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. You can find more information at


For Kids and Adults
Winter Holidays Party
Saturday, Dec. 5 at 10:30 a.m. Kids can make a gingerbread house or other holiday crafts. Adults can help us decorate the library for the winter holidays while listening to strolling musicians. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Pre-register children for gingerbread houses.


Youth News
Lego Day
Monday, Nov. 30, 3-4 p.m. Make your own Lego creations using the library’s Lego collection. Creations will be featured in our Youth Display Case in December. Kindergarten and up. No pre-registration.
Story Time
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Stories and simple crafts for children ages 3-5. Dec. 1: Numbers and Counting with Victoria Francis; Dec. 8: Get Creative; Dec. 15: Let it Snow. No pre-registration.
Food For Thought Teen Library Volunteers
Thursday, Dec. 3, 4-5 p.m. Grades 7-12. Pizza, discussion and library projects. First Thursday of each month. New members welcome.
Gingerbread Houses
Saturday, Dec. 5, 10:30 a.m. or Tuesday, Dec. 8, 3-3:30 p.m. K-5. Pre-register.
Pajama Story Time
Monday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in PJs with their favorite stuffed animal for stories with Abby Klein, a craft and snack. Presented by Building Bright Futures of Williston.
Spanish Musical Playgroup
Saturday, Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m. Spanish rhymes, books and songs with Constancia. For children birth to age 5. Non Spanish-speakers welcome. Includes playtime and snack. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.


Adult News
Saturday, Nov. 28, 11 a.m. Writer Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) and his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) present a portrait of a blissful marriage to the public. When Amy goes missing, Nick becomes the prime suspect in her disappearance. Based on best-selling book. (Rated R, 149 minutes)
Block Print Craft
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m. Make your own holiday cards or personalized gift by carving a 4×6 block and painting it to make a print. All materials provided. Space for 10 adults. Pre-registration required.
Vermont Health Connect Enrollment Event
Friday, Dec. 4, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Get information and support enrolling in health insurance coverage. Registration recommended to ensure you bring all materials needed to register that day. Deadline for enrollment or renewal is Dec. 15.
Shape & Share Life Stories
Monday, Dec. 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to craft engaging stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.
Community Service Opportunity with Salvation Army
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Join others to help serve dinner at the Salvation Army — set up dining room, serve dinner and clean up. Meet at 4 p.m. at 64 Main Street in Burlington. Home baked goodies would be welcome. Free parking available. Pre-registration required.
Make a Holiday Arrangement
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m. Sharon Niquette of Williston’s Buds and Roses will lead a group on making a holiday floral arrangement. All materials provided. Space for 10 adults. Pre-registration required.
Brown Bag Book Club
Friday, Dec. 11, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes. Books available at the front desk. Beverages and dessert provided.


New in Adult DVDs

  • “Indian Summers” – This first season series, takes place during the twilight period of the British rule in India.
  • “The Monuments Men” – Depicts the true story of a U.S. platoon tasked with rescuing artistic masterpieces from the Nazis. All-star cast, including George Clooney, Matt Damon and Bill Murray.
  • “Mr. Holmes” – A new Sherlock Holmes movie, starring Ian McKellan as an older Holmes, haunted by a 30–year–old unsolved case.

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