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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New Books Given to Support Family Nurturing Program

This Fall, the Friends of the Library partnered with the county’s Department of Social Services to support the Family Nurturing Program. The Friends provided 25 new children’s books for distribution to the families participating in this program. As noted by Jone Taylor, program director, in noting the Friends’ contribution, The

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County Recognizes “Friends of Libraries Week”

In conjunction with National Friends of the Library Week, the County Commissioners of Queen Anne’s County proclaimed October 16-22, 2016, as Friends of Libraries Week in the County. In its Proclamation, the Commission recognized the vital role that the library plays in both the educational and social fabric of the

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Bay Times Reviews Friends’ Spelling Bee

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!

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Can you de-throne the 2016 Spelling Bee champions?

Shore Update’s Spelling-Bee Re-cap

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

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Can you de-throne the 2016 Spelling Bee champions?

Queen Anne County’s Gold-Medal Spellers!

Big thanks to all the spellers, volunteers, and bee watchers who made the Friends’ first ever Spelling Bee a huge success and so much fun. It was a closely contested battle at Wye River Upper School among so many great teams, but, in the end, the Wanna Bees (comprised of members of

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Meet the Spellers!

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library Spelling Bee is set for Thursday, October 20th, and teams are lining up to go after the title of top spellers in the county!! Among those that will participate in the contest are…. CentERville Town Clown-cil, sponsored by the Centreville Town Council Symphony Village

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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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Bay Times Reports on Friends’ Book Sale Success

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

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BOOK SALE!!! Saturday, August 27

Pick from hundreds of books, DVDs, and CDs, with tons of options at both the Kent Island and the Centreville libraries!. There’s something for everyone, and at great price!!! Full details here! 2016 book sale

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