• 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 ext. 13

Museum member cards are available for checkout from March 14, 2014 on at Abington Township Public Library! Member cards may be borrowed for three days. Museums include: Academy of Natural Sciences Elmwood Park Zoo Glencairn Museum Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (limited supply) Morris Arboretum Penn Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology Woodmere Art Museum (limited…

Available to those visiting Abington Library and remotely to Abington Township residents Library card required to log in Access and register for free, online, continuing education courses Available thorough Abington Library’s website  More than 500 courses available All designed and led by professional instructors to build a deeper understanding and mastery of the subject matter….

  • Abington Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington; Roslyn Branch 2412 Avondale Ave, Roslyn
  • Abington @ 215.885.5180 or Roslyn @ 215.886.9818

Schedule a one-on-one one-hour class Held at Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington Or Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn Computer docents offer basic skills  to anyone needing to learn Word, Excel, email and other basic computer skills. Cost: Free Registration & Information: Abington:  visit the Information Desk, call 215.885.5180 ext 13,…

  • 11:00 AM
  • Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn
  • 215-886-9818

Computer docents available to help you. Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Held at Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn Each docent will help up to two patrons at a time. The sessions will cover: basic computer skills. the Internet. email. Microsoft Word You will be matched with an available computer docent. Cost: Free Information: 215-886-9818, cfrankford@mclinc.org, or www.abingtonfreelibrary.org

  • 11:00 AM
  • 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn
  • 215.886.9818

For children ages 5 and up Come during the time listed Every Saturday, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Held at Roslyn Branch Library Build forts, cities, space stations, or whatever you can dream up in your imagination! Those under age 9 may not take home legos. Cost:  Free No pre-registration required Information:  215.886.9818

  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 ext 13

Abington Library’s Teen Advisory Board More dates to follow; 6:30-7:30 PM Held at Abington Library Help plan teen programs, vote on new  books, coordinate fund-raisers–all while earning community service hours. Information: download application here, email lcummings@mclinc.org, or call 215-885-5180, ext. 13.

  • 11:00 AM
  • 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn, PA
  • 215.886.9818

For boys and girls ages 5 months to 2 years old Tuesdays, 11:00-11:30 AM:  September 12-November 28 Held at Roslyn Branch library Babies and caregivers sing songs, read stories, and do fingerplays. Cost:  Free Registration begins August 28 Information: 215.886.9818 or mmitchell@mclinc.org   0

  • 11:00 AM
  • Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn
  • 215.886.9818

For ages 2-5 and their caregiver Thursdays, September 14-November 30, 11:00-11:30 AM Held at Roslyn Branch Library Cost:  Free Registration in progress  Information: 215.886.9818 or email  mmitchell@mclinc.org

  • Abington: 1030 Old York Road or Roslyn: 2412 Avondale Avenue
  • 215.886.9818

For families with children from newborn to pre-kindergarten Pick up a reading log at the Abington Fee Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, or the Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn Record the books you have read to your child. When you finish 100 books, come to the Roslyn Branch and receive a small…

  • 10:30 AM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 ext. 28

Story times for children ages 8-23 months with parents/caregiver Wednesdays: November , 29, Dec. Dec 6; 10:30-11:00 AM Features simple stories, songs, and action rhymes suitable for babies and toddlers Registration begins  October 10 Information & Registration 215.885.5180 x.28 or in person @ Children’s Department

  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.13

Abington Free Library is loaning T-Mobile HotSpots! HotSpots available to borrow for seven days; Allow access to unlimited high-speed Internet anywhere a T-Mobile signal can be received Can connect up to four devices at one time for optimal use of Internet service. Service coverage can be verified by reviewing T-Mobile’s coverage map: http://www.t-mobile.com/coverage-map.html Cost:  Free…

  • 06:00 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.28

All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver Thursdays, December  7, January 4, February 1, March 1, April 5; 6:00-7:30 PM Abington Free Library Community Room Families come build like crazy with LEGOS Magna-Tiles, K-Nex, and colorful Lakeshore Learning kits Cost:  Free No advance registration necessary Information:  215.885.5180 x.28

  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.28

For boys and girls in 1st through 5th grade who can read independently Saturday,  January 6, 10:15-10:45 AM Held at Abington Library Community Room Read to the world’s best listener–A Dog! • Get to know lots of friendly dogs! • Meet other kids who love dogs & books • Practice reading in an exciting new way…

  • 06:30 PM
  • 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn
  • 215.886.9818

For ages 6 and up Monday January 8, 6:30 PM Held at Roslyn Branch Library Cost:  Free Registration begins Dec. 18 Information & Registration:  215 886-9818 or here

  • 10:00 AM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.13

With The Princeton Review January 13, 10:00AM-2:00 PM Abington Free Library Strategy sessions are packed with need-to-know information about the  ACT exam and the role its plays in college admissions. We’ll go over the content of the exam, walk through some sample questions, and show you score-raising strategies to use on Test Day. Presented by…

  • 10:00 AM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.13

With The Princeton Review February 10, 10:00AM-2:00 PM Abington Free Library Strategy sessions are packed with need-to-know information about the  ACT exam and the role its plays in college admissions. We’ll go over the content of the exam, walk through some sample questions, and show you score-raising strategies to use on Test Day. Presented by…

  • 06:30 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.28

Ages 5 and up with parents/caregivers Thursday, December 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Held at Abington Library Join us for an evening of intergalactic fun. Dress as your favorite character. Cost:  Free Registration & Information: here

  • 11:00 AM
  • 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn
  • 215.886.9818

For ages 12 and up December 16, 11:00 AM Held at Roslyn Branch Librar Use traditional materials to make a star to take home. Cost:  Free Registration & Information:  215 886-9818 or here

  • 01:00 PM
  • 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn
  • 215.886.9818

Drop-in for puzzles, board games, & crafts Thursday, December 28 & Friday December 29, 1:00–3:00 PM Roslyn Branch Library Cost: Free Information:  215.886.9818

  • 06:30 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.28

Thursday, Dec. 28, 1:30 p.m. “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie” (PG) Held at Abington Free Library Community Room Cost:  Free Each guest may bring a packaged snack (no peanuts or peanut butter) Bottled water & juice boxes provided No registration required Information:  215.885.5180