Library Notes

The library is signing up volunteers for the annual book sale. Call 878-4918 or email Donations for the book sale will be accepted until June 28.

Youth News

Pirate Pet Parade

Saturday, June 22, 10:30 a.m. Arrrr! Don’t miss your chance to dress in a costume and bring your pet or stuffed animal for a parade around the library, featuring face painting, a balloon twister artist and a treasure hunt. Register for “Dig into Reading” summer reading challenge. (No pets in the library, please).

‘Beneath the Surface:’ Summer Reading for Teens

Keep track of your reading and enter to win prizes! Details on our teen blog at

The Hobbit Teen Club

Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m. Movies, snacks, book discussion, riddles, video-making and more. For students entering grade 6 and up.

A Date with Hemingway: Summer Book Group

Monday, June 24, 6:30 p.m. Grade 7 – adult. Kick off our summer classics series with an informal discussion of “The Old Man and the Sea.” Refreshments provided. Pre-register. Books are available at the library.

Vermont Lake Monsters Baseball Players

Tuesday, June 25, 11 a.m. Baseball players read stories and autograph baseballs. All ages.

Coming in July:

Dig into Nature! Butterfly Gardens: Monday, July 8, 1 p.m. Ages 5 and up pre-register.

Pirate Story Time: Tuesday, July 9, 11 a.m. Featuring “The Rogue Dutchman,” Andy Van Ness. All ages. No pre-registration.

Archaeological Dig: Wednesday, July 10, 11 a.m. Ages 8 and up. Pre-register.

Red Cross Babysitter’s Class: Saturday, July 13, 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ages 11 to 15. Pre-register.


Adult Programs

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, June 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Looking to meet others who love to discuss books? This month we will discuss “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Books available at the front desk. Coffee, tea, juice and dessert provided.

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