What’s Up? Media selected Friends Board of Directors member Penny Lins for its January 2019 “Towne Salute.” As noted in the feature, Penny has been a devoted advocate for the Library, consistent with her love of books and belief the libraries are essential to any community. The Friends are certainly
As of September, here’s what the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library have funded already in 2018: 118 Library-based programs and events in June, July, and August for almost 1600 county children (aged 0 to 18 years) through the “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program a Home Video/VHS Conversion Center at which
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
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
The Bay Times/Record Observer featured an overview of the Friends’ successful first-ever Adult Spelling Bee, held on October 20, 2016. (A subscription is required to read the full article.) The Friends appreciate support for this event from throughout the community!
Thanks to Shore Update for providing a detailed summary of the Friend’s Adult Spelling Bee, held on October 20 at Wye River Upper School. As noted in the article, the teams dazzled the “bee-watcher” audience with their spelling knowledge and with their good-natured competitive drive! And the event raised more
The Bay Times reported on the 2016 Friends of Queen Anne’s County Book Sale–the most successful sale by the Friends to date. The Friends are appreciative of the support from the hundreds of community members who came to the sale to restock their home libraries. The Friends were delighted to welcome new