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Go Green: Plastic Awareness for Families | Kids

What is the problem with plastic?  This is the question Sarah Corcoran, from the Sierra Club, and Fawn Contreras, from the Valley Community Library will be exploring with a 3 week online program. Children and families can join in for fun discussions, book readings, and activities focused on understanding and reducing our dependence on plastics. We will […]

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New, Unlimited, Simultaneous Use Ebooks & Audiobooks | Abington Community Library

New on OverDrive, check out the “Kids & Teens Bundle,” a collection of unlimited, simultaneous use ebooks and audiobooks added in response to the recent huge demand for virtual library materials. Unlike other ebooks/audiobooks, items from this collection may be simultaneously checked out. No holds required! See below for a complete list of these donated […]

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Libby App Accessibility | Abington Community Library

Libby is now more accessible than ever:  We’re delighted to announce that Libby is now available in the following languages:   •  Spanish •  Simplified Chinese • Traditional Chinese •  French •  German •  Russian •  Italian •  Japanese •  Swedish   Notes about additional languages:   If a user’s device is set to one of the languages above, Libby will automatically display in […]

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Virtual Summer Programming at the Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

We are thrilled to offer a wide range of virtual programming for all ages this summer! See each link below for a list of each month’s programs. More programs will continue to be added. See our calendar here on the website for a description of all programs. June 2020 July 2020 August 2020

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Preparing For A Safe Return | Abington Community Library

Earlier this week, staff were in the library preparing the building for when we re-open (date TBA)!  We have implemented some of the following measures for the safety of all: –requiring masks for patrons and staff –bisecting the lobby for ease of traffic flow  –marking the floors six feet apart for social distancing –plexi barriers […]

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June Virtual Programming | Abington Community Library

While we are closed due to the Pennsylvania Department of Education instruction, as part of the ongoing effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, we hope you will join us virtually for some of our services on Facebook Live. Daily, we’ll have a variety of programming on Facebook and […]

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Going Virtual with Summer Quest | Book Discussion

All of our programs at the Valley Community Library will be done virtually this summer. Have no fear, there is still plenty of fun to be had at the library, but now it can be done from the comfort of your home and all your friends and family are invited to join – no matter […]

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May Virtual Programming | Abington Community Library

While we are closed due to the Pennsylvania Department of Education instruction, as part of the ongoing effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, we hope you will join us virtually for some of our services on Facebook Live. Daily, we’ll have a variety of programming on Facebook and […]

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1000 Books before Kindergarten | Abington Community Library

One of the best ways to help your child get ready to learn in kindergarten is by reading to them. We are proud to be a part of 1000 Books before Kindergarten to promote early literacy skills. This program is for all children from birth until the child enters kindergarten. If you already registered for […]

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National Poetry Month: Staff Favorites | Abington Community Library

In honor of National Poetry Month, staff at the Abington Community Library shared their favorite poems! Evidence by Mary Oliver Where do I live? If I had no address, as many people do not, I could nevertheless say that I lived in the same town as the lilies of the field, and the still waters. […]

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