Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, your home for lifelong learning
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.
"The Interview" Rated R. See what happens when a celbrity tabloid show lands a surprise interview with a North Korean dictator and are recruited by the CIA. Snacks provided. Friday, May 27, 5:45pm.
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.
Learn a Language with Mango
Pick a basic course to quickly learn basic words and phrases or a complete course to move beyond the basics! Mango offers courses on 62 foreign languages, 17 English courses for the non-English speaker, plus 14 specialty courses which include Pirate, Biblical Hebrew, German for Oktoberfest and romance in four languages.
Ready to start learning? Simply click on the Mango logo and enter your DAML card number.
Need Computer Help?
Universal Class has you covered! This online learning tool is free to Dorothy Alling Library patrons. You can take classes to learn about your iPad, Windows 7 & 8, Computer Basics, Photoshop, MS Office, PC Troubleshooting and Repair, Social Media such as Facebook & Twitter and so much more. Sign on and learn at your own pace.
More Ebooks Available!
The number of ebooks available free through the library has greatly increased!
DAML now subscribes to OverDrive Advantage. The service allows us to purchase additional copies of ebooks not already owned by the consortium and extra copies of books with long wait lists for Williston cardholders. Here's how you can see what is available: