Library Closed

The Library closed on Friday, March 13th, 2020, as the result of the Township State of Emergency regarding the Coronavirus threat. The Library will remain closed indefinitely.

All checked-out library materials have been renewed until May 22nd.  The library is providing updates, services and programs via our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/astonlibrary .  The staff continue to check voicemail and email ( hello@astonlibrary.org ) and respond.

We are sorry for the inconvenience to our patrons.

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March Library News

ASTON LIBRARY NEWS–

Saturday March 21st from 6:00 PM  to  9:00 PM the Friends of the Aston Public Library will present Spring Bingo!  Doors open at 4:30 PM.  Admission is $25.  All prizes will be in cash!  Food and refreshments will be sold as well as bingo supplies.  There will also be special raffles!  All proceeds benefit the library!  There will also be special games, food, and bingo supplies sold. 

“Eyes of the Wild and Wallaby Tales” visits the library Thursday, March 19th at 6:30PM. Mammals from around the world will be featured in this program. Behaviors, habitats, adaptations, survival strategies and  relationships with humans will be introduced. This program focuses on behavior and adaptation using the life stories of each unique animal, their often humorous personality, fun facts, anecdotes and animal eye-views as instruction.

Test-drive the new voting machines that will be used in Delaware County starting this year!  The County will have a voting machine in our library for demonstration on Thursday, March 26th from 10AM to 1PM.
Our free Chair Zumba class meets Tuesdays at 2PM this month.  Chair Zumba is a gentle form of the Zumba exercise program, using a chair for support.  It is accessible to all ages and genders.

Your child could win a prize in our March coloring contest!  Pick up an entry form at the library service desk.

Join the Aston Library Book Club Thursday March 12th at 1:30PM to discuss ” Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine “.  The club meets each month to discuss a book chosen by the group.

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!
 
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.
 
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.
 
Join our Mah Jongg group!  Learn to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at the Library.  Game pieces are provided.
 
On Friday, March 20th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing the movie ” Dark Waters “.  There will be a free light lunch provided.

Do you want to be an artist? Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she will put you on the list for our regular Adult Painting Classes.  We have them at least once every month.
 
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.

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, March 17th, 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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Closed for Presidents Day

The Aston Public Library will be closed Monday, February 17th for Presidents Day.  Sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to see you again soon!

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Bookmark Contest!

It’s time for the annual bookmark contest again! Children in grades K through 8 are eligible to participate. Just create an original bookmark using the form. See rules listed on the form. Paper forms are available at the library service desk.

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February Library News

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Children’s Singer Peter Moses will be visiting us Thursday February 20th at 6:30PM.  There will be lots of sing-a-longs for the kids to take part in.

Free Chair Yoga classes will be on Tuesdays at 2 through February.  Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga using a chair for support.

Thanks to our Ethel Clark Foundation grant, you can now check out a projector with your library card.  Go to the catalog at www.astonlibrary.org to reserve this item.

Join the Aston Library Book Club Thursday February 13th at 1:30PM to discuss ” Another Brooklyn “.  The club meets each month to discuss a book chosen by the group.

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!
 
Your child can enter our February coloring contest!  Pick up an entry form at the library service desk.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Join our Mah Jongg group!  Learn to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at the Library.  Game pieces are provided.
 
On Friday, February 28th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing the movie “The Upside “.  There will be a free light lunch provided.

Do you want to be an artist? Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she will put you on the list for our regular Adult Painting Classes.  We have them at least once every month.
 
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.

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, February 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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Library closed on Martin Luther King Day

The Aston Public Library will be closed Monday, January 20th, in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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January Library News

The Media Film Festival will visit the library on Monday January 13th at 11AM.  They will be showing a “best of” collection of short films shown at their festival over the years.

Thanks to the Ethel Clark Foundation and their Chair Jack Holefelder for their grant boosting this year’s budget!  We were able to keep our children’s area fresh with new items including toys and a new rug, provide new electronics for patrons to borrow, offer new programs and update the tools used by staff thanks to this grant!

Thanks to the Ethel Clark grant, you can now check out a projector with your library card.  Go to the catalog at www.astonlibrary.org to reserve this item.

Join the Aston Library Book Club Thursday January 9th at 1PM to discuss ” Defending Jacob “.  The club meets each month to discuss a book chosen by the group.

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!
Your child can enter our January coloring contest!  Pick up an entry form at the library service desk.
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.
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.
Join our Mah Jongg group!  Learn to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at the Library.  Game pieces are provided.
On Monday January 27th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing the movie “Judy “.  There will be a free light lunch provided.
Do you want to be an artist? Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she will put you on the list for our regular Adult Painting Classes.  We have them at least once every month.
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.

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, January 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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Holiday Closings

The Library will be closed for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.  The Library will close at 4PM on New Year’s Eve.

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

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Special Time and Location for December Board Meeting

The Aston Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, December 17th at 6PM at Gennaro’s Restaurant, 4600 Pennell Rd, Aston . Note special time and location .

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December Library News

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We will have a holiday card-making class with Ms. Mary. The class for adults will be Tuesday, December 3rd at 6PM. The class for teens will be Wednesday, December 4th at 6PM. All materials provided.
 
Join the Aston Library Book Club Thursday December 12th at 1PM to discuss “The River at Night”.  The club meets each month to discuss a book chosen by the group.
 
Kids (and adults) can view Ron Vance’s remarkable collection of antique toy trains in our display case through the holidays.
 
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!
 
Your child can enter our December coloring contest!  Pick up an entry form at the library service desk.
 
You can now check out a Nintendo 3DS game system with your library card.  Go to the catalog at www.astonlibrary.org to reserve this item.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Join our Mah Jongg group!  Learn to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at the Library.  Game pieces are provided.
 
On Monday December 30th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing the movie “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”.  There will be a free light lunch provided.

Do you want to be an artist? Email debbie@astonlibrary.org and she will put you on the list for our regular Adult Painting Classes.  We have them at least once every month.
 
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.

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, December 17th at 6PM at Gennaro’s Restaurant, 4600 Pennell Rd, Aston . Note special time and location .

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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