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Public Library serving Aston, Pennsylvania.

December Library Services

The Library will be CLOSED and offering no services on Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
View the Library’s website at www.astonlibrary.org for current services information.  
To place materials requests, use the catalog at https://encore.delco.lib.pa.us/ or call us at 610-494-5877. You may request materials from all 26 Delco libraries and the inter-library delivery will bring them here. You will be emailed when a requested item is ready for pickup.

Library staff will be available for CURBSIDE PICKUP of ready items during these hours-
(Closed Sunday and Monday)
Tuesday 2-8PM
Wednesday 2-8PM
Thursday 10AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM
Friday 11AM-4PM
Saturday 10AM-12PM
When picking up available items, please call the library (610-494-5877, option 0) from our parking lot and we will arrange contact-free pickup.

To take part in Ms. Debbie’s online programs and get her regular emails, contact her at debbie@astonlibrary.org .
The Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday December 15 at 7PM. Members of the public may participate via Google Meet at
https://meet.google.com/wur-mxue-msm
OR Join by phone +1 516-399-4738 (PIN: 264501064)

The County Library System will soon be adding Hoopla Digital to the online services available with your library card.  This will include movies and music as well as e-books and comics.  You can see the resources available with your library card, and sign up for a card, by going to www.delcolibraries.org .

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Closed for Thanksgiving and Day After

The Aston Public Library will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th for Thanksgiving.  Have a wonderful holiday and we hope to see you again soon!

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Library closed Election Day

The Library will be closed and offer no services on Election Day (Tuesday, November 3rd).  Please get out and vote!

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November Library Services

The Library will be CLOSED and offering no services on Election Day, November 3rd.

View the Library’s website at www.astonlibrary.org for current services updates as we transition back to more services.  

To place materials requests, use the catalog at https://encore.delco.lib.pa.us/ or call us at 610-494-5877. You may request materials from all 26 Delco libraries and the inter-library delivery will bring them here. You will be emailed when a requested item is ready for pickup.

Library staff will be available for CURBSIDE PICKUP of ready items during these hours-
(Closed Sunday and Monday)
Tuesday 2-8PM
Wednesday 2-8PM
Thursday 10AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM
Friday 11AM-4PM
Saturday 10AM-12PM
When picking up available items, please call the library (610-494-5877, option 0) from our parking lot and we will arrange contact-free pickup.

To take part in Ms. Debbie’s online programs and get her regular emails, contact her at debbie@astonlibrary.org .
The Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday November 17 at 7PM. Members of the public may participate via Google Meet at
https://meet.google.com/wur-mxue-msm
OR Join by phone +1 516-399-4738 (PIN: 264501064)

The County Library System will soon be adding Hoopla Digital to the online services available with your library card.  This will include movies and music as well as e-books and comics.  You can see the resources available with your library card, and sign up for a card, by going to www.delcolibraries.org .

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October Library News

ASTON LIBRARY NEWS–

The Library building remains closed at this time due to the Coronavirus situation.  Check at www.astonlibrary.org or call 610-494-5877 to see our latest status.  Mask wearing and social distancing will be strictly required when the library does open.

However, curbside pickup of requested materials is available NOW!  To place requests, use the catalog at https://charlotte.delco.lib.pa.us/ or call us at 610-494-5877. You may request materials from all 26 Delco libraries and the inter-library delivery will bring them here. You will be emailed when a requested item is ready for pickup.

Library staff will be available for CURBSIDE PICKUP of ready items during these hours-

(Closed Sunday and Monday)
Tuesday 2-8PM
Wednesday 2-8PM
Thursday 10AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM
Friday 11AM-4PM
Saturday 10AM-12PM

When picking up available items, please call the library (610-494-5877, option 0) from our parking lot and we will arrange contact-free pickup.

The Library will be CLOSED and there will be no curbside service on Election Day.

Storytime is continuing online at our Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/astonlibrary .  Tuesday at 10:30 is Toddler Storytime, Wednesday at 10:30 is Infant Storytime, Thursday at 10:30 is Preschool Storytime.

Ms. Debbie is doing a Virtual Craft and Chat time for adults each week.  To join, email debbie@astonlibrary.org

You can access books for your Kindle, Nook, or other e-book reader with your library card! Go to  http://delco.overdrive.com to see what is available! Download the “Libby” App to your phone or tablet to enjoy the materials.

