GivingTuesday Message

November, 2019   GivingTuesday Message from the Wilder Memorial Library Board of Trustees   Dear Friends and neighbors,   2019 has been a busy year for the Library, and we have lots of projects on our plate for 2020. But our main mission continues to be the same –to provide the greater Weston Community with accessContinue reading “GivingTuesday Message”

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A Universe of Stories – Across the Zoo-Niverse (All ages)

July 27th 5 pm. PLEASE NOTE: This concert takes place at the Church on the Hill and it is a fundraiser for the library. For the second summer in a row 2019 Tammie Award “Best Vermont Rock Album” winner David Rosane & the Zookeepers will tour to support Vermont libraries and to shine a lightContinue reading “A Universe of Stories – Across the Zoo-Niverse (All ages)”

A Universe of Stories – Artist Christine Mix (All ages*)

July 20th 11 am. Free Christine Mix offers a Glow in the Dark Art class. Children will learn about, and create their own glow in the dark stories about the universe, featuring stars, moons, planets, aliens and anything from their imagination that glows. For children and families of all ages. *Children 6 yrs and under,Continue reading “A Universe of Stories – Artist Christine Mix (All ages*)”

A Universe of Stories – Choreographer Ashley Hensel-Browning (All ages)

July 13th 11 am. FREE Choreographer Ashley Hensel-Browning will help you explore the space around you and beyond you.This class will use collaborative play and improvisation to make dances with each other, exploring how movement can be used as a source of expression, connection, and investigation. Bring your curiosity and your desire to move andContinue reading “A Universe of Stories – Choreographer Ashley Hensel-Browning (All ages)”

Libraries Rock! – Artist Christine Mix (Ages 7+ unless w/ adult)

July 31 – August 2 2018 10:00 am – 1pm Space is limited – Call library to sign up: 802-824-4307 FREE Wilder Memorial Library Children’s Room In this three day art camp – Kid’s will be introduced to the music of The Beatles and the art of The Yellow Submarine, along with other rock legendsContinue reading “Libraries Rock! – Artist Christine Mix (Ages 7+ unless w/ adult)”

Libraries Rock! – Musician Jake Geppert (All Ages)

July 25 2018 10:00 am FREE Wilder Memorial Library Children’s Room   “Uke Can Read, Uke Can Rock” Jake Geppert will present a history of the Ukulele and it’s journey into Rock and Roll. As a group, kids will write & play a short rock song of their own. Kids are encouraged to bring aContinue reading “Libraries Rock! – Musician Jake Geppert (All Ages)”

Libraries Rock! – Dance with Ashley Hensel-Browning (All ages)

July 18 2018 10:00 am FREE Wilder Memorial Library Children’s Room Ashley offers movement programs that fuse literary topics with dance. She uses techniques such as tableau poetry, physical enactments of picture books, or self-choreographed dances to encourage kids’ deeper understanding of both books and dance. Programs emphasize participant involvement, inquiry, and community building. EngagingContinue reading “Libraries Rock! – Dance with Ashley Hensel-Browning (All ages)”

The Hills of Home: Mountains and Identity in Vermont History

July 18 2:00 pm Weston Community Church on the Hill Vermonters have strong ideas about the importance of their mountain topography. Where did our pride in Vermont’s landscape come from, and why is it that we see our shared identity as rooted in the land? Evolving human ideas about the Vermont mountains form the baseContinue reading “The Hills of Home: Mountains and Identity in Vermont History”

Libraries Rock! – Musician Stephen Coronella (All ages)

July 11 11:00 am FREE Wilder Memorial Library Children’s Room A high energy and interactive folk/rock children’s/family concert with songs and stories performed on guitar, flutes, hammer dulcimer, marimbas, harmonica and more. Especially designed to shake, rattle, rock and roll libraries and inspire reading in the oral tradition of music and storytelling through the vanishingContinue reading “Libraries Rock! – Musician Stephen Coronella (All ages)”