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Social Justice Book Club | Abington Community Library

The Abington Community Library is hosting a Social Justice Book Club throughout 2018. There will be four sessions, each focusing on a different, relevant social justice topic. Copies of the books may be picked-up at the Library once you are registered. Attendance is not required at all four sessions. These discussions are open to teens, […]

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“Open the Dialogue” : A Series Concerning Substance Abuse Awareness | Abington Community Library

The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit will host a four part series entitled “Open the Dialogue: A Substance Abuse Awareness Series for Caretakers of Children Grades 5-12 and Beyond”. The current opiate crisis prompted this series and with Pennsylvania holding the fourth highest rate of death in the country due to overdose (according to the […]

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Thank you for being a Friend! | Abington Community Library

The Friends of the Abington Community Library are pleased to host their annual Chips, Dips, ‘n Sips “thank you” event for their members. Join the Friends for an evening of wine tasting, delectable chips and dips, and live music on Saturday February 24, from 6-9 pm at the library. A current or renewing individual membership […]

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A Perfect Pairing! | Abington Community Library

The Clarks Summit Festival of Ice and the Abington Community Library are THE places to be for the Wizarding World of Ice! Enjoy the ice sculptures in town and be sure to stop by the library for great programs that include: International Book Club, Half-Blood Prince Blood Drive; Care of Magical Creatures; Hogwarts 101; and […]

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Winterfest at Lackawanna State Park | Abington Community Library

It’s a good time of year to enjoy Winterfest at Lackawanna State Park on Saturday, February 10, 11 AM to 3 PM. From Winter Bird Walk and Ice Safety and Rescue Demo to Winter Survival Skills and Howlin’ Huskies Sled Dog Demo, there’s something for everyone. Special winter kids crafts and activities too. Click here for […]

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International Melting Pot | Abington Community Library

All are invited to join this multi-language conversation group. Practice speaking, listening, sharing history and cultures. All are welcome! Second Thursdays, 7 PM to 8:30 PM at Abington Community Library.

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Festival of Ice Festivities @ Your Library | Abington Community Library

Celebrate the Wizarding World of Ice in this year’s Clarks Summit Festival of Ice over Presidents’ Day weekend, February 16-19. Come and see the Abington Community Library’s ice sculpture…one of the most beloved characters from the Harry Potter books! Here are a few of the Library’s Potter-themed events surrounding the Festival. Registration is required for […]

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Raise Your Wand & Roll Up Your Sleeve! | Abington Community Library

Did you know that, in part due to bad winter weather and a severe flu season, we are in a nationwide blood shortage? Did you know that one donation of blood saves three lives? During the Clarks Summit Festival of Ice, raise your wand and roll up your sleeve to become a blood donor. Schedule […]

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Lexivore, the Podcast from the Abington Community Library – Episode 1 | Abington Community Library

Lexivore is a podcast produced by the Abington Community Library, with library staff Renee Roberts and Megha Baikadi hosting it.  We will be talking about library programs, book recommendations and explorations, and fun facts.  This first episode, we speak a bit about who we are and what we hope the podcast can be, then start […]

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Give the Wonderful Gift of Life | Abington Community Library

Mark your calendar for the upcoming “Wizarding World of Ice” Blood Drive sponsored by the Abington Business and Professional Association on Friday February 16th from 3:00PM to 7:00PM at the Abington Community Library. You can schedule an appointment online at lifesourcepa.org, which is recommended but walk-ins will be welcomed. Make a  magical donation and then […]

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