• 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…

  • 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:  April  11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23 Held at Roslyn Branch library Babies and caregivers sing songs, read stories, and do fingerplays. Cost:  Free Registration in progress Information: 215.886.9818 or cfrankford@mclinc.org   0

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,…

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

For boys & girls entering kindergarten or grades 1 and 2 June 26-August 1 One hour Sessions: Mondays and Tuesdays, 6:00 PM or 7:00 PM Held at Abington Public Library Help children combat “summer slide” losing skills over the summer Children read with teen buddy volunteer from grades 7-12 Also have stories read to them…

  • 07:00 PM
  • Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 ext. 28

For ages 6-10 Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Abington Free Library Creative, hands-on workshops blending art, stories & fun! Dates, Themes, Registration July 6   Fabulous Folds  Registration begins June 27 July 20 Awesome Origami Registration begins July 11 For ages 8 and up July 27  Greek Vases Then and Now 6:30-8:00 PM Registration begins July 18 Art workshop led…

  • 07:00 PM
  • Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 ext. 28

Open to all–ages 3 and up Four Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. Shows run 45 minutes-1 hour Held at Abington Free Library Dates, Shows & Registration July 5  Build A Better World with Music  No registration begins June 27 Featuring interactive family concert with due Two of a Kind July 12  Spin, Pop, Boom!  Registration begins July 6 Explore…

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

For boys and girls entering 2nd & 3rd grades Featuring book discussion and crafts Thursdays, 12:15-1:00 PM Dates, Themes, & Registration July 6    Andy Shane and the Very bossy Dolores Starbuckle Regisration & Book pickup June 22 July 13  Horrible Harry and the Dragon War   Registration & Book Pickup June 29 July 20  Cam Jansen and the…

  • 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: July 12, 19, 26; August 2; 10:30-11:00 AM Features simple stories, songs, and action rhymes suitable for babies and toddlers Registration begins  June 27 Information & Registration 215.885.5180 x.28 or in person @ Children’s Department

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

For all ages children must have parent or caregiver with them Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25; August 1; 10:30-11:15 AM Thursdays, July 13, 20, 27; August 3; 10:30-11:15 AM held at Abington Library Enjoy stories, songs, & crafts Cost:  Free No registration required Information:  215.885.5180 x.28

  • 03:30 PM
  • 315 York Road, Willow Grove
  • 215.885.5180 ext. 28

Reading adventure with dogs for children who have finished grades 1-5 Wednesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26: 3:30-4:00 p.m. Held at Giant Food Store Community Room, 315 York Road, Willow Grove Cost: Free Sponsored by the Abington Free Library Registration: Space limited so register immediately Information: In person Abington Library Children’s Department or 215.885.5180 x.28

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

For those entering grades 7-12 Runs June 26-August 20  Party on August 30 with drawing for grand prize Read books to win cool prizes Log your summer reading online to enter prize raffles. LOG YOUR READING ONLINE OR AT THE LIBRARY Then Be Entered in Weekly Raffle Drawing Every 60 minutes of reading earns one…

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

Address food insecurity in our community; Hunger is a problem we can solve! June 26-July 5 Abington & Roslyn Branch Libraries For each donated food item (acceptable items here) library waives fine on one overdue item, up to $10 Donated items go to independently-run Inter-Faith Food Cupboard, Abington Information:  Nancy Marshall at 215-885-5180, ext. 14, nhammekemarshall@mclinc.org,

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 ext 13

Abington Free Library’s Teen Advisory Board Help plan teen programs, make teen book selections, plan programs, coordinate fund-raisers–all while earning community service hours. Applications at Information Desk Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington Information: download application at www.abingtonfreelibrary.org, email lcummings@mclinc.org, or call 215-885-5180, ext. 13.

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

For boys and girls in 1st through 5th grade who can read independently Saturday  July 8 & August 5 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…

  • 01:30 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.28

Open to all ages Children under age 9 must have parent/caregiver Fridays, 1:30 PM July 14 – Trolls – PG Aug. 4 – Bee Movie  – PG No advance registration required. Come early; seating is limited. Cost:  Free No registration required Information:  215.885.5180

  • 07:00 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.28

For those entering grades 1-6 Wednesday, July 19, 7:00-8:00 PM Abington Library Dig for and identify real dinosaur bones Use bones to build Triceratops Includes display of rare and unusual fossils Cost:  Free Registration begins July 11 Information:  215.885.5180 x.28

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

For ages 3-10 with parent/caregiver Thursday, August 3 or Wednesday, August 9, 6:30-7:15 PM Held at Abington Library Families explore basics of building by designing and creating structures together Cost:  Free Registration begins July 25 Information:  215.885.5180 x.28

  • 11:00 AM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.28

For boys & girls age 5 and up with parent/caregiver Thursday, August 10, 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon Play games, make craft with recycled material Enjoy a snack Cost:  Free Registration begins August 1 Information:  215.885.5180 x.28 or abingtonfreelibrary.org/kids  

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

All Ages;  must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver Wednesdays,  August 23 & 30, 10:30-11:00 AM Held at Abington Free Library Join Patricia McGinly and her therapy dog Mary, a gentle miniature pinscher, for read-aloud time Cost:  Free No registration required Information:  215.885.5180 x.28 or abingtonfreelibrary.org

  • 04:00 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.13

For those age 12-18 First Tuesday of each month September 5, 4:00-5:00 PM Does not meet July & August Abington Free Library Hone creative writing skills through fun prom-ts Share your work and get feedback Cost:  Free Registration & Information:  215.885.51111180 x.13, AskAbington@gmail.com, or in person Sign up for emails about teen events:http://eepurl.com/UcPwr