No Book Donations Currently Being Accepted

As of March 12, 2020, and until further notice, donations of used materials cannot be accepted by the Friends of the Library at either branch of the Queen Anne’s County Library nor at any other location.  We hope to resume collection of used books at some point in the future

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Friends Cancel Centreville Book Sale Amid Virus Concerns

IN ACCORDANCE WITH EFFORTS TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS, THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY HAVE CANCELED THE MARCH 2020 BOOK SALE AT THE CENTREVILLE BRANCH. As of March 14, 2020, the Queen Anne’s County Library is working on a modified schedule. Please refer to the Library’s website for

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2019 Friends Annual Report Now Available

Here’s your chance to catch up with everything that the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library has been up to! The Friends Annual Report is now available and can be downloaded here: https://friendsofqaclibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2019-annual-report.pdf 2019 was a year of milestones for the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library: The organizations has

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Friends’ Support Helps Make 2019 Summer Reading Program a Success

Both the Kent Island and Centreville branches of the Queen Anne’s County Library were filled throughout the summer this year, with almost 2500 county residents participating in the Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program. The program’s theme—A Universe of Stories—celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and library

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

From Bay Times: 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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Founding Friends Board Member Lins Featured

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

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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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