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First Ladies Presentation | Abington Community Library

Join presidential expert Dr. Laurence L. Cook for an engaging presentation focusing on presidential first ladies on Monday, July 22 from 6:30-8:00 PM. You will be delighted and captivated at this presentation on first ladies which will include: Julia Grant, Caroline Harrison, Frances Cleveland, Edith Roosevelt, Florence Harding, Barbara Bush, Rosalynn Carter, and Martha Washington. […]

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A Universe of Stories | Abington Community Library

This summer, we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with SummerQuest: A Universe of Stories! We cannot wait to have astronomer Kevin Manning here at the Abington Community Library on the actual anniversary, July 20. From 7-9PM, enjoy a special after-hours event where we’ll learn about astronomy with a special presentation culminating […]

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Self Defense Program for Teens | Abington Community Library

Join Aaron Turner of Tiger Karate Academy for two weeks of self defense classes! He will teach you basic and fun self defense and karate moves, give you confidence building tools, and teach you how to break a board with your bare hands at the end of the session! This class runs for two weeks, […]

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Lexivore Podcast Episode 10 – Patron Roundup | Abington Community Library

In the 10th episode of Lexivore, Renee and Megha welcome a guest for this episode, Chris Fotta, and have some lovely conversation with him about libraries, books, and other interesting things. We also have some listener participation going on, like we did for last year’s mid-year-episode. In this episode, we went looking for patrons willing […]

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Gina Rice’s Artist Talk | Abington Community Library

In the sad event you missed Gina Rice’s Artist Talk for her exhibition at the Abington Community Library, “Whimsical to Wearable: Gina Rice”, you can read her transcript below.¬†Find her work on Instagram at: @vixenvice. Gina Rice Transcript  

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READ-A-THON: A New Fundraiser for the Whole Family | Abington Community Library

We’re hosting a Read-A-Thon! The Library will be open for a twenty-four hour period to allow for non-stop reading! Participants will pick up a registration form and ask friends, family, or neighbors for sponsorship. The sponsorship is a flat donation and doesn’t have to be per hour, book, or page. Participants can choose when during […]

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Focus Group Opportunity | Abington Community Library

We’re hosting a special focus group dedicated to library topics. We are always trying to better serve our community and your feedback is vital to us! If you have opinions on what we do well and areas for improvement, we’d love to know. Anyone who participates will receive a gift for their time and thoughts. […]

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Books for Memory Challenged Adults | Abington Community Library

There are an estimated 5.8 million adults in the United States who live with Alzheimer’s dementia. You may know that listening to and singing familiar music can engage Alzheimer and dementia patients. But research has also shown that books written for these adults provides a special way to interact with adults suffering from dementia. The […]

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Let’s Get Messy! | Abington Community Library

If you’re a teen who likes science AND likes to get messy, the Abington Community Library is the place for you! We’re having 4 Messy Science programs this summer for teens going into grades 5-12. These programs will have lots of hands-on experiments that will make you go “WOW”! Registration is going on now for […]

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Book Tasting | Abington Community Library

You’ll never know if you like something until you taste it! Stop in the Ryon Community Room on Monday June 17th from 1-6 PM to “sample” books from various genres. Find your new favorite book, maybe something unexpected! No registration required to “taste.” While you’re checking out the menu of books, don’t forget to register […]

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