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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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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Help Wanted!

Volunteers Needed for Friends Annual Book Sale The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library will hold our Annual Book Sale on Saturday, August 27. Sales will be held at both the Kent Island and Centreville libraries this year. In addition to being a major fund-raising event, the Annual Book Sale

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Friends Award “Reading Pros” at County Elementary Schools

One of the initiatives of the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library is to promote literacy. 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 in each of the

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Book Swaps at local Senior Citizens’ Centers

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library are sponsoring Book Swaps at the Sudlersville, Grasonville, and Kent Island senior citizen facilities. The Friends of the Library want to reach out to all of its citizens, particularly those who make not be able to travel to our library buildings located in

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Scouts Collect and Donate Used Books to Friends

On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, six members of Girl Scout Troop #446 donated a van full of books in very good to excellent condition to the Friends of Library after running book collections and book drives for a month. Savannah Landon, a member of the troop, will be competing in

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Friends Helps Grow Library at New McArdle Center

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library recently donated more than 150 used children’s books to help establish a new library at the McArdle Center for Early Autism Intervention in Stevensville. The McArdle Center has developed programming to work with children even before they become diagnosed on the autism spectrum,

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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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The Friends Celebrate Completion of Reading Club with The ArcCCR

On Friday, October 9, 2015 the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library hosted a luncheon at the Commerce Street Creamery in Centreville to celebrate the completion of the first Reading Club with The ArcCCR, an organization that works to create a path of opportunity for children and adults with intellectual

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