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 williston.lib.vt.us.
The Library Giving Tree
Donate an item from the library’s Giving Tree in our lobby in honor of a loved one. Each ornament represents something from our wish list. We’ll give you a gift enclosure card for the recipient.
Thursday, Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m. Students from Camel’s Hump Middle School will give a short performance of “The Gingerbread Man,” followed by an informal playtime for children from birth to age 5. Sponsored with Building Bright Futures.
Spanish Music with Constancia
Thursday, Dec.29, 10:30 a.m. Songs, books and rhymes for children up to age 5. Non-Spanish speakers welcome. Presented by Constancia Gomez.
Drop-In Winter Craft: Make an Owl
Ongoing activity in the Youth Area.
Preschool Yoga with Danielle
Friday, Dec. 30, 10:30 a.m. Simple yoga poses, stories and songs for children up to age 5 and their caregivers.
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2-3 p.m. Make your own creations using the library’s LEGO collection.
Food for Thought Teen Group
Thursday, Jan. 5, 4-5 p.m. Teens meet for pizza, discussion and planning special events for the library. Grades 7-12. New members welcome.
Winter Story Time
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Starts Jan. 10. Stories and simple craft activities.
Mondays, 11 a.m with Peter Alsen (except Jan. 2 and 16) and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. with Marcie Hernandez. For children up to age 5 with a caregiver. No pre-registration. Limit: one session per week per family.
Thursdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited for an informal play time following our Preschool Music program. For children birth to age 5. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.
Spanish Musical Playgroup
Saturday, Jan. 14, 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.
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ken Bernard of Vermont Tech will focus on the importance of data backups and where/how/when people can back-up and transfer their data. Bring your own device.
Read to a Dog
Tuesday, Jan. 17 and 31, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Visit with or read to one of our registered Therapy Dogs of Vermont. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for individual sessions.
Organize for the New Year
Saturday, Jan. 21, 12-1:30 pm. New Year’s Resolution idea. Gwen Farrington a residential organizer, will share how to approach your goal to get more organized in 2017.
Thursday, Dec. 29, 4-6 p.m. Get one-on-one technology help from a teen, call for a 30 minute appointment 878-4918.
Saturday, Dec. 31, 11-12:30 p.m. Take time to recharge your emotional self with an adult coloring session. Books and colored pencils are provided.
Shape & Share Life Stories
Monday, Jan. 9 and 23, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Build connection between generations by engaging in the art of story sharing. Led by Recille Hamrell.
Current Events Conversation
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 11- 12 p.m. Gather with others interested in informal discussion on current newsworthy topics.
Gut Bacteria TALK
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 6:15-7:45 p.m. The bacteria in our digestive tract is largely beneficial. Rich Warren shares the latest research and strategies for nurturing the beneficial bacteria for improved overall health and wellness. Food samples provided.
Brown Bag Book Club
Friday, Jan. 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m. This month “The Silent Sister” by Diane Chamberlain. Books available for loan. Beverages and dessert provided.