Go to www.astonlibrary.org, scroll down and look at the links on the right side of the page for great resources when the library is not open!  Use Ask Here PA to get help from a librarian online.  Use Bookflix and Tumblebooks to have books read to your young child.  Use Homework Help Now for help with schoolwork or your resume.  Use RB Digital to read magazines.

Even more resources are available by going to www.delcolibraries.org and clicking on ” Explore e-Resources “.

Don’t have a library card?  Just email your name, address, phone number, and birthday to support@delcolibraries.org and Delco Libraries will email you back a barcode that you can use to access eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, and all of our other online resources!

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

Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she can add you to the list to receive regular emails with updates, activities and information.

The Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday October 20th at 7PM. Join with Google Meet at
https://meet.google.com/wur-mxue-msm
OR Join by phone +1 516-399-4738 (PIN: 264501064)

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

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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September Library News

ASTON LIBRARY NEWS–

The Library building remains closed at this time due to the Coronavirus situation.  Check at www.astonlibrary.org or call 610-494-5877 to see our latest status.  Mask wearing and social distancing will be strictly required when the library does open.

However, curbside pickup of requested materials is available NOW!  To place requests, use the catalog at https://charlotte.delco.lib.pa.us/ or call us at 610-494-5877. You may request materials from all 26 Delco libraries and the inter-library delivery will bring them here. You will be emailed when a requested item is ready for pickup.

Library staff will be available for CURBSIDE PICKUP of ready items during these hours in September-

(Closed Sunday and Monday)
Tuesday 2-8PM
Wednesday 2-8PM
Thursday 10AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM
Friday 11AM-4PM
Saturday 10AM-12PM

When picking up available items, please call the library (610-494-5877, option 0) from our parking lot and we will arrange contact-free pickup.

Storytime is continuing online at our Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/astonlibrary .  Tuesday at 10:30 is Toddler Storytime, Wednesday at 10:30 is Infant Storytime, Thursday at 10:30 is Preschool Storytime.

Ms. Debbie is doing a Virtual Craft and Chat time for adults each week.  To join, email debbie@astonlibrary.org

You can access books for your Kindle, Nook, or other e-book reader with your library card! Go to  http://delco.overdrive.com to see what is available! Download the “Libby” App to your phone or tablet to enjoy the materials.

Go to www.astonlibrary.org, scroll down and look at the links on the right side of the page for great resources when the library is not open!  Use Ask Here PA to get help from a librarian online.  Use Bookflix and Tumblebooks to have books read to your young child.  Use Homework Help Now for help with schoolwork or your resume.  Use RB Digital to read magazines.

Even more resources are available by going to www.delcolibraries.org and clicking on ” Explore e-Resources “.

Don’t have a library card?  Just email your name, address, phone number, and birthday to support@delcolibraries.org and Delco Libraries will email you back a barcode that you can use to access eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, and all of our other online resources!

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

Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she can add you to the list to receive regular emails with updates, activities and information.

The Library Board of Trustees will meet online Tuesday September 15th at 7PM. Join with Google Meet at
https://meet.google.com/wur-mxue-msm
OR Join by phone +1 516-399-4738 (PIN: 264501064)

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

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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No Curbside Pickup Today (Tuesday August 4th)

Due to staff transportation problems, the Library will be unable to provide curbside pickup hours today (Tuesday August 4th).  We are very sorry for the inconvenience.

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August Library News

The Library building will remain closed until at least September 1 due to the Coronavirus situation.  Check at www.astonlibrary.org or call 610-494-5877 to see our latest status.  Mask wearing and social distancing will be strictly required when the library does open.

However, curbside pickup of requested materials is available NOW!  To place requests, use the catalog at https://encore.delco.lib.pa.us/ or call us at 610-494-5877. You may request materials from all 26 Delco libraries and the inter-library delivery will bring them here. You will be emailed when a requested item is ready for pickup.

Library staff will be available for CURBSIDE PICKUP of ready items during these hours in August-

(Closed Sunday and Monday)
Tuesday 2-8PM
Wednesday 2-8PM
Thursday 10AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM
Friday 11AM-4PM
Saturday 10AM-12PM

When picking up available items, please call the library (610-494-5877, option 0) from our parking lot and we will arrange contact-free pickup.

