Library Notes

For All Ages

Lyric Theatre ‘Mary Poppins’ Event

Saturday, Feb. 13, 12:30-2 p.m. A Lyric Theatre representative leads supercalifragilisticexpialidocious activities including “Mary Poppins” trivia, sing-along and a scavenger hunt.

Drop-In Games

Saturday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Join Travis Perry of Franklin County Gamers and learn a new tabletop game or bring one to share.

Youth News

Shaving Cream Printing

Thursday, Feb. 11, 3 p.m. Create your own designs using shaving cream and watercolors. Kindergarten and up.

Spanish Musical Playgroup

Saturday, Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m. Spanish rhymes, books and songs with Constancia. For birth to age 5. Non-Spanish speakers welcome. Includes craft and snack. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Crafts with Ms. Jess: CD Art

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 3:30 p.m. Transform CDs into sparkling decorations using puffy paint and other materials. Grades 3 and up. No pre-registration.

After-School Movie

Thursday, Feb. 18, 3 p.m. A loveable misfit from another planet lands on Earth and forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl. Rated PG. Snacks provided.

Make CD Felt Friends with Ms. Jess: Drop-In Craft Program

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m.–noon. Find a new use for CDs by turning them into fuzzy felt creatures. All ages.

Lego Day

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2-4 p.m. Make your own Lego creations using the library’s collection. Kindergarten and up. No pre-registration.

Read to a Dog

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (Except Feb. 23). Bring a book and read to one of our registered Therapy Dogs of Vermont. All ages. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for individual sessions.

Adult News

Tech Tutor

Thursday, Feb. 11 and 18, 4-6 p.m. Get one-on-one technology help from a teen. 30-minute appointment recommended.

Quit Tobacco

Fridays, Feb. 12 through March 11, noon-1 p.m. Support group with local specialist. Free Nicotine Replacement available to participants. Pre-registration required.

Shape & Share Life Stories

Monday, Feb. 22, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to craft stories from life experiences. Led by Recille Hamrell.

Current Events Conversation

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 11a.m.-noon. An informal discussion group for current newsworthy topics.

Brown Bag Book Club

Friday, Feb. 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m. “Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant. Books available. Beverages and dessert provided.

Adult Coloring

Saturday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Try the new relaxation trend. Materials provided.

Writing Salon

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 12:30-2 p.m. All experience levels welcome. Led by Paula A. Diaco, certified in Gateless Writing. Preregister, limited to eight writers.

Adult Basic Craft Group

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Bring your unfinished projects to work on with others. All crafts welcome.


Wednesday, Feb. 24, 5:45 p.m. A retired businessman and widower lands an internship at a fashion website run by a young, driven woman. Rated PG-13. Snacks provided. (121 minutes).

Community Service Opportunity with Salvation Army

Wednesday, March 30, 4 –6:30 p.m. Meet on location to help serve dinner. Home-baked goodies welcome. Register by March 9.

New Cookbooks

“One Dough, Ten Breads” by Sarah Black. A beginner’s guide to homemade bread using one easy recipe to create ten classic loaves.

“Vegetarian India, a journey through the best of Indian home cooking” by Madhur Jaffrey.

New Adult Series on DVD

“Chasing Shadows,” episodes 1-4. A missing persons unit hunts serial killers.

“Downton Abbey,” season six. The final season of the series.

“Restless,” parts 1 – 2. An Emmy-nominated BBC drama features a female spy who served in the British Secret Service in the 1940s.

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