• 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

  • 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…

  • 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 1, 8, 22, 29, Dec. Dec 6; 10:30-11:00 AM NOT November 15 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

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

All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver Thursdays, November 2, December  7, 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  November 4, December 2, 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…

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

For those age 12-18 First Tuesday of each month 4:00-5:00 PM November 7, December 5 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…

Do Something New! for children age 6 and up Tuesday Nov 7, 1- 3 pm (Abington schools closed this day) Roslyn Branch Library Cost:  Free No registration necessary Information:  215.886.9818

  • 06:30 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x13

For parents and and students Learn about applying for college aid. Thursday, November 9,  6:e0-7:45 PM Held at Abington Free Library Presented by Dr. Kevin Bukatman Parents & students will learn: The difference between need-based and merit-based financial aid Strategies to maximize and enhance your financial aid package Where to find outside scholarship programs and more! Cost: …

  • 07:00 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.13

Presenting simple, powerful meditation technique Enrich one’s life personally, professionally, and spiritually and help with seasonal stress Wednesday, November 15, 7:00-8:30 PM Held at the Abington Free Library Presented by Jim Rose – M Ed., Rutgers University, retired executive at Johnson & Johnson & long-time meditator Discussing extraordinary effect of meditation. Meditation reduces stress-related responses, improves…

  • 07:00 PM
  • 1030 Old York Road, Abington
  • 215.885.5180 x.13

With The Princeton Review Thursday, November 16,7:00-8:00 PM Abington Free Library Strategy sessions are packed with need-to-know information about the SAT and ACT and the role they play 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…