Friends of Abington Libraries
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.
The Friends of Abington Township Public Library
DESIGN-A-BOOKMARK CONTEST WINNERS
We had 115 entries this year - a record number for our 9th year running the contest.
Here are the winners:
Kindergarten - Coraline Young
first grade - Caitlin Hayes
second grade - Adam Leone
third grade - Maddie Krasner
fourth grade - Niko Young
fifth grade - Tanush Seeran
sixth grade - Charlotte Rohland
Jr. High - Sophie Chen
Congratulations to all the participants!
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!
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.
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