Bigger-Than-Ever Friends of the Library book sale to be held Aug. 23-24

From Bay Weekly: https://www.myeasternshoremd.com/qa/community/news/bigger-than-ever-friends-of-the-library-book-sale-to/article_e72974b5-db63-58ae-89ae-a9fbec0ad1a9.html The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library will have thousands of books, DVDs, and CDs for sale at hard-to-beat prices at its sixth snnual Used Book Sale. The event has grown each year and, for the first time ever this year, the Book Sale will be a

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Friends of the Library Honor “Reading Pros” Moving on to Middle School

During awards programs and promotion ceremonies at each QACPS elementary school in June 2019, the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library were delighted to be able to honor one student at each school as a “Reading Pro.” This award acknowledges one 4th or 5th grade student at each of the

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“A Universe of Stories” to Make for a Great Summer 2019

While schools are finishing up and thoughts are turning to beaches, boats, pools, and vacations, Queen Anne’s County Library is getting ready for its busiest time of the year at–the Summer Reading Program!! Sign ups start on Monday, June 3rd at KI and Centreville Libraries and will continue throughout the

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Help Needed! Let the County Commissioners Know that You Value an Expanded KI Library!

As Queen Anne’s County commissioners make final decisions on the budget for the coming year, let them know that you continue to support the needed expansion of Kent Island Library, and encourage them to take action now to secure a $1 million grant from the State to help fund this

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Wanted! Nominees for the 2019 FOL Board of Directors!

Looking ahead to 2019, the Friends of the Library will have openings on its Board of Directors, and is currently accepting applications from potential Board members. The Friends of the Library is committed to ensuring that the Libraries in our county remain first-rate institutions and to enabling the Libraries to

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Friends of the Library Announces Quilt Raffle Winner

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library is happy to announce that Linda Agne of Stevensville is the winner of a hand-crafted quilt raffled off by the Friends. Pieced and quilted by a local Queen Anne’s County quilt group, the 57 inch x 66 inch quilt includes a blend of

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PRS Guitars founder and Managing General Partner Paul Reed Smith (left) presents a new PRS guitar to lucky Summer Reading Program winner Zander Smith (10) of Stevensville, accompanied by (left to right) Queen Anne’s County Library youth service coordinator Julie Ranelli, Kent Island Youth Services Librarian Elaine Conway, and president of the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library Kathie Smarick

Friends Help “Libraries Rock” This Summer

Summer in Queen Anne’s County is full of lots of wonderful traditions—crabs, beaches, boats… and the Library’s Summer Reading Program! This year, nearly 2000 children participated in this program at both Kent Island and Centreville Libraries, with an additional almost 800 adults joining in. The Friends of Queen Anne’s County

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Kennard Elementary School Reading Pro recipient Kaisa Hickson, Kennard reading specialist Robin Blummer, and Friends of the Library Board of Directors member Beth Maier

Hard Work and Commitment Lead to Recognition of Students as “Reading Pros”

The Friends of the Library are committed to promoting literacy throughout our community. To support that principle, the Friends, working in collaboration with the Queen Anne’s County Public Schools established the Reading Pro award. This award acknowledges one 4th or 5th grade student at each of the six county elementary

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Be a Sponsor of the 5th Annual Friends Book Sale!

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library will hold its Annual Book Sale on Saturday, August 25, at both Kent Island and Centreville libraries. The sale attracts hundreds of book lovers and savvy shoppers to each library every year. This year, the Friends are providing local businesses with the opportunity

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Friends of the Library Support “Guys Read” Program in County Schools

If you stopped by any elementary school in Queen Anne’s County this spring during lunchtime, you might have wondered what was going on — amidst the controlled chaos of lunchtime, why did that group of 4th- and 5th-grade boys each have a book with them, and who was that grownup

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