Homeschool help meeting!

Attention: Parents of Home Schoolers

Are you concerned about your child’s socialization?

The Aston Public Library would like to get together and talk about how the library can a part of helping to keep your children connected to their peers.

Let’s meet at the Aston Public Library

Wednesday, February 8th at 11:00 am

Light refreshments will be served

Children are welcome to join us !!



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Check out a Museum Pass for Free!

Explore some of the Delaware Valley’s most exciting places by checking out museum passes from the Aston Public Library!
Admission passes to the following cultural institutions are available for a FREE 7 day loan-
  • Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
  • Elmwood Park Zoo
  • Morris Arboretum


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Movie Matinee Coming Up!

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January 16, 2017 · 4:43 pm

Free Tax Prep Coming!

Starting February 6th, AARP will be offering free federal and state income tax preparation on Mondays and Fridays from 8:30AM to 12:30PM.   Preparation is first-come, first-served. No appointment required; Bring the following documents: Social Security year-end statement, W-2s, 1099-Rs, stock broker statements, mortgage statements, property tax receipts, any other tax documents, form 1095 if one was mailed to you, a copy of last year’s tax return.

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Kids’ Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt

We have a new scavenger game for January- “Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt.” There are 15 chocolate frog cards of Harry Potter characters around the library. The sheet gives a clue where to find each character.  Complete the page to win a prize!


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Annual Bookmark Design Contest for Grades K-8!

It’s time for the annual bookmark contest again!  Children in grades K through 8 are eligible to participate.  Just create an original bookmark using the form.

Click here for the form (.pdf file)


1. Only two different entries per child allowed.
2. You must use black pen on white paper. Do not use colors!
3. Cut out bookmark along the dotted line.
4. Write your name, address, phone, school and grade on the back of each bookmark.
5. Entries must be original. Do not use copyrighted
cartoon figures. (For example: Garfield) They cannot be accepted. Computer generated art is not considered original artwork.

Deadline:  Monday, February 28th, 2017.

All entries become property of the Aston Public Library.

Entries will be judged at the library. One winner from each division will be selected. Winners of the judging will have their bookmarks printed and distributed at the Aston Public Library.

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Borrow GPS from the library!

Do you need help finding where you are going?  Planning a vacation?  New in the area and just getting familiar with the terrain?  Check out GPS device from the Aston Public Library for free.  Go to to reserve the device.  It checks out for one week at a time and comes with newly updated nationwide maps!  It will give verbal turn-by-turn instructions as well as a detailed color display.

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