May Library News

Aston Public Library presents:  Free Kids Bingo !!!  Tuesday, May 28th at 6:30 pm .  This will also be a preview of our Summer Reading Program “A Universe of Stories”.

There will be a program in “Barn Quilt” painting taught by Veronica Batter on Thursday, May 9th at 6:00 pm . Choose from a variety of classic quilt blocks or receive guidance in making your own design. Choose your own colors and paint them onto a specially prepared 1ftx1ft wood panel.

There will be a viewing and discussion of the film “The Wife” on May 20th at 11AM.  A light lunch will be provided.

Free Chair Yoga classes will be Tuesdays at 2PM starting May 14th.  Chair yoga is a gentle form of Yoga 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!

Check out a kids’ book by a local Aston author!  Barry Wilbank’s Book, “Tommy and Tina Turtle: The Birthday!” is available in our children’s area under the call number “E WIL”.  Barry is a 30 year Aston resident.

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 9th at 1PM to discuss ” My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry “.    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, May 21st, 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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