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Annual Bookmark Design Contest for Grades K-8!

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.

Click here for the form (.pdf file)


1. Only two different entries per child allowed.
2. You must use black pen on white paper. Do not use colors!
3. Cut out bookmark along the dotted line.
4. Write your name, address, phone, school and grade on the back of each bookmark.
5. Entries must be original. Do not use copyrighted
cartoon figures. (For example: Garfield) They cannot be accepted. Computer generated art is not considered original artwork.

Deadline:  Monday, February 28th, 2017.

All entries become property of the Aston Public Library.

Entries will be judged at the library. One winner from each division will be selected. Winners of the judging will have their bookmarks printed and distributed at the Aston Public Library.

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FREE Makin’ Music Rockin’ Rhythms concert on Wednesday the 21st!

The Aston Public Library will be hosting a FREE Makin’ Music Rockin’ Rhythms concert on Wednesday, December 21st at 6:30PM.

Makin’ Music Rockin’ Rhythms needs no introduction to the sippy-cup crowd! This multi-award winning group of talented teachers/performers has attained household name status among children and their parents for their popular classes, camps and performances. This show will feature an infectious mix of folk/pop family music that develops a rapport with the audience and encourages the whole family to sing and dance along! This is a FREE show for pre-school fans of fun, laughter and music.

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Kids’ Scavenger Hunt for November!

There are 18 Booker T Mad Scientists around the library (he had a cloning accident!). Your child can find them to win a prize!



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Segal Puppets show coming to the library!

Wednesday, November 16 at 6:30 PM, Dave from Segal Puppets will entertain the kids with 40 minutes of unforgettable interactive surprises perfect for preschoolers and families alike. This will be an all-new show!  Bring your child to this free program!


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Halloween Safety Magic show with Ed Schmitt coming!

Wednesday, October 19 at 6:30 PM, The Aston Public Library will host a special Halloween Safety Magic show with Ed Schmitt!

Ed Schmitt is an Awarding Winning Children’s magician from the Delaware Valley. His Halloween Magic Show is designed for Boys and Ghouls of all ages. His show will teach the kids important parts of Halloween safety while giving them a good time. The show uses Music, Magic, Comedy, Live Animals and Lots of Audience Participation to create an enjoyable experience for the whole family. No registration required.

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Wallaby Tales Traveling Zoo coming to the library!

Wednesday, September 21 at 6:30 PM, Aston Public Library will be visited again 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!  Bring your child to this free program!


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August 17 – Turtle Dance Music & Party for Readers

Turtle Dance Music at Aston Public Library
Wednesday, August 17 at 1 PM
Matt Mazur of Turtle Dance Music will keep us movin’ and groovin’ with his signature style of interactive music and story telling. This is an inclusive, interactive humorous and animated performance that appeal to children as well as families. Following Matt’s presentation, there will be a carnival-type party to celebrate summer reading! Everyone is invited to come whether you participate in the library’s summer reading program or not. It’s all FREE!!!




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