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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Volunteer Opportunities for Members of Friends of the Library

One of the benefits of membership in the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library is the opportunity to volunteer at events organized and/or supported by the Friends. Upcoming volunteer opportunities include helping at: Book Donation Days: Saturday, July 15, or Saturday, August 12 Annual Book Sale: Thursday, August 24 (set

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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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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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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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Voice Your Support for an Expanded KI Library!

Our county has a great opportunity to make our library system even stronger than it is: The State of Maryland has provided a grant to the county to support the first phase of an expansion of the Kent Island library–an expansion that would provide additional meeting rooms, expand the children’s

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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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