Attend a Concert, Support the Friends!

On Friday, May 11, singer/storyteller Minton Sparks will perform a concert at Chesapeake College, sponsored by the Queen Anne’s County Centre for the Arts (QACA). QACA has provided the Friends of the Library with a limited number of tickets to sell for this concert, with all proceeds made by the Friends from

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Friends’ 2017 Adult Spelling Bee is a S-U-C-C-E-S-S!

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library hosted its second Adult Spelling Bee on Thursday, October 19. Held at Wye River Upper School in Centreville, the event brought out more than 100 “Bee watchers” to cheer on the 9 teams that competed. After five official rounds of head-to-head-to-head competition, the

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Friends Purchases Digital Monitors for Library

It is good news when your community library is offering so many programs that it runs out of bulletin board space to advertise these opportunities! And it’s even better news that — thanks to the generosity of our members and supporters — the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library was

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Sponsor the Friends’ Spelling Bee!

Here’s your chance to be part of a great event for our favorite cause–the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library! The 2nd Annual (Adult) Spelling Bee will be held on Thursday, October 19, and is major community event and a fund raiser for the Friends. We’ll have teams representing organizations

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Spirit Day = A Sweet Success

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library were thrilled to welcome so many neighbors and community members to Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt on July 19 for a Friends Spirit Day.  Families beat the heat by filling up on Sweet Frog, while all kids were able to select a free book–donated

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Are you B-R-A-V-E? Form a Team for the 2nd Annual Friends of the Library Adult Spelling Bee

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library will be holding its 2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee on Thursday, October 19. Registration is now opened for teams that are ready to compete in this event for the title of best spellers in the county. Each team will have 3 spellers and

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Join the Fun at the Grand Re-Opening of Centreville Library

After months of hard work, the newly renovated Centreville Library is ready for its big reveal!  Join us on Saturday, June 24, between 1pm and 4pm for fun and treats. Come explore the re-designed children’s area, additional meeting spaces, and new furnishings throughout. You’ll love the new woodwork, new work spaces,

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County Students Selected as “Reading Pros”

Promoting literacy is a core goal of the Friends of the Queen Anne’s County Library. With that in mind, the Friends, working in collaboration with the Queen Anne’s County Public Schools established the Reading Pro award. This award acknowledged a 4th or 5th grade student at each of the six

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Seeking 2017 Book Sale Sponsors!

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library will hold its Annual Book Sale on Saturday, August 26, at both Kent Island and Centreville libraries. This year, the Friends are providing local businesses with the opportunity to sponsor one of the tables at the book sales. So, if you are a

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Come on out to Pet-a-Palooza!

Queen Anne’s County Library is holding its 5th Annual Pet-a-Palooza event on Sunday, May 21, at the Centreville Library.  All (including well-behaved, vaccinated dogs on a 6-foot leash) are welcomed to attend events throughout the day, including sessions with animal experts and merchandise from local vendors. A full schedule and list of

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