June Library News

The library is offering its Summer Reading Program and rewards again for the kids this summer. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock”. The big performances will be on Wednesdays at 1PM in the gym. The first performances will be–

June 20 – Robin Brady, Storyteller

June 27 – Ari Paul Felber, Magician

July 5 (Special day – That is a Thursday at 1) – Peter Moses Music

If your child logs his or her reading at http://www.tinyurl.com/AstonSRP18 and brings the list to the library, we will provide a prize for each week the child reads a book!

Join the Library Movie Discussion Group to view and discuss ” The Darkest Hour ” on Monday, June 25th at 11AM. Light lunch will be provided.

Free Chair Yoga classes will be on Saturdays at 11AM starting June 2nd . Chair Yoga is a gentle form of Yoga using a chair for support.

Doterra Essential Oils will visit us on Thursday, June 21st at 6:30 pm. Join us for this FREE program as Tina Mulholland RN, BSN explains what an essential oil is & why they work so well. She will explain to us how to safely & effectively use essential oils for the entire family, and ways to support common issues such as sleep, seasonal threats, and immune boosting. Make a blend to take home !!

Kids 8 & up can learn to play chess at the Aston Public Library!! Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm. Join Mr Ed Finn as he teaches you the game of chess. Seating is limited…Register now!

You can now check out a pass to the Mütter medical museum for free with your library card!

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 http://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 July 1st to be considered.

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!

Are you looking for a book club? There are several options at our library! The group meeting on Thursday the 14th at 1:30PM is discussing ” The Cookbook collector “. The group meeting on Wednesday the 20th at 7PM is discussing ” The Beekeeper’s Wife “. Stop by and try one out!

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 http://www.astonlibrary.org .

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

The Aston Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at the Library on Tuesday the 19th at 7PM.

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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