Friends to Raffle Hand-made Quilt

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library will be selling raffle tickets for the chance to win a beautiful hand-made quilt. Pieced and quilted by a local Queen Anne’s County quilt bee, the 57 inch x 66 inch quilt includes a mix of blue, green, and white fabrics in an

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County Leaders Set to Face Off in Friends of QAC Library Spelling Bee

The Friends of the Queen Anne’s County Adult Spelling Bee is set for Thursday, October 19, when 9 teams will go head-to-head in a battle to find the champion spellers of the county! Participating teams are representing: the Centreville Town Council, Matapeake Elementary School, Symphony Village outreach, Centreville Rotary, Gunston

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County Provides Funding to Launch KI Library Expansion

The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners voted to include $325,000 in its FY2018 budget for the planning and design of an expansion of the county’s Kent Island library, matching a grant from the State of Maryland to support this project, which will now launch in late 2017. As noted by the Bay Times,

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Bay Times Reports on New Appointments to the Friends Board of Directors

The Kent Island Bay Times reported on March 15, 2017, about changes to the composition of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Queen Anne’s County which voted on at the 2017 Friends Annual Meeting. After serving as the president for more than 3 years–since the launch of the county’s Friends

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Thank You, Outreach of Symphony Village!

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library recently received a generous donation of $2,700 from Outreach of Symphony Village. These funds were raised during the 8th Annual Card and Game Party held by Outreach of Symphony Village. More than 100 people attended the event at the Symphony Village clubhouse in

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Friends’ Work Recognized in Bay Times and Record-Observer

Eastern Shore newspapers recognized the Friends’ recent contribution of new furniture to the Kent Island library, noting that the library director welcomed this addition to the busy branch. The article also provides details on the Friends’ Annual Meeting and invites interested community members to become a Friend! See “Friends Provide

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Support the Friends Using AmazonSmile

Whether you’re doing your holiday shopping or stocking up on household supplies, you can now directly support the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library when you shop online! Through its Amazon Smile program, Amazon will donate 0.5%  of the price of any purchase to a charitable organization selected by a

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Spelling Bee Study Guide now available!

Have you already registered as part of a 3-person team for the October 20th Friends of the Library Spelling Bee? Or, are you contemplating pulling together a team to compete? Then, this is essential news for you: The official Friends of the Library Spelling Bee Study Guide is now available

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Spelling Bee Teams Forming Now!

Are you a really good speller, a stickler for proper spelling, or simply an alphabet enthusiast? Be a honey and help the Friends raise funds for the Library at the inaugural Friends of the Library Adult Spelling Be. The Bee will be held on October 20th at 7pm at Wye

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Friends of Libraries Week in Queen Anne’s County: October 18 – 24, 2015

October 18-24, 2015 is a national week of celebration for Friends of Libraries organizations, and the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library is proud to have the County Commissioners of Queen Anne’s County officially issue a proclamation formalizing this recognition. The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library were established in

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