- Academy of Natural Sciences
- Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
- Elmwood Park Zoo
- Morris Arboretum
Do you need help finding where you are going? Planning a vacation? New in the area and just getting familiar with the terrain? Check out GPS device from the Aston Public Library for free. Go to http://tinyurl.com/GPSReserve17 to reserve the device. It checks out for one week at a time and comes with newly updated nationwide maps! It will give verbal turn-by-turn instructions as well as a detailed color display.
You can now check out a computer tablet loaded with educational games for your child at the Aston Public Library! Best of all, it’s free! The Library has “Nabi 2″s and “Nabi Jr.”s available for checkout at the desk. Both Nabi tablets are full-featured learning tablets built just for kids. They are designed as a learning tools, not just toys. The Nabi 2 is for a slightly older child; Nabi Jr. is for the younger set. You can pre-reserve a Nabi 2 at http://tinyurl.com/APLNabi2 and a Nabi Jr. at http://tinyurl.com/NabiJr .
Chromebooks check out for one week at a time.
You can now check out a Roku device that you can use to watch free movies and get TV over the internet at the Aston Public Library! Best of all, it’s free! A Roku is a “set top box” that connects to your television and to your wi-fi. It provides access to several online services providing educational and entertaining content.
Using one of the Library’s Rokus also gives you free access to the Library’s collection of digital movies, including The Age of Adaline, Disney’s Aladdin, Aloha, The Book of Life, Child 44, Danny Collins, Dark Shadows, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, The Duff, Ex Machina, Fifty Shades of Grey, Focus, The Longest Ride, Love and Mercy, Minions, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Nightcrawler, Non-Stop, Paddington, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, Pitch Perfect 2, Run All Night, Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, Still Alice, Terminator: Genisys, The Theory of Everything, Trainwreck, and War Room.
You can pre-reserve your Roku at http://tinyurl.com/APLRoku15 , or ask at the service desk if one is available.