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

Youth News
Snowflake Suncatchers
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 3:30 p.m. Make a sparkling window decoration. K & up. Pre-register.
Food For Thought Library Volunteers
Thursday, Jan. 7, 4-5 p.m. Gr. 7-12 Teen Advisory Group. Pizza, discussion, and library projects for teens. New members welcome.
Toy Hacking
Monday, Jan. 11, 3 p.m. Take apart electronic toys and make something new! Gr. 3-8. Pre-register. New members welcome.
Pajama Story Time
Monday, Jan. 11, 6:30 p.m. Bring kids in PJs with their favorite stuffed animal for stories with Abby Klein, a craft and a bedtime snack. Presented by Building Bright Futures. Free.
Read to Van Gogh the Cat
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for 10 minute reading sessions. All ages.
Read to a Dog
Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Starts Jan. 19. Bring a book and read to one of our Therapy Dogs of Vermont. All ages. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for individual sessions.
Preschool Music
Mondays, 11 a.m. with Peter Alsen & Thursdays,10:30 a.m. with Marcie Hernandez (except Jan. 18 – Library closed). For children up to age 5 with a caregiver. No pre-registration. Limit one session per week per family.
Thursday Playtime
Thursdays, 11 a.m. -12 noon. Children birth to age 5 and their caregivers are invited for an informal play time following our Preschool Music program. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.
Story Time
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Starts Jan. 5. Preschoolers are introduced to a variety of books and authors while gaining early literacy skills. Includes a simple craft activity.
Spanish Musical Playgroup
Saturday, Jan. 16, 10:30 a.m. Spanish rhymes, books, and songs with Constancia. For children birth to age 5. Includes a craft activity and snack. Non Spanish-speakers welcome. Includes playtime and snack. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.
Preschool Yoga with Danielle
Friday, Jan. 22, 10:30 a.m. Simple yoga poses, stories and songs for children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. No pre-registration.
Make It! Kinetic Sand
Monday, Jan. 25, 3:30 p.m. Find out how to make reusable sand for sculpting and creating. Presented by Food for Thought Teen Group. Gr. K & up. Pre-register at 878-4918.
Adult News
Shape and Share Life Stories
Monday, Jan. 11, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to craft stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.
Gentle Yoga with Jill Lang
Wednesdays, Dec. 23 and 30, and Monday, Dec. 28 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bring your own mat.
Brown Bag Book Club
Friday, Jan. 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Meet others who love to discuss books. This month we will discuss “Mountains Beyond Mountains” by Tracy Kidder. Books available at the front desk. Beverages and dessert provided.

New in Adult Fiction
“Secret Sisters” by Jayne Ann Krentz. New York Times bestselling author Krentz returns with the tale of two girls who were as close as sisters and the decades-old secret that has come back to haunt them.

New in Adult Non-Fiction
“Historic Crimes and Justice in Burlington, Vermont” by Jeffrey Beerworth. Burlington police officer Beerworth delves into the history of the city’s police force and takes a behind-the-scenes look at some of its most notorious crimes.

New in Adult Series
on DVD
“Indian Summers”
“Mad Men,” the final season, part 2
The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is located at 21 Library Lane in Williston, and can be reached at 878-4918. All events are free.