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Latest news from the Noyes Children's Library Foundation
AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2015
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Make. MORE. Noyes!

...community update

Noyes Owl

Vote for Your Favorite Owl Name

Noyes patrons had many wise and wonderful suggestions for a new name for the carved wooden owl above the library door. The top six names are now on a final ballot, and reflect the library's history and name, the wisdom and wonder we gain from books, and an owl's "hooty" nature. Thank you to everyone who submitted a name - we loved all of them!
We'll announce the owl's new name in our October/November newsletter. We hear that the owl has plans to celebrate, so look for news of a party.
MCM video

Noyes Featured in New Video

See why Montgomery Community Media says Noyes is a "treasured resource" in this new video.
Follow on Twitter

Follow Us on Twitter

We've been chirping about storytimes, the new librarian, summer reading, and all things Noyes on our new Twitter feed. Follow @MakeMoreNoyes to get all the latest news!
New Noyes Librarian

Meet New Noyes Librarian: Christine Felix

Five things to know about new Noyes librarian Christine Felix:
  1. She relocated to Maryland from Northern California in January and started at Noyes in June.
  2. Though she's been serving children, teens and adults as a public librarian for eight years, her heart is and always will be in children's services.
  3. As a child she loved books by Beverly Cleary, Judy Blume, and Louisa May Alcott.
  4. Her favorite picture book to read is Your Pal Mo Willems Presents Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems.
  5. She absolutely loves storytime and looks forward to providing storytimes for Noyes families.
Janet Stoeke

Spotlight: Janet Stoeke

Three books by Alexandria, Va., writer and illustrator Janet Stoeke, creator of the loveable hen Minerva Louise, are perfect for back-to-school. Find out what they are and read more about Stoeke, then pick up one of her books at Noyes soon. And keep an eye out for Stoeke's newest book Snowy Hens, the fourth in her Loopy Coop Hens series, due out in October 2016.

Volunteer With Us!

The Noyes Children's Library Foundation is an all-volunteer nonprofit that works to support Noyes, a little library with a big purpose. We're looking to expand our Board and our volunteer base. Now's the time to be part of the next chapter!
 
Kensington resident and Master Gardener Alison Oppenheim has worked tirelessly to keep the library grounds beautiful for the last four years. It's a family thing - as her husband John can attest - and also intergenerational, proudly illustrated by the neighbors of all ages who work with Alison. For more about the Montgomery County Master Gardener program, click here. To get involved with gardening or in so many other ways, contact us!
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The Noyes Children’s Library Foundation launched the Make MORE Noyes Campaign to fund a major renovation of the 121-year-old library, making it accessible to those with physical disabilities for the first time in history.

Click here to donate!
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