Grandparents Day Activity- Decorating Coffee Mugs

 Join us at the library to celebrate Grandparents day. Grandparents or guardians are encouraged to come to this event to decorate a coffee mug with the help of their grandchildren or loved ones.

   Registration is required. Please sign up at the library! 

Saturday, September 9th from 2-4 PM.

NOTE: The library will provide mugs and decorative supplies for those who register. Please register by September 5th.

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Solar Eclipse- Glasses available at the library!

Solar Eclipse viewing glasses are now available at the Ashland Public Library for anyone with a library card!

Glasses can be picked up at the front desk starting on Thursday, August 3rd at 9 AM. Only one pair of glasses are available per person with a library card present.

Only while supplies last!

The library will be celebrating the solar eclipse with a Family Eclipse Viewing Activity on Monday, August 21st starting at 12:30 PM. 75 spots are available- no registration necessary. Viewing glasses will be available at the activity for anyone who attends (including those who do not have a library card).

 

 

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Don’t forget! : Carnival

This Saturday is the Summer Reading Carnival!

Please join us for face painting, photo booth, scavenger hunt, crafts, games, and fun! You may even have the chance to drench the library director and win prizes. All ages are welcome to join in on the fun!

Saturday, August 5th from 2:00-5:00 PM

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Activity


The eclipse is coming!

Ashland is located in an area with a view of 99% of the eclipse

To celebrate this rare event, we hope you can join us on Monday, August 21st at 12:30 pm at the library.  Prior to eclipse viewing, we will make some pinhole viewers, using paper towel and/or gift wrap tubes.  You are welcome to bring your own tubes, if you prefer. 

Then we will meet outside to view the eclipse, safely using glasses that will be provided.   This is a family event  –  all ages are welcome!

 

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Summer is Coming to an End

With only a few weeks of summer left, the library still has many activities to enjoy!

Summer Reading Program events will continue until the first day of school (August 16th). Starting on the 17th of August the library will carry on with programming that fits with the school schedule.

 

Monday:

4:00-5:00 Teen’s takeover the computer lab (6th-12th grade)

Tuesday:

3:30-4:30 Kid’s club (K-2nd grade)

Thursday:

3:30-4:30 3rd-5th grade activity

4:30-5:30 Teen Takeover Free Space

Check out our online calendar to view all of our events!

http://ashlandne.evanced.info/signup

*NOTE adult, senior, and Pre-K programming will stay the same during the school year

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Adult Game Day

Adult game time will take place Saturday, July 15th beginning at 2:30 PM. A variety of games will be available, including chess, checkers, backgammon, and cards. We will provide coffee, and you are welcome to bring snacks.

Enjoy an afternoon of fun with friends!

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Thursday: Raptor Recovery

Join us Thursday morning to welcome Raptor Recovery to the library. Raptor Recovery rescues and rehabilitate eagles, falcons, hawks, owls, and vultures. Come learn about these raptors and how they serve a vital role in building a better world for the ecosystem.

Thursday: July 13th @ 10:30 AM

 

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Summer Reading Carnival

 

The summer reading carnival will be returning again this year! Please join us for face painting, photo booth, scavenger hunt, crafts, games, and fun! You may even have the chance to drench the library director and win prizes. All ages are welcome to join in on the fun!

Saturday, August 5th from 2:00-5:00 PM

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Now Accepting Greeting Cards

The Library is now accepting new and used greeting cards for a future card making event. Please recycle cards at the front desk or drop them off in the any of the drop boxes. All cards accepted.

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Thursday Kids Activity: Mrs. Science

The library is excited to host Mrs. Science on Thursday, July 6th at 10:30 AM!

Come learn how to Build a Better World with Science!

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