Library Notes

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

For Youth

After-School Tuesdays

Movie: March 13, 2 p.m. In this animated feature film, a boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse. New release. Rated PG, 1 hour 45 minutes.

Drop-In Craft: March 20, 2-3 p.m. All ages.

Spanish Playgroup

Saturday, March 10, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Spanish rhymes, books and songs for children up toage 5. Non Spanish speakers welcome.

Story Time in French

Monday, March 12, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in pajamas with their favorite stuffed animal for stories in French and English with Delphine Quenet. Non-French speakers welcome. Snack provided. All ages

Preschool Yoga with Danielle

Friday, March 23, 10:30 a.m. Simple yoga poses, stories and songs for children up to age 5 and their caregivers.

Preschool Music

Mondays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For children up to age 5 with a caregiver.

Thursday Playtime

Thursdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited for an informal play time following Preschool Music. For children up to age 5.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Includes a simple craft activity. All ages.

For All Ages

Technology Night

Wednesday, March 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m. This month Ken Bernard of Vermont Tech focuses on how to manage Facebook photos. Bring your own device if you like. Open to all ages.

Read to a Dog

Thursday, March 15 and 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Bring a book and read to one of our registered Therapy Dogs of Vermont. All ages. Pre-register for individual sessions.

Photography Club

Thursday, March 15, 5:30-7 p.m. This club is for anyone interested in photography who wants to improve and share their skills. We will explore both basic and advanced techniques, and most importantly go out and take shots. Learn more at

Chess Club

Wednesday, March 21, 5:30-7 p.m. All experience levels welcome. Open to all ages.

Programs for Adults

Audubon Ugandan Safari

Tuesday, March 13, 6:30 p.m. Mark Paul recently spent two weeks with world class photographers David Lloyd and Mark Sisson on a primate safari in Uganda. Enjoy pictures and stories on wildlife photography from Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale and Bwindi national parks.

Mah Jongg

Wednesday, March 14, 1-3:30 p.m. Learn how to play, revisit or just enjoy the game of Mahjongg. Come alone or bring a friend and play with members of our community. All experience levels are welcome.

Tech Tutor

Friday, March 16, 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 by calling 878-4918.


Monday, March 19, 6 p.m. New release. An artistically inclined 17-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, Calif. Comedy, drama. Rated R. Golden Globes Best Motion Picture of the Year. Snacks provided. (95 minutes).

Brown Bag Book Club

Tuesday, March 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger. Books available at the front desk. Beverages and dessert provided.

Current Events Conversation

Wednesday, March 21, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Gather with others interested in an informal discussion on current newsworthy topics.

Cook The Book

Wednesday, March 21, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Hey, you foodies out there, join our new monthly cooking program. A selected cookbook remains in the library so patrons can stop by at their convenience and photocopy a recipe of their choice. Prepare the dish and bring the recipe to the next month’s potluck meeting. This month’s cookbook is “The New Basics Cookbook” by Julie Rosso & Sheila Lukins.