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, 2016. This year, sales will be held at both the Centreville and Kent Island libraries from 9:00am to 2:00pm.  The book sale is a great opportunity for

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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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Friends’ Porch Book Sale Raised Nearly $1,700 for Queen Anne’s County Library

Thank you readers, book lovers, and Library Friends! As a result of purchasing items, joining the Friends, or renewing Friends’ membership, the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library raised nearly $1,700 at the August 29, 2015 Porch Book Sale. The proceeds will be given to the library to help them

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SweetFrog Frozen Yogurt Supports the Friends

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library partnered with SweetFrog frozen yogurt shop in Chester MD this summer to encourage children’s literacy and to raise funds to support library programming. July 13th was designated by SweetFrog as a Spirit Day for the Friends of QAC Library. Members of the Friends

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Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library Hold Annual Meeting

The Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library held its second annual meeting on Monday, January 27, 2015. Carol Franks-Randall, Sue Haddox, and Kathie Smarick were elected as Board members. Officers elected include: President, Mary Jackson; Vice President, Chloe Norton; Secretary, Penny Lins; and Treasurer, Connie Zillig. David Clark, chef at

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