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Spend Your Fall With Us! | Abington Community Library

Happy Labor Day. It’s hard to believe its September! This year has been flying by but we hope you’ve been able to enjoy every moment of fun more than the next and that you’ve had some great experiences at our library this summer. Aside from our core programming, we have a full lineup of special […]

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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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RBdigital: A True Listening Delight | Abington Community Library

Attention library users: there are now even more audiobooks at your disposal. If you’re like me and find yourself constantly driving somewhere, RBdigital (formerly OneClickDigital) is welcome news. Recently, the district was able to purchase a larger subscription which now opens up a whole new slew of bestsellers, classics, and even books for children and […]

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Word of the Week Challenge | Abington Community Library

Starting in September, check out the bulletin board in our Children’s Area for new fun word challenges. Can you use the word of the week in a sentence? Do you know the difference between “to”,  “too”, and “two”? Learn some new words and have fun at the same time! A different challenge each week.

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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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