Closed for Thanksgiving and Day After

The Aston Public Library will be closed Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th for Thanksgiving.  Have a wonderful holiday and we hope to see you again soon!

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November Library News

Rabiya Bower, RD, LDN and regional nutritionist for GIANT Food Stores will visit the library on Monday, November 18th at 11:00 am to inform patrons about inflammation, foods that can trigger it and how to design a diet to alleviate it.  Recipes and samples of inflammation-fighting foods 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!

Your child can enter our November coloring contest!  Pick up an entry form at the library service desk.
 
You can now check out a “Go Pro” camera with your library card.  Go to the catalog at www.astonlibrary.org to reserve this item.
 
Free Chair Zumba classes continue on Tuesdays at 2PM in November.  Chair Zumba is a gentle form of the Zumba exercise program, using a chair for support.  It is accessible to all ages, genders and mobility levels.
 
Free Chair Yoga will be on Saturdays at 11 starting November 30th.  Spaces are limited, so register through the calendar at www.astonlibrary.org to join that group. 
 
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 November 25th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing the movie “Poms”.  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 November 19th, 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!

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-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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Closed for Columbus Day

The Aston Public Library will be closed Monday, October 14th for Columbus Day.  Sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to see you again soon!

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October Library News

Your child can gain confidence by reading to a dog or other pet! “Read to Pet Pals ” is back at our Library on Thursday October 3rd and Thursday October 10th at 6:30PM . Children of any reading level are invited to read to and pet the animals.
 
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!

Come support the library and find a bargain at the Friends of the Library Book Sale! The hours are Friday, October 11th 10AM-4PM and Saturday, October 12th 10AM-2PM. Most items are $2 or less!

Wednesday, October 30th at 6:30 PM we will have a Halloween Safety Magic Show Featuring Magician Ed Schmitt!  He will Amaze…Amuse…and Educate the kids on how to be safe on Halloween!
 
Free Chair Yoga and Zumba classes continue to be 2PM on Tuesdays in October.  The first Zumba class is October 22nd.
 
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 October 28th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing their next film.  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 one 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 October 22nd, 7PM at the Library.  NOTE SPECIAL DATE!

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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-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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Bingo Saturday!

This Saturday September 21st at 6PM we will have the Friends of the Library cash prize bingo again at $25 admission. Doors open at 4:30. Be there!

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September Library News

Your child can gain confidence by reading to a dog or other pet! “Read to Pet Pals ” is back at our Library on Thursdays starting September 19th at 6:30 pm . Children of any reading level are invited to read to animals, and get some snuggling from the animals while they’re at it. 
 
Saturday September 21st from 6:00 PM  to  9:00 PM the Friends of the Aston Public Library will present Fall 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.
 
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.
 
Your child can gain familiarity with orchestra instruments when the Delco Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo visits Saturday September 21st at 11AM.  The players will show the kids a wide variety of instruments and then demonstrate them in action by playing several pieces.

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.
 

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!

On Monday September 30th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing their next film.  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 one at least once every month.  Check out some of the work from our classes, currently viewable in our display case.
 

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 September 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
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and “like” us!

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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Closed for Labor Day

The Aston Public Library will be closed Monday, September 2nd, 2018 for Labor Day.  Sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to see you again soon!

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August Library News

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Our “Wednesdays at 1PM” special programs for the kids are continuing through the end of the summer –
August 7 we will see David Darwin’s Juggling.
August 14, Peter Moses Music will visit.
August 21, we will have Andrew’s Big Variety Show.
August 28, ScienceTellers will perform

Bring your child to the library and keep him or her reading all summer!
 
There will be a Three Little Pigs STEM activity for ages 6 to 9 on  Monday, August 5th at 11AM. Listen to “Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf” told from the Big Bad Wolf’s point of view, then participate in a STEM challenge.  Participants will develop lifelong character traits such as perseverance and resilience as they try to build a house that the Big Bad Wolf can’t blow down.

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 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 the end of August to be considered.
On Friday August 23rd from 10 to 4, the OverDrive Digital Bookmobile will be at our library.  It’s a great opportunity to learn about all the great digital content that is available free with your library card, and how you can use it on your device.

Thursday, August 15th at 6:30PM, the Elmwood Park Zoo is visiting our library.  Bring your child to see a wide variety of animals!  The program will be in the gym, so there should be space for all.

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 August 26th at 11AM, the Movie Group will be viewing and discussing the film “A Star is Born”.  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 one at least once every month.  Check out some of the work from our classes, currently viewable in our display case.

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.

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 do not meet in August.

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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and “like” us!

-Stephen Sarazin, Library Director

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We are closed for July 4th

We will be closed July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Have a wonderful Fourth!

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July Library News

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Saturday July 27th from 6:00 PM  to  9:00 PM the Friends of the Aston Public Library will present Summer Bingo!  Doors open at 5:00 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. 

Genealogical Researcher Barbara Selletti will be visiting Saturday July 13th at 11AM to present “Mining Genealogical Gold in Cyberspace”.  Participants will learn how to effectively use the array of online resources to map their family tree.

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 are the “Wednesdays at 1” programs coming up next-

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

Brian Richards will present his combination of magic, comedy, juggling, storytelling an puppetry on Thursday July 18th at 6:30PM.  All ages of kids are welcome.

We have a Mah Jongg group now.  Learn to play the American version of Mah Jongg on Wednesday’s at 6:00 pm at the Library.  Sets will be supplied to learn on.

There will be a viewing and discussion of the film “Bohemian Rhapsody” on Monday July 29th at 11AM.  A light lunch will be provided.

Free Chair Zumba classes will be on Tuesdays at 2PM this month.  Chair Zumba is a gentle form of the Zumba exercise program, using a chair for support.

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!

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, July 16th, 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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