Library Notes

Youth News

Toddler Yoga & Stories

Friday Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 10:15 a.m. Karen Allen presents simple yoga and books for children ages 1-5. Pre-register at 878-4918.

After School Movie

Friday, Jan. 31, 3 p.m.  An inventor and his friends battle mutant food beasts to save their island. Rated PG. 95 minutes. Grades 1 and up. Snacks provided. Children ages 8 and younger must be with an adult while at the library.

Russian Playgroup

Saturday, Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m. Bring your favorite toy to the library for a tea party with snack.  Non-Russian speakers welcome. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Preschool Music

Mondays, 10:45 a.m. with Peter Alsen, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. with Derek Burkins. For children up to age 5 with a caregiver. (No music Monday, Feb. 17.)

Story Time and Crafts

Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Preschoolers are introduced to a variety of books, authors and a simple craft activity for early literacy skills. Feb. 4: dinosaurs. Feb. 11: math with robots. For children ages 3-5.

Reading with Frosty & Friends

Tuesday, Feb. 4 and 11, 3:30 p.m. Bring a book and read to a dog! Dogs are registered with Therapy Dogs of Vermont. All ages. Pre-register at 878-4918 for appointments.

Babytime Evening Playgroup

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 6-7:30 p.m. For children birth to age 2 and their caregivers. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Food for Thought Library Volunteers

Thursday, Feb. 6, 4-5 p.m. Pizza, discussion, and library projects for grades 7 and up. New members welcome!

Pajama Story Time with Abby Klein

Monday, Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in pajamas with their favorite stuffed animal for stories, craft, and a bedtime snack. Presented with Building Bright Futures.

Teen Movie

Thursday, Feb. 13, 3:30 p.m. A powerful film about how one man changed baseball and America. Rated PG-13.128 minutes. Grades 7 and up. Snacks provided.

Toddler Time: Wild Animals

Friday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m. Early literacy program for children ages 1-3. Children are welcome to bring a stuffed animal!

Programs for Adults 

Introduction Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Diet

Monday, Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m. Adena Rose Harford presents Ayurveda, a medicine system from India that uses diet, lifestyle and herbs for healing and safely complements any treatment protocol. Learn the basic principles and how to utilize them for better digestion and feeling your best.

Tech Tutor

Thursday, Feb. 6 and 13, 3- 6 p.m. Stop by anytime during tech hours and ask one-on-one technology questions with a local teen. Guarantee a time by making a 15-30 minute appointment 878-4918.

Investing Seminar: Understanding the Jargon

Saturday, Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. The local Fortune Group Investment Club will discuss how people buy stocks to make money and the basic vocabulary needed.

Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang

Saturdays, Feb. 8 and 22, Wednesdays, Feb. 12 and 26, 1 – 2 p.m. Jill Lang, a yoga teacher certification candidate, presents classes through April. Bring your own mat.

Shape and Share Life Stories

Monday, Feb. 10 and 24, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Recille Hamrell shows you how to craft and share engaging stories with a group.

Library Trustee Meeting

Monday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m.

Vermont Author

“Treasures on Your Doorstep.” Wednesday, Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m. Julia Lynam, author and park ranger, shares how to find and enjoy National Parks. Book signing available.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, Feb. 14, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “The Other Boleyn Girl” by Philippa Gregory. Copies available at the library. Beverages and dessert provided.

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