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Summer Kids’ Programs at our Library!

Special Evening Programs at 6:30 pm
Mr Malcolm- Thursday -July 12th
WINTERTHUR- Thursday -July 26th
Drum Beats Workshop- Tuesday- August 7th

Wednesday Summer Programs at 1:00 pm
The Magic of Ari Paul Felber- June 27th
Magician Ed Schmitt- July 11th
Safari Parties -July 18th
The Franklin Institute- July 25th
John Hadfields Comedy Show- August 1st
Puppet Pizzazz- August 8th
David Darwin’s One Man Sideshow- August 15th
Rolie Polie Guacamole- August 22nd
Makin Music- August 29th

Thursday Summer Program at 1:00 pm
Peter Moses – Singer – July 5th

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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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We are closed for Memorial Day

Memorial Day picture

The library is closed for Memorial Day – Monday, May 28, 2018.  Have a wonderful holiday, and we hope to see you soon!

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Library Coloring Contest!

The Aston Public Library is holding a coloring contest!  Color the picture provided on the form, and enter it for a chance to win!  People in Delaware County are eligible to participate.  Just bring your entry to the library’s service desk.

THE RULES:

  1. Only two different entries per person allowed.
  2. All entries must be based on the form and picture provided.
  3. Include your name, address, age and phone number with your entry.
  4. Entries must be original.

Winners will be chosen at the end of each month.

All entries become property of the Aston Public Library.

Entries will be judged at the library. Winners of the judging will have their drawings displayed at the Aston Public Library.

Click here for the form (.PDF file) 

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May Library News

Saturday, May 19th will be a big BINGO event at the Aston Public Library from 6:00PM to 9PM. The doors will open at 5PM and admission is only $25! All cash prizes. There will also be special games, food, and bingo supplies sold.

Performer Stephen Lee Rich presents “It’s All Vaudeville” Monday, May 21st at 11:30 am at the Library. Learn about and enjoy music from yesteryear. Mr. Rich has almost 50 years of experience as a musician.

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 June 1st to be considered.

Thursday, May 17th at 6:30PM, Aston Public Library will be visited by the Wallaby Tales Traveling Zoo. They will present an educational, comical and entertaining program for kids of all ages. Come see at least 5 unusual animals and learn about their habitats and food sources. This is where animals, education, and fun collide!

Your child can get a preview of the exciting events and fun coming in this year’s summer reading program “Libraries Rock”! Visit our “Preview Party” on Thursday May 31st at 6:30PM for food, games and information!

We are hosting a “Walk With Ease” program sponsored by COSA through May 23rd. The program is Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10:30 am to 12:00 pm . This is an evidence based program designed to change fitness habits and proven to reduce the pain of arthritis by increasing balance, strength , walking pace and confidence.

Kids 8 & up can learn to play chess at the Aston Public Library!! Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm., starting April 10th. Join Mr Ed Finn as he teaches you the game of chess. Seating is limited…Register now!

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.

New admission passes to the following cultural institutions are available for a FREE 7 day loan- Independence Seaport Museum – Penn Museum – Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art – Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens . Reserve one through the Catalog at http://www.astonlibrary.org .

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 10th at 1:30PM is discussing ” Blessings “. The group meeting on Wednesday the 16th at 7PM is discussing ” Reliable 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 15th 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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Book Sale April 13th and 14th!

Come support the library and find a bargain at the Aston Library Book Sale!

Hours:

Hours: Friday April 13 – Saturday April 14

10AM-4PM each day

Most items $2 or less!

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Aston Public Library closed April 12th

Per the Township, the Aston Public Library building will be closed to the public on April 12th (Thursday).  Storytime and craft group will be canceled.  The Book Sale will begin on Friday, April 13th at 10AM.

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