August Library News

ASTON LIBRARY NEWS–

Our “Wednesdays at 1PM” special programs for the kids are continuing through the end of the summer –
August 7 we will see David Darwin’s Juggling.
August 14, Peter Moses Music will visit.
August 21, we will have Andrew’s Big Variety Show.
August 28, ScienceTellers will perform

Bring your child to the library and keep him or her reading all summer!
 
There will be a Three Little Pigs STEM activity for ages 6 to 9 on  Monday, August 5th at 11AM. Listen to “Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf” told from the Big Bad Wolf’s point of view, then participate in a STEM challenge.  Participants will develop lifelong character traits such as perseverance and resilience as they try to build a house that the Big Bad Wolf can’t blow down.

We are holding a Coloring Contest for our young patrons!  Kids of all ages are eligible.  An entry form can be obtained at the Library or at www.astonlibrary.org on the web.   Just bring your child’s entry (with the child’s information on the back) to the library’s service desk by the end of August to be considered.
On Friday August 23rd from 10 to 4, the OverDrive Digital Bookmobile will be at our library.  It’s a great opportunity to learn about all the great digital content that is available free with your library card, and how you can use it on your device.

Thursday, August 15th at 6:30PM, the Elmwood Park Zoo is visiting our library.  Bring your child to see a wide variety of animals!  The program will be in the gym, so there should be space for all.

Join our Mah Jongg group!  Learn to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at the Library.  Game pieces are provided.

On Monday August 26th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing the film “A Star is Born”.  There will be a free light lunch provided.

Do you want to be an artist? Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she will put you on the list for our regular Adult Painting Classes.  We have one at least once every month.  Check out some of the work from our classes, currently viewable in our display case.

The Kids Can Build Club is at the Library on Tuesdays at 4PM  !  Your child can learn to build things using the library’s Lego collection and other materials as well!   All ages are welcome.

Need help with an e-book reader, laptop or tablet computer?  Stop by for our drop-in help time on Friday mornings.  10AM is the time for ebook readers.  11AM is the time for laptops and tablets.

Stop by Tuesdays at 11AM to learn the art of Crochet with our diverse group with many levels of experience.   Stop by Thursdays at 6PM to participate in a wide variety of crafts with an even more diverse group.

More information and registration for all our programs is available via the Calendar at www.astonlibrary.org .

Join the Friends of the Library! Go to www.astonlibrary.org and click on “Join Our Friends” to send in your info!

The Aston Public Library Board of Trustees do not meet in August.

You can access books for your Kindle, Nook, or other e-book reader with your library card! Go to http://digitallibrary.delcolibraries.org/ to see what is available!

Are you on Facebook? Follow the Aston Library there! Go to
http://www.facebook.com/astonlibrary
and “like” us!

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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We are closed for July 4th

We will be closed July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Have a wonderful Fourth!

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July Library News

ASTON LIBRARY NEWS–

Saturday July 27th from 6:00 PM  to  9:00 PM the Friends of the Aston Public Library will present Summer Bingo!  Doors open at 5:00 PM.  Admission is $25.  All prizes will be in cash!  Food and refreshments will be sold as well as bingo supplies.  There will also be special raffles!  All proceeds benefit the library!  There will also be special games, food, and bingo supplies sold. 

Genealogical Researcher Barbara Selletti will be visiting Saturday July 13th at 11AM to present “Mining Genealogical Gold in Cyberspace”.  Participants will learn how to effectively use the array of online resources to map their family tree.

Every Wednesday at 1PM during the summer we will have a special kids program.  If your child keeps a log of the books he or she reads, they can also receive a special prize every week for reading.  These are the “Wednesdays at 1” programs coming up next-

July 3 – Silly Joe Variety Show

July 10 – Magician Ed Schmitt

July 17 – Franklin Institute Traveling Science

July 24 – Puppet Pizzazz

July 31 – Bonk Drum Beats

August 7 – David Darwin Juggling

Brian Richards will present his combination of magic, comedy, juggling, storytelling an puppetry on Thursday July 18th at 6:30PM.  All ages of kids are welcome.

We have a Mah Jongg group now.  Learn to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Wednesday’s at 6:00 pm at the Library.  Sets will be supplied to learn on.

There will be a viewing and discussion of the film “Bohemian Rhapsody” on Monday July 29th at 11AM.  A light lunch will be provided.

Free Chair Zumba classes will be on Tuesdays at 2PM this month.  Chair Zumba is a gentle form of the Zumba exercise program, using a chair for support.

Your child can participate in the library’s coloring contest!  Pick up an entry at the library or on our website www.astonlibrary.org .  The theme of the contest is  A Universe of Stories .  Winners will be displayed in the library!

Have you always wanted to be an artist?  Get on the list for our free painting classes by emailing Debbie at debbie@astonlibrary.org !

Pronunciator is the new language learning system available for free with your library card.  Go to www.delcolibraries.org and click on “Explore e-Resources” to access the Pronunciator system, which allows you to learn over 80 languages, plus learn English from your native language!

The Kids Can Build Club is at the Library on Tuesdays at 4PM !  Your child can learn to build things using the library’s Lego collection and other materials as well!   All ages are welcome.

3D Printing Services Available!  Ask Debbie or Stephen at the desk to find out how you can get your first small 3D printed item for free!  Check out the designs the staff have made for ideas. They are on display in our display case!  

Storytime!  Your young child can learn basic literacy skills while having fun!  The Aston Public Library offers story times every week, open to everyone! Join Ms. Debbie for toddler time (ages 2-3) on Tuesdays at 10:30, infant time (up to 24 months) on Wednesdays at 10:30, and preschool time (ages 3-5) on Thursdays at 10:30!

