Aspen Hill Chapter

AspenHill

4407 Aspen Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20853
Chapter President: Chris Swan
Contact: aspenhill@folmc.org

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Saturday, September 21, 2019
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Community Festival
Aspen Hill Library

Entertainment for All Ages

Face Painting + Balloon Twisters
Puppet Performances + Magician
Oh, Suzanna + 4H Crafts for Kids

AND FREE BOOKS
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FALL USED BOOK SALE
October 26, 2019 10AM TO 4PM
Amazing incredible bargains!!
We have over 8,000 books, CDs, and DVDs for your shopping pleasure! Organized into over 35 subjects, ranging from Science Fiction to Theater to History & Politics, and everything in between. Lots of kids books too.Come and select high-quality used books at bargain prices, usually $1 for hardbacks and 50 cents for paperbacks. Kids books are half price of adult books — or less!
Proceeds from the book sales are used to purchase books, programming, supplies, and equipment for the Aspen Hill Library.
SAVE THE DATE
Aspen Hill Library Day.
June 1, 2019
Dan Keating, award winning Washington Post reporter, spoke on what it’s like to be a Post writer, at Friends of the Library Annual Library Meeting Day on Saturday June 1. The public was invited and admission was free!
Aspen Hill’s Library Meeting Day started at 10:00 with a public meeting of the Aspen Hill Library Advisory Committee. At 11:00, the Friends of the Aspen Hill Library held its annual general membership meeting. Lunch was at noon
Aspen Hill Public Affairs Forum — featured Aspen Hill’s newly elected members of the State Legislature (Sen. Ben Kramer and Dels. Charlotte Crutchfield, Bonnie Cullison, and Vaughn Stewart) — washeld on Thursday, January 3, at 7:30 pm, at the Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. The legislators talked about their vision for the upcoming session of the legislature and then took questions from the audience. The forum was 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.

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.

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. 

 

 

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 aspenhill@folmc.org.

 

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