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.

July News

It’s July!!

The first full month of summer holidays means July! It also means the start of our Summer Reading Program. Drop by either branch during open hours and register for summer fun and activities!

Drop by either branch of the library this month for Sports 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. Get some help from one of our staff on how to use your e-reader to download books from OverDrive.

Check the Township website and calendar for local news and events.

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. Check the events calendar for details.

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 out our activity schedule, newsletter or computer tutorials by clicking any of the links below:

July 2015 Events Calendar

July 2015 Newsletter

 

Summer Reading Program 2015

The TD Summer Reading Program is ready to start again!!

The  2015 TD Summer Reading Program will be held in Westwood on Mondays at 4pm starting July 6th

and in Norwood on Wednesdays at 10am.

Check out TD Summer Reading Program 2015 for more information.

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.

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

The next book in our Book Club Collection is A house in the sky by Amanda Lindhout.

A House in the Sky is a 2013 memoir by Amanda Lindhout, co-written with journalist Sara Corbett. It recounts Lindhout’s experience in southern Somalia as a hostage of teenage militants from the Hizbul Islam fundamentalist group

Visit LitLovers for a summary and discussion questions for your book club.

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 –

Storytime Brochure July 2015

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

Moms & Tots Brochure July 2015