Stop by Tuesdays at 11AM to learn the art of Crochet with our diverse group with many levels of experience.   Stop by Thursdays at 6PM to participate in a wide variety of crafts with an even more diverse group.

Need help with an e-book reader, laptop or tablet computer?  Stop by for our drop-in help time on Friday mornings.  10AM is the time for ebook readers.  11AM is the time for laptops and tablets.

More information and registration for all our programs is available via the Calendar at www.astonlibrary.org .

Join the Friends of the Library! Go to www.astonlibrary.org and click on “Join Our Friends” to send in your info!

The Aston Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, July 16th, 7PM at the Library. 

You can access books for your Kindle, Nook, or other e-book reader with your library card! Go to http://digitallibrary.delcolibraries.org/ to see what is available!

Are you on Facebook? Follow the Aston Library there! Go to
http://www.facebook.com/astonlibrary
and “like” us!

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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June Library News

We will be kicking off our Summer Reading program with a performance from Classroom Adventure Stories on Wednesday June 19th at 1PM.  Every Wednesday at 1PM during the summer we will have a special kids program.  If your child keeps a log of the books he or she reads, they can also receive a special prize every week for reading.

These will be the “Wednesdays at 1” programs this summer-

June 19 – Classroom Adventure Stories

June 26 – Segal Puppet Theatre

July 3 – Silly Joe Variety Show

July 10 – Magician Ed Schmitt

July 17 – Franklin Institute Traveling Science

July 24 – Puppet Pizzazz

July 31 – Bonk Drum Beats

August 7 – David Darwin Juggling

August 14 – Peter Moses Music

August 21 – Andrew’s Big Show

August 28 – ScienceTellers

Ventriloquist Tom Crowl will present a show for the kids on Thursday, June 20th at 6:30PM.  He presents a funny, high-energy show featuring many friends, including a duck and a dragon!

We have a Mah Jongg group starting.  Learn to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursdays at 6:00 pm at the Library.  Sets will be supplied to learn on.

There will be a viewing and discussion of the film “Vice” on Monday June 24th at 11AM.  A light lunch will be provided.

Free Chair Zumba classes will be on Tuesdays at 2PM starting June 25th.  Chair Zumba is a gentle form of the Zumba exercise program, using a chair for support.

Dream interpreter Ken Kaplan will offer a program on “Connecting to Guides”, Saturday, June 8th at 11:00AM.  The program will discuss “Cosmic helpers” who can assist you through life’s journey.

Your child can participate in the library’s coloring contest!  Pick up an entry at the library or on our website www.astonlibrary.org .  The theme of the contest is  A Universe of Stories .  Winners will be displayed in the library!

Have you always wanted to be an artist?  Get on the list for our free painting classes by emailing Debbie at debbie@astonlibrary.org !

Pronunciator is the new language learning system available for free with your library card.  Go to www.delcolibraries.org and click on “Explore e-Resources” to access the Pronunciator system, which allows you to learn over 80 languages, plus learn English from your native language!

Are you looking for a book club?  The library book club meets on Thursday the 13th at 1PM to discuss ” Mrs. “.    Stop by and try it out!

The Kids Can Build Club is at the Library on Tuesdays at 4PM !  Your child can learn to build things using the library’s Lego collection and other materials as well!   All ages are welcome.

3D Printing Services Available!  Ask Debbie or Stephen at the desk to find out how you can get your first small 3D printed item for free!  Check out the designs the staff have made for ideas. They are on display in our display case!  

Storytime!  Your young child can learn basic literacy skills while having fun!  The Aston Public Library offers story times every week, open to everyone! Join Ms. Debbie for toddler time (ages 2-3) on Tuesdays at 10:30, infant time (up to 24 months) on Wednesdays at 10:30, and preschool time (ages 3-5) on Thursdays at 10:30!

Stop by Tuesdays at 11AM to learn the art of Crochet with our diverse group with many levels of experience.   Stop by Thursdays at 6PM to participate in a wide variety of crafts with an even more diverse group.

Need help with an e-book reader, laptop or tablet computer?  Stop by for our drop-in help time on Friday mornings.  10AM is the time for ebook readers.  11AM is the time for laptops and tablets.

More information and registration for all our programs is available via the Calendar at www.astonlibrary.org .

Join the Friends of the Library! Go to www.astonlibrary.org and click on “Join Our Friends” to send in your info!

The Aston Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, June 18th, 7PM at the Library. 

You can access books for your Kindle, Nook, or other e-book reader with your library card! Go to http://digitallibrary.delcolibraries.org/ to see what is available!

Are you on Facebook? Follow the Aston Library there! Go to
http://www.facebook.com/astonlibrary
and “like” us!

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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We are closed for Memorial Day

Memorial Day picture

The library is closed for Memorial Day – Monday, May 27, 2019.  Have a wonderful holiday, and we hope to see you soon!

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Register your child NOW for Science in the Summer

Go to

https://reg.abcsignup.com/view/view_month.aspx?as=5&wp=424&aid=FISM

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Library Coloring Contest!

The Aston Public Library is holding a coloring contest!  Color the picture provided on the form, and enter it for a chance to win!  People in Delaware County are eligible to participate.  Just bring your entry to the library’s service desk.

THE RULES:

  1. Only two different entries per person allowed.
  2. All entries must be based on the form and picture provided.
  3. Include your name, address, age and phone number with your entry.
  4. Entries must be original.

Winners will be chosen at the end of each month.

All entries become property of the Aston Public Library.

Entries will be judged at the library. Winners of the judging will have their drawings displayed at the Aston Public Library.

Click here for the form (.PDF file)

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