Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, your home for lifelong learning
After School Games
Bored after school? Stop by the library with your own trading cards like Magic, Pokemon or Yu-Gi-Oh or play one of the library's games. Gr. 3 & up are welcome. Snacks will be provided. No registration needed. Monday, April 27, 3-4pm.
New to Medicare?
Are you about to become eligible for Medicare? It may be through a disability, age related or delaying Medicare - there is something for everyone to learn about the process and decision related to health insurance. This evening should reduce your stress and save you money by avoiding late enrollment penalties. Clarify your options. Locate local resources and learn how to protect yourself against Medicare fraud. Monday, April 27, 6pm.
Science Story Time: "Let's Rock!"
Preschoolers are introduced to a variety of books and authors while gaining early literacy skills. Followed by a simple craft activity. For children ages 3-5. No pre-registration. Presented by Kristen Littlefield. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Tuesday, April 28, 11am.
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.
Job Openings for Students - Summer & Year-Round!
There are four positions open for student assistands within the library. Student assistants are responsible for shelving returned library materials and providing general help around the library. This is a year-round position. One position will start at the end of May. Three others will start in early August. Applicants must be at least fifteen years old when they begin work and must still be enrolled in high school or home-school. This position is for an average of ten hours per week - including one or two evening and Saturday rotations (about two Saturdays per month).
There is one position for a bookmobile assistant position, to run from July 1 to August 27. This position involves assisting a librarian on the bookmobile to deliver materials and programs though out Williston and St. George. For insurance reasons, the student must be at least sixteen years old and have a valid driver's license for at least six month without restrictions. This position is for about nine hours per week -- Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from about 4:30 to 7:30 pm.
Center for Cartoon Studies Scholarship
Since 2009, the Center for Cartoon Studies has donated a full scholarship to the Vermont Department of Libraries so that a Vermont teen may attend their one week "Create Comics" summer workshop.
Students interested in the scholarship should apply through their local school or public library. Submissions are due by May 4, 2015. For more information click here.