday, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in pajamas with their favorite stuffed animal for simple yoga poses, stories and a bedtime snack. Sponsored with Building Bright Futures.

Coding Club

Two Sessions: Nov. 15 and 29, or December 6 and 13 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Design your own video game in Scratch. Play your game with a custom controller created using Makey Makey. Grades 3-4. Presented by Nick Gigliotti, 8th Grade Challenge. Pre-register. Space is limited.

All Ages News

Read to a Dog

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Bring a book and read to one of our registered Therapy Dogs of Vermont. All ages. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for individual sessions.

Navigating the Road to College

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join Jillian Kaplan for a discussion about standardized testing, college application essays, community service, extracurricular activities and summer programs. High School students and parents/guardians encouraged to attend.

Technology Night

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ken Bernard of Vermont Tech will offer a new program on the second Wednesday of each month. This month, learn how to use Facebook and how to integrate Instagram with Facebook. Bring your own device. Open to all ages.

Adult News


Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dr. Travis Elliot of Shelburne will spend a half hour sharing natural ways to health care, then leave the second half of the program open for your questions.

Tech Tutor

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 4-6 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 878-4918.

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, November 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to craft stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.


Monday, Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m. The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists, led by editor Walter “Robby” Robinson (Michael Keaton), to investigate allegations against the Catholic Church. Academy Award for Best Picture. Rated R. Snacks provided. (2 hours, 9 minutes).

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, Nov. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. This month we will discuss “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks. Books available at the front desk.

The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is located at 21 Library Lane in Williston, and can be reached at 878-4918.