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Back to school is coming soon! | Abington Community Library

Whether your child is getting ready for preschool, elementary school, or middle school, the Lackawanna County Library System has lots of books to help ease first day anxieties. Here are some great suggestions to get you started: First Grade Here I Come by Tony Johnston, The Night Before Preschool by Natasha Wing, I Am Too […]

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Tasting By The Book … Returns This Fall! | Abington Community Library

Tasting by the Book, now a signature event, arrived at the Abington Community Library in October 2015. Resoundingly successful, the event will make a return appearance again this October as Tasting By The Book III: All Around The Table on Saturday, October 21, 7 to 9 PM! Carol Rubel, Library Trustee and Co-Chair of our […]

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Solar Eclipse Day @ Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

Are you ready for the big solar eclipse? Make the Library part of your day and drop-in on Monday, August 21 between 1 and 5 PM to watch a livestream of the big event in our community room. Check out books on the sun, moon, and stars and find out the science behind the eclipse. […]

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Library Day with the Railriders | Abington Community Library

If your children registered for Summer Reading Club, they received a special “Reading Railroad” bookmark in their bag to read their way to a SWB Railriders game! Remember, they need to read 5 books from the library to check off the 5 squares on the coupon. Then, the bookmark can be redeemed at the PNC […]

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Goodbye Zinio, Hello RBdigital | Abington Community Library

Due to declining use and rising subscription costs, the library’s subscription to Zinio is no longer available as of July 31, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Now, check out RBdigital, formerly OneClick Digital. This growing collection of audiobooks and ebooks is available for checkout and download through the Lackawanna County Library System […]

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Paint Your Way Through Stress | Abington Community Library

We live a in fast paced world. We overschedule ourselves for events and activities and move through our tasks list at rocket speed, but is this the best way to live well? A recent study from Drexel University examined the effects of making art on stress-related hormones in your body. The study experts found that 45 […]

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Adult Summer Reading Program | Abington Community Library

Summer is heating up and there’s still plenty of time to be a part of the Adult Summer Reading Program. Grab a SUMMER PUNCH card at our library and complete 3 out of 5 items to enter for prizes from Everything Natural, Rosario’s Pizzeria and Restaurant or State Street Grill  or receive a free book […]

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Take A Look At My Bookshelf | Abington Community Library

When I look at my bookshelf at home, it’s like looking through a photo album. Each spine is a small snapshot of a time, a place, a person and sometimes, all three. Were you to stare at my bookcase with me, I would point to each book and tell you which were gifts or which […]

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Do Judge A Book By Its Cover | Abington Community Library

Full disclosure, I judged a book by its cover. Before I worked at Abington, I worked in a bookstore and I distinctly remember creating a display with Tom Perrotta’s The Leftovers and being struck by the haunting cover: a black and white image of a muscular man punching a concrete wall. He seemed all at […]

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Recent Memorials and Honorariums Recognized | Abington Community Library

Memorials and donations ‘in honor of’ have been established over recent months for individuals listed below. Donations go directly into our Endowment Fund, creating a legacy for the future of this Library. We thank those that have made contributions. If you wish to contribute in this fashion, forms are available at the circulation desk or […]

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