There is an ongoing book sale upstairs in our library. All books are half price. Hardcovers are .50 cents and paperbacks are .25 cents or 5/$1.00. Come see the new additions to the sale! We have added VHS movies to the sale!
Our knitting and crocheting club meets every Tuesday from 1:00 to 3:00 at the library.Come join the fun on a Tuesday afternoon!
Also,the Bridge Class will continue for the spring and summer months. They meet on Mondays at 11:30 PM.
Our next Library Board meeting is November 10th at 7:00 at the library. The public is welcomed to attend!
Look for the Ashland Public Library on Facebook! We're now on with the latest library news!
Our library is still selling "That's My Pan" for the holidays. Orders are taken at the library. Come see the variety of products are available! They make great gifts!
Stop by the library to purchase one of our "Jackpot" candy bars for .75 cents each or a "Club Sandwich" for $1.00 each. All proceeds go to the Ashland Public Library's fundraising fund!
Our annual mum sale is now in full swing! Pickup is on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Mums are 2/$16 for the 9" pots, $10.00 for the hanging basket and they are limited in quantity, and $20.00 for the large tri-colored pot. Just stop in at the library to buy tickets and pick-up is at Lynch's Landscaping on the Gordon road.
The Summer Reading Program for 2014 was a huge success! We had Porcupine Pat entertain the children in the last week of our program and they really enjoyed it! We will have our Fall Summer Reading program on October 24th and 31st. Time will be 10:00 to 11:00. The second week the children will come in their Halloween costumes. To register, call the library at 570-875-3175.
LIBRARY FUNDING UPDATE
In Govenor Tom Corbett's state budget, libraries in Pennsylvania will see another decrease in funding for the 2014-2015 budget year. Gov. Corbett wants to reduce the 4 billion dollar deficit by cutting funding for education. This will include schools, universities, and libraries. If you would like to voice your opinion to Govenor Corbett or any of your representatives contact them at the address below:
The Honorable Tom Corbett Governor of Pennsylvania
200 North Third Street Harrisburg, PA 17101
P.O. Box 1145
Harrisburg, Pa 17108