Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, your home for lifelong learning
Memoir Writing Workshop
Join pioneers in the Memoir Movement, Charley and June Kempthorne of the LifeStory Institute, for this interactive workshop in memoir and family history writing. This workshop is of special interest to genealogists and seniors. Limited space. Pre-registration required. Monday, June 8, 1:30-3:30pm.
Library Logo Contest!
The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is sponsoring a contest to update the library logo. The current logo depicts the original brick building atop an open book. Since that logo was created, there have been two additions to the library building and the library now offers much more than just print materials. All entries must be submitted by 6 p.m. EST on Friday, May 29, 2015. Entrants must live, work, or attend school in Chittenden County, Vermont. All submitted work must e original. Only one entry per person will be accepted. The winner will be announced Friday, June 17, 2015 on the library website.
The winner will be awarded a $50 gift certificate to Artist's Medium in Williston, Vermont and a Keurig "Mr. Coffee" Single Cup Brewing System.
Book Sale Donation Time is Here!
We're accepting donations of materials for our annual sale. Sorry, we can not accept reference and travel books more than 5 years old, games, puzzles, condensed books (Reader's Digest), magazines, textbooks, VHS, audio cassettes, encyclopedias, sheet music and maps. All materials must be clean, in good condition and dropped off inside when the library is open. You may ask for a tax receipt. Please sign up now if you would like to volunteer for the sale. May 26-June 30. The book sale will be held on the 4th of July weekend. July 3rd from 4-6 and July 4th from 9-2 at the Williston Central School.
Tech Tutor Program
Stop by anytime during tech hours for one-on-one technology help from a local teen. Guarantee a spot by making a 30 minute appointment in advance at the front desk. Wednesday, June 10, 5:30-7:30pm.
Drive Electric Cars: Sustainable Williston
Sustainable Williston continues its Sustainable Energy Series with guest presenters from Drive Electric Vermont. Electric vehicles will be on display in the Dorothy Alling parking lot with informal conversations with owners/dealers and Drive Electric VT. Presentation and discussion will be held at the Old Brick Church. Free and open to all. Monday, June 15, 6:15pm
Summer Reading Program Kickoff!
Summer Reading Programs: "Every Hero Has a Story" for children and "Unmask!" for teens. The program runs from June 16-August 10. Register for our Summer Reading Challenge and win free books & raffle tickets. Keep track of the amount of time you spend reading, including books, magazine and audio books. Enter to win a family membership to ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center when you register. (Williston/ St. George residents only). The drawing for the ECHO pass will be held on Friday, July 10th.
For more information on summer reading program events see the brochure here or pick one up at the library.