Welcome to the Asphodel-Norwood Public Library

 
Welcome to the Asphodel-Norwood Public Library. There are always events going on at both branches. Below you will find the latest happenings plus books, videos and community events we would like to share with you. Notice that each post on this page has one or more categories associated with it. Click on these category links to see similar items. Don’t forget to use the menu across the top of this page to see specific information about your library. Have fun and contact us if you have any questions. We are here to help you.

Our Mission Statement: The Asphodel-Norwood Public Library supports and enriches the community by providing access to resources, programming, and opportunities for interactive lifelong learning and leisure.

 
 

Above: Photos of activities in and around the Asphodel-Norwood Public Library over the past year.

September News

Get ready for September!!

This month’s theme is Wild!

Our Summer Reading Program was a great success once again!! Thank you to everyone who participated!

Drop by either branch of the library this month for a variety of crafts and activities.

While you’re visiting, enjoy a nice hot cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate from our Keurig machines for just $1.50.

Come in to the Norwood Branch for Preschool Storytime on Friday mornings and activities on Tuesday nights.

Drop in to the Westwood Branch for crafts on Mondays and Wednesdays, Moms & Tots drop-in on Thursdays and Saturday morning crafts.

Asphodel-Norwood Public Library always has great new books to books to check out – if we don’t have it, you can ask for it to be added to our suggestion list, or if it’s an older title, we may be able to borrow it from another library. Check out our Online Catalogue to search for books or check your account.

Check the Township website and calendar for local news and events and view our activity schedule by clicking the link below.  

 

 

Book Club Books

Asphodel-Norwood Public Library now has a new pool of books – The Book Club Pool Collection is a set of ten books of one title, designed for book clubs but available to everyone.

There are two sets available. We keep one set at the Norwood Branch and one at the Westwood Branch.

If you have, or would like to start, a book club then contact the library to see about borrowing multiple copies.

The Norwood book in our Book Club Collection is Bringing up bebe by Jodi Pamela Druckerman. It will be available for borrowing until September 30, 2016.

The Westwood book in our Book Club Collection is The Bear by Claire Cameron. It will be available for borrowing until August 30, 2016.

Visit Bringing up bebe  for some discussion questions for your book club.

Check out The Bear for information and some discussion questions.

KidStuff at ANPL

Try out the new Kid’s Version on the ANPL Catalogue. There are themes to customize your look, big green buttons to let you know the item is in the library, and a bookbag to keep track of the books you want to read.

All the same information as the regular catalogue, but a lot more fun to use!

Try out the Kid’s  Catalogue today and let us know what you think.

There is a special reading room at OverDrive made especially for children and youth.

Try out the Kid’s Reading Room today.

And don’t forget to visit the library branches for games, crafts and story times.

Our Norwood Branch has Pre-school Story Time every Friday morning at 10am.

Check out the Moms & Tots drop-in program at our Westwood Branch on Thursday mornings.