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New Year, New Books – What to Look for in 2019 |

What are you looking forward to in 2019? For us, it’s brand new books! Check out these titles below for some new reading for the year. Fiction: The Dreamers – Karen Thompson Walker On the Come Up – Angie Thomas Where Reasons End – Yiyun Li The White Book – Han Kang Gingerbread – Helen […]

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Abington Community Library Closing Early |

The Abington Community Library will be closing at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019, due to current weather conditions.

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Lexivore Podcast, Episode 7 – Black History Month |

In the 7th episode of Lexivore, the first episode of Season 2, Renee and Megha talk about Black History month, touching on some black authors to read and enjoy, and some of the history behind the civil rights movement, including both fiction and nonfiction. Books touched on include Bloodchild by Octavia Butler, Becoming by Michelle […]

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Season Two of Lexivore |

The Abington Community Library is happy to announce that season two of Lexivore will debut on Sunday, January 6th. This episode focuses on Black History Month and will suggest a few books (and other media!) for you to enjoy, just in time for February. To listen to Lexivore, search for it on iTunes or Google […]

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Great Reads of 2018 |

There were so many great books in 2018! Below are the books that stayed memorable to me throughout the year; these were the books I shoved into the hands of friends and gushed about across the circulation desk to patrons. As December melts into January, take some time and pick up one of these books. […]

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Winter storytimes beginning soon! |

Winter is here and even though the weather may be frightful, it’s a delightful time to visit the library and join our upcoming storytime programs! Our next five week session will begin for preschoolers on Tuesday January 15 for ages 3-5 at 10:30, 11:30, or 1:30; for toddlers on Wednesday January 16 at 10:30 or […]

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Season’s Greetings! |

            From our library family to yours, may your holidays be merry and bright!

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Analyze Your Body Composition @ the Library |

Register today for a new program at the Abington Community Library introducing InBody570: The Body Composition Analysis (fees apply, see below). Join us on Saturday, January 12th, between 11AM-2PM to learn all about your body: -Percent Body Fat (gauge your health!) -Segmental Lean Analysis (how much muscle do you have?) -Segmental Fat Analysis (how is […]

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Program Highlight: Read to Dogs |

Volunteers from Therapy Dogs, International gather each month at the Abington Community Library for an evening of reading and togetherness. Library patrons may do a double-take when dogs walk into the Library, but it’s a welcome sight. Easygoing dogs who love attention visit the Library on the second Wednesday of each month from 6-7PM. Children […]

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Collection for St. Joseph’s Center |

Throughout the month of December, donate gloves, mittens, scarves and hats to any library in Lackawanna County Library System. These will be given to the St. Joseph’s Center to help the kids stay warm and cozy this winter. Thank you!

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