Closed for Snow

The Aston Public Library is closed today, Thursday January 4th, due to the snow.

Sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to see you again soon!

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Opening late

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Due to the snow accumulation, Aston Public Library will be opening late at 3PM on Thursday, January 4th, 2017

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January Library News

New admission passes to the following cultural institutions are available for a FREE 7 day loan- Battleship New Jersey – Chanticleer Gardens – Independence Seaport Museum – Museum of the American Revolution – National Constitution Center – Penn Museum – Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art – Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens .  Reserve one through the Catalog at 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!

Free Chair Tai Chi will be every Thursday from January 25th to March 1st at 2PM.  Interested participants will be introduced to “Tai Chi Chih”, a moving meditation. It is easy to learn, and doesn’t require a particular level of physical fitness or coordination. 

Are you looking for a book club?  There are several options at our library!  The group meeting on Thursday the 11th at 1:30PM is discussing “The Round House”.  The group meeting on Wednesday the 17th at 7PM is discussing “The Soldier’s Wife “.   Stop by and try one out!

Your child can learn to play Chess! Join Chess Club every Tuesday at 6PM – materials and training will be provided.

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! 

Join the Library Movie Discussion Group to view and discuss ” Manchester by the Sea ” on Monday, January 29 at 11AM.  Light lunch will be provided.

Kids’ Lego Club is at the Library on Tuesdays at 4PM!  Your child can learn to build things using the library’s Lego collection!  Wooden blocks are also available for building!  All ages are welcome.

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 at the Library on Tuesday the 16th 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
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Library closed early Thursday 12/28

The Library will be closing at 5:30PM today (Thursday the 28th) due to the fumes from the Township’s refinishing of the gym floor in our building. Please call before coming in on Friday the 29th (610-494-5877) . Sorry for the inconvenience!

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Holiday Closings

The Library will be closed for December 23rd, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Have a wonderful holiday and we hope to see you again soon!

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New Museum Passes for Free!

Explore some of the Delaware Valley’s most exciting places by checking out museum passes from the Aston Public Library!

New admission passes to the following cultural institutions are available for a FREE 7 day loan-

  • Battleship New Jersey
  • Chanticleer Gardens
  • Independence Seaport Museum
  • Museum of the American Revolution
  • National Constitution Center
  • Penn Museum
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
  • Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

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December Library News

Teen Craft Night! Ages 13 to 17. Tuesday, December 12th at 6:30 pm. Come and make Puffy Paint bracelets or window clings to give as gifts to family or friends!

The library will have Kids Holiday Bingo, Saturday, December 16th, at 11AM. For ages 6 to 12 years old . There will be prizes and refreshments! This is a free program and materials will be supplied. Seating is limited so register now!

American Swedish Historical Museum visits the Library Thursday December 14th at 6:30 pm for a kids program “ Swedish For All Seasons”. Your child can learn about the culture of Sweden, “land of the midnight sun.” including many fun and hands-on activities.

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!

Free Chair Yoga classes will be on Tuesdays at 2PM starting December 12th. Chair Yoga is a gentle form of Yoga using a chair for support.

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 “People of the Book “. The group meeting on Wednesday the 20th at 7PM is discussing ” Year of Wonders “. Stop by and try one out!

Your child can learn to play Chess! Join Chess Club every Tuesday at 6PM – materials and training will be provided.

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!

Join the Library Movie Discussion Group to view and discuss “The Family Stone” on Monday, December 18th at 11AM. Light lunch will be provided.

Kids’ Lego Club is at the Library on Tuesdays at 4PM! Your child can learn to build things using the library’s Lego collection! Wooden blocks are also available for building! All ages are welcome.

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 Tuesday, December 19th at 7PM at 9 Montgomery Lane in Aston. Note change of venue.

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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