Aspen Hill Chapter


4407 Aspen Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20853
Chapter President: Chris Swan


Summer 2017
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To see  flyer of upcoming September 2018 events, Click Here.


Aspen Hill Public Affairs Forum — featuring Aspen Hill’s newly elected members of the State Legislature (Sen. Ben Kramer and Dels. Charlotte Crutchfield, Bonnie Cullison, and Vaughn Stewart) — will be held on Thursday, January 3, at 7:30 pm, at the Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. The legislators will talk briefly about their vision for the upcoming session of the legislature and then take questions from the audience. Come and talk with them before they go to Annapolis. The forum is sponsored by the Friends of the Aspen Hill Library, Aspen Hill Civic Association, Aspen Hill Library Advisory Committee, Strathmore Bel Pre Civic Association, Glenmont Exchange, and Poplar Run Homeowners Association. For more information, e-mail
To see flyer for this event, Click here.

Fall Book Sale
October 27, 2018 10am to 4pm

Come to our sale! Shop early and often!
We have thousands of books, CDs, and DVDs for your shopping pleasure! Come and select high-quality used books at bargain prices, usually $1 for hardbacks and 50 cents for paperbacks. Kid’s Books generally are half price of adult books. Get your back-to-school books, your gift books, and your Fall reading books!
Proceeds from the book sales are used to purchase books, programming, supplies, and equipment for the Aspen Hill Library.



Creative Play

Saturdays, Sundays, & Tuesdays, 2-4 pm.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Pre-schoolers, Kindergarteners and their adults are welcome to enjoy the Children’s Program Room for hand-on learning.

27th annual Aspen Hill Community Festival
September 22, 2018  11-3                         
Fun for the whole family!
11:15 am:  KayDee Puppets “Goldilocks & the 3 Bears” and “Stone Soup”12:00 am:  KayDee Puppets “The Ugly Duckling” and   “Rupunzel”2:00 pm:  Science Guys – making Science fun, cool  & easy!plus

Free Book Give-Away, 4-H Reading Buddies, Balloon Animals, Fire Truck, Paper Crafts, and more!

The General Election is Nov. 6.
The Friends of the Aspen Hill Library (in conjunction with the Aspen Hill Library Advisory Committee, Aspen Hill Civic Association, and Strathmore Bel Pre Civic Association) will be sponsoring three candidates forums this Fall:
  • Thursday, September 27 – Maryland State Senate (District 19)
  • Thursday, October 4 – County Executive
  • Thursday, October 18 – School Board
Each of the forums will be held in the downstairs community room at the Aspen Hill Library and will start at 7:30 pm.  All candidates who have filed with the Board of Elections have been invited.  Most of the time during each forum will be devoted to live questions from the audience and (hopefully) answers by the candidates.



Knitting and Crocheting Club

1st & 3rd Fri. every month 3:00 pm  to 4:30 pm:
Learn to knit or crochet, bring your projects, share tips, and learn new ones.  Beginners should bring needles/hook and yarn. 



Afternoon Library Meetings Were Held
On Saturday
April 21 1:00 pm to  4:30 pm
1:00-2:30 – Friends of the Aspen Hill Library  Annual Meeting
2:30-3:00 – Refreshments
3:00-4:30 – Aspen Hill Library Advisory Committee  Meeting
This was the time to find out what’s happening with our Library and speak out about Library matters!

The Aspen Hill Chapter of the Friends of the Library has been able to do many things for our library. Most recently as part of the refresh, we financed a new kitchen for the library staff area. We sponsor the Jazz Festival held at the library. We also assist the award-winning Aspen Hill Garden Club with the cost of the library landscaping. We recently started an author series, and have resumed publication of an interesting and fact-filled newsletter.

We provide funding for the library that supplements the County’s budget. Throughout the years, we have purchased computers, chairs, and bookcases when necessary. We have placed “plates” on various items showing they were bought by the Aspen Hill Chapter of the Friends of the Library. You can see just where your money goes!

Our funds support the children’s Summer Reading Program, “Born to Read” and Homework Helps, Aspen Hill’s after-school program. We also help with the special summer programs for children. All these important programs are well-attended, and all this is possible because of member support. Using membership dues and donations, plus the semi-annual Book Sales, we make an investment in the future of our community and our readers of all ages.

We welcome new members. Please contact us at


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