We will still be encouraging and supporting your child’s summer reading this year!  You can get a log to track your child’s reading by emailing debbie@astonlibrary.org .  You can also enter the County’s online program and take challenges at www.delcolibraries.org .  Give us a call at 610-494-5877 to get your child’s assigned summer reading books too!

Storytime is continuing online at our Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/astonlibrary .  Tuesday at 10:30 is Toddler Storytime, Wednesday at 10:30 is Infant Storytime, Thursday at 10:30 is Preschool Storytime.

Ms. Debbie is doing a Virtual Craft and Chat time for adults each week.  To join, email debbie@astonlibrary.org

You can access books for your Kindle, Nook, or other e-book reader with your library card! Go to  http://delco.overdrive.com to see what is available! Download the “Libby” App to your phone or tablet to enjoy the materials.

Go to www.astonlibrary.org, scroll down and look at the links on the right side of the page for great resources when the library is not open!  Use Ask Here PA to get help from a librarian online.  Use Bookflix and Tumblebooks to have books read to your young child.  Use Homework Help Now for help with schoolwork or your resume.  Use RB Digital to read magazines.

Even more resources are available by going to www.delcolibraries.org and clicking on ” Explore e-Resources “.

Don’t have a library card?  Just email your name, address, phone number, and birthday to support@delcolibraries.org and Delco Libraries will email you back a barcode that you can use to access eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, and all of our other online resources!

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

Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she can add you to the list to receive regular emails with updates, activities and information.

The Library Board of Trustees do not meet in August.

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

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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Independence Day holiday

Curbside pickup will not be available July 3rd or July 4th.  It will resume Tuesday, July 7th, 2PM-8PM.

Have a safe and wonderful Fourth!

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July Library News

Library staff will be available for CURBSIDE PICKUP of ready items during these hours in July-
(Closed Sunday and Monday)
Tuesday 2-8PM
Wednesday 2-8PM
Thursday 10AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM
Friday 11AM-4PM
Saturday 10AM-12PM

Curbside pickup will NOT be available on July 3rd or July 4th.

When picking up available items, please call the library (610-494-5877, option 0) from our parking lot and we will arrange contact-free pickup.

To place requests, use the catalog at https://charlotte.delco.lib.pa.us/ or call us at 610-494-5877. You may request materials from all 26 Delco libraries and the inter-library delivery will bring them here. You will be emailed when a requested item is ready for pickup.

The library building will remain closed to the public in July.  Check at www.astonlibrary.org or call 610-494-5877 to see our latest status.  Mask wearing and social distancing will be strictly required when the library does open.

We will still be encouraging and supporting your child’s summer reading this year!  You can get a log to track your child’s reading by emailing debbie@astonlibrary.org .  You can also enter the County’s online program and take challenges at www.delcolibraries.org .  Give us a call at 610-494-5877 to get your child’s assigned summer reading books too!

Storytime is continuing online at our Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/astonlibrary .  Tuesday at 10:30 is Toddler Storytime, Wednesday at 10:30 is Infant Storytime, Thursday at 10:30 is Preschool Storytime.

Ms. Debbie is doing a Virtual Craft and Chat time for adults each week.  To join, email debbie@astonlibrary.org

You can access books for your Kindle, Nook, or other e-book reader with your library card! Go to  http://delco.overdrive.com to see what is available! Download the “Libby” App to your phone or tablet to enjoy the materials.

Go to www.astonlibrary.org, scroll down and look at the links on the right side of the page for great resources when the library is not open!  Use Ask Here PA to get help from a librarian online.  Use Bookflix and Tumblebooks to have books read to your young child.  Use Homework Help Now for help with schoolwork or your resume.  Use RB Digital to read magazines.

Even more resources are available by going to www.delcolibraries.org and clicking on ” Explore e-Resources “.

Don’t have a library card?  Just email your name, address, phone number, and birthday to support@delcolibraries.org and Delco Libraries will email you back a barcode that you can use to access eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, and all of our other online resources!

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

Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she can add you to the list to receive regular emails with updates, activities and information.

The Library Board of Trustees will meet online on Tuesday, July 21st at 7PM.  Join with Google Meet http://meet.google.com/wur-mxue-msm or Join by phone +1 516-399-4738‬ PIN: ‪264 501 064‬#

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

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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