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The Latest news from the Noyes Children's Library Foundation | April / May 2016

Join Us for Magical Family Fun

Sunday, April 17, 2016  |  3-5 p.m.  |  Kensington Town Hall

Prepare to be amazed! Prepare to be delighted! Be part of a magical afternoon that includes a performance by Joe Romano, one of the premier school performers in the country. He has appeared at the White House and at a Read Across America celebration with Michelle Obama. Children will also enjoy other “magical” crafts and activities. The event will raise funds for the foundation's Make MORE Noyes campaign to make the library universally accessible and expand its early literacy outreach.

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New Ramp Opens Doors to Noyes

Come to Noyes and check out the new exterior ramp, the first step of the Make MORE Noyes campaign to renovate the library, including making it a model of universal access. Read Bethesda's Beat's story on the new ramp.

Noyes Foundation Co-President Wins Prestigious Award

Jan Jablonski, co-president of the Noyes Foundation, was recently named a "Montgomery Serves" award winner for her inspiring dedication to Noyes Library and its early literacy mission.  Read More About the Awards.

Look for Us at Local Book Festival

The Noyes Foundation will have a booth at the Kensington Day of the Book Festival on April 24. Come to the family-friendly fest and visit us!

Noyes Night Out Events Launched

The Noyes Foundation launched the Noyes Night Out series of events to create fun opportunities for adults to mix and mingle while learning more about Noyes, the Make MORE Noyes campaign, and current happenings in children's literature and literacy. Upcoming events will include Noyes Night Out: Come "Wine" at Java Nation, and Noyes Night Out: Cocktails and Canvases, as part of local artist Angie Kilcullen's evening classes.

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Website Recognizes Noyes' Special Role for Kids

The website "Mommy Nearest" recently declared Noyes Library the "Best Place to Snuggle Up With a Book" in its Kensington Guide. The site also included Noyes on its list of 7 D.C. Libraries for Book-Loving Families.

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Author Spotlight: Laura Gehl

Chevy Chase author Laura Gehl recently debuted her fourth book, Peep and Egg: I’m Not Hatching, about an older sister who cannot wait for her sibling to hatch.

Read more about Gehl and find her books at Noyes and other libraries.

The Noyes Children’s Library Foundation launched the Make MORE Noyes Campaign to fund a major renovation of the 123-year-old library, making it accessible to those with physical disabilities for the first time in history.
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The foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit that works to support Noyes, is always appreciative of our volunteers' many contributions. Contact us to see how you can get involved!

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