Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, your home for lifelong learning
Very Merry Theatre: "Robin Hood"
The Very Merry Theatre troupe is back with their wagon tour of "Robin Hood and Maid Marian". Stop by and join in their adventures in the Greenwood Forest. Tuesday, June 30 at noon. Program will be held on the lawn behind the library. If it is raining the program will be held at the Old Brick Church. All ages are welcome. No registration needed.
New Logo Unveiled
The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library has a new logo. The design by Mira Gojmerac of Williston features the library's entry doors with the world inside. Her logo was one of fifteen entries submitted in the contest which included grade school students and professional artists from four towns in Chittenden County. Gojmerac is a freelance graphic artist. her company is miragdesigns. (Pictured left are Mira Gojmerac and Marti Fiske, Director of Dorothy Alling Memorial Library). The logo can be seen on the upper right side of the website.
Book Sale Donation Time
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.
Summer Reading Program Kickoff
Summer Reading Programs: "Every Hero Has a Story" for children and "Unmask!" for teens. The programs run 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.
Be a Math Hero
Bedtime Math--Summer of Numbers 2015
Fun nightly math puzzles for preschoolers and up. Pick up a chart and star stickers when you register for summer reading. Put a sticker on a constellation each day you do a Bedtime Math problem. Find these fun, daily math problem at www.bedtimemath.com. Return your chart to the library to receive a prize!
Summer Story Time: At the Beach
Join us for our Summer Story Time on Tuesdays at 11am. No pre-registration required. July 7: At the Beach; July 14: Summer Animals; July 21: Read with a Firefighter; July 28: Going Camping; August 4: Read with a Police Officer. All ages are welcome.