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Friends of Abington Libraries

The Friends are a group of volunteers dedicated to fostering public awareness and support of the Abington Township Public Libraries. New volunteers and ideas are always welcome! If you wish to join us and volunteer, please go to the Library Office or click on this link and fill out a Volunteer Application form or call 215-885-5180, ext. 36. 

$1-A-Bag Sale 
at the BookCellar Used Book Store on the Lower Level Abington Free Library Starts July 23, 2015!

Our shelves are full and we need to make room for more great used books! Books on the two carts OUTSIDE the BookCellar door are now $1 A BAG! Come into the BookCellar, tell the volunteer at the desk that you want to shop the outside carts and pay $1 per bag for anything on the two carts in the hall. The cart selection changes almost every day, so check often!

BookCellar Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:noon - 4 p.m.; Wednesday: noon – 4:30, 6:30 -8:30 p.m. (note new hours) Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Friends Meeting Dates: 

We meet on the second Saturdays of February, May, September and November at 9:30 a.m. and an Annual Meeting Brunch in June in the Community Room on the lower level of Abington Free Library. Our next meeting is Saturday, Sept. 12, at 9:30 a.m. in Library Community Room. New members (and new ideas) are always welcome. Please join us! 

Thank you! 

FALL BOOK AND PLANT SIDEWALK SALE: Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Abington Library (rain or shine). All books will be half price. Colorful mums will be on sale.

SCARECROW CONTEST: month of October. Create a scarecrow resembling a character from your favorite children’s or young adult book. Entry forms and contest rules will be available at the Circulation Desk and on the website. Scarecrows will be displayed in Abington Library.

MIMI ZABEL JEWELRY SILENT AUCTION: month of November. This is a great opportunity to purge your jewelry box of items you no longer wear and to benefit your library. Please drop jewelry donations at the Circulation Desk at your earliest convenience.

ELECTION DAY BAKE SALE: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Contributions of homebaked goods will be needed for this event.

Visit the BookCellar - Used Book Store 
on the lower level of the Abington Free Library.

Find gifts for summer birthdays at the Friends Book Cellar Used Book Store. Gift Certificates, Book Bags and Book Marks also make great gifts for your summer reader. Visit us soon.

BookCellar Hours:
Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.: noon - 4 p.m., 
Wed.: noon - 4:30 p.m.; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., 
Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.   

Benefits Abington Libraries. The BookCellar is located on the Lower Level of Abington Free Library. Please come by and browse through our extensive collection. All of our books, movies and music are for sale at bargain prices!

Friends phone: 215-885-5180, ext. 36. All proceeds benefit the Abington Libraries’ Book Fund. 

Friends Of The Abington Township Public Library

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Book Bag Prices: one for $3, two for $5.

Friends’ Flea Market, Book and Spring Plant Sidewalk Sale 

Upcoming Friends Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Friends' Fall Book and Plant Sidewalk Sale 09/26/2015 - 9:30am to 3:00pm Abington
Bakers Needed - Election Day Bake Sale 11/03/2015 - 9:30am to 8:00pm Abington