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FRIENDS JEWELRY SILENT AUCTION

Bid for jewelry for yourself or as a gift in Abington Free Library's Display Case by the Circulation Desk in November. Bid on your favorites. See photos of the displaycaseThis annual event raises funds for books, programs and more at the Abington and Roslyn libraries.  

Bidding closes at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30. 

You will be notified by phone, December 1st, after 3 p.m. if you have won the bid on an item.
Jewelry will be available for pick up at the Circulation Desk from December 4th on.

Special thanks to all those individuals who generously donated jewelry for this auction. 

The Friends Jewelry Silent Auction, held each November, is sponsored by the Friends of Abington Township Public Library, 

in memory of volunteer 
Mimi Zabel.

Questions? Contact FriendsATPL@gmail.com or 215-885-5180, ext. 36. 
Let us turn your jewelry into books!


Friends of the Abington Libraries ELECTION DAY COOKIE SALE, Tuesday, November 7
Thank you for baking and buying!


Scarecrow Competition

Sponsored by Friends of the Abington Library

WINNERS!

1st place: Peril the Skywing
Tristan & Brandon Bacardi

2nd place: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Braveboy-Sargeant Family

3rd place: Ursula
Arabchuk Family

Scarecrow should resemble a character from your favorite children’s book, young adult book, or a character from your imagination! Individuals or families may enter the contest. 

First Place: $50.00

Second Place: $30.00 

Third Place: $20.00

All other participants will receive a $5 gift certificate to the BookCellar.

Check out the Scarecrows! https://flic.kr/s/aHsm8Mzim7 

1st place Peril the Skywing - Tristan & Brandon Bacardi
2nd place If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - Braveboy-Sargeant Family
3rd place: Ursula Arabchuk Family

 


 

The Friends are community members who work to keep Abington libraries strong. Friends’ fundraising activities include the BookCellar bookstore, special book, plant and other sales, and membership campaigns. The group helps fund:

  *  library programs for children and adults
  *  new books, movies, computers and library furnishings
  *  adult literacy program
Library improvements sponsored or funded by the Friends also include the Discovery Garden, outdoor electronic sign and the library’s wireless system.

Contact the Friends at FriendsATPL@gmail.com or 215-885-5180, ext. 36.


Book Donations: The BookCellar needs your gently-used books, CDs and DVDs for adults and children. Donations needed year-round. Bring in paper bags, 3 bags at a time, to the Circulation Desk. To help our staff, please bring book donations Wed. through Sat. to Abington Library; Thurs. through Sat. to Roslyn Library. See more details about donating books.  


BE A FRIEND!
Friends Book and Plant Sale Fall 2016

It’s easy to join the Friends! The group is open to everyone who uses our libraries – residents, businesses, local workers, teachers and students – even if you live outside Abington. Your donation makes a difference! Donate online, if you like. Volunteers are also needed to work in the BookCellar, help at events and expand our efforts.

We welcome you to bring your ideas to our meetings and volunteer with us to support our libraries! To learn more, contact the Friends at FriendsATPL@gmail.com or 215-885-5180, ext. 36. 

 


 

How does AmazonSmile work?

For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to The Friends of Abington Township Public Library to support our libraries. Sign up through this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7226052

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Upcoming Friends Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Friends' Meeting 02/10/2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 05/12/2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 09/08/2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 11/10/2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 02/09/2019 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Abington