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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