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.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES - Funds raised benefit Abington libraries
BAKERS NEEDED FOR OUR ELECTION DAY BAKE SALE at the Abington Free Library
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Please bring baked goods to the Circulation Desk on Nov. 7
or to the Bake Table near the entrance by the flagpole on Nov. 8. Thank you!
ELECTION DAY BAKE SALE
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
South entrance by the flagpole, Abington Free Library
Homemade goodies galore! Stop by the Election Day bake sale and purchase cookies, cakes, pies, and breads.
MIMI ZABEL SILENT JEWELRY AUCTION
Throughout November, bid on earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings and other gently-worn jewelry, displayed at the front of the Abington Free Library. Perfect for yourself or as gifts! Wide range of styles.
Place your bids in the Jewelry Silent Auction book. Bids may be increased until Wed., Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., when auction closes and highest bidder wins each item.
If your bid wins, you will be notified by phone from Dec. 1-3. Pay for your jewelry and pick it up at the circulation desk. Please pick up your jewelry within two weeks after notification. Good luck with your bids!
Thank you! Sponsored by the Friends of Abington Township Public Libraries. All proceeds benefit Abington and Roslyn Libraries.
Abington Free Library will be closed for library business on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Abington Free Library is a polling place for Wards 11-1 and 7-3. Come vote!
2016 Scarecrow Contest Winners!
First Place: Steve from Minecraft by Fox and Ronin Chandler. Prize $50.
Second Place: Alice in Wonderland by McDaid Family. Prize $25.
Third Place: Corduroy by Sarah and Julia Lewis. prize $15.
We congratulate our winners and all of our participants for such creative scarecrows. Thank you for taking part. All runner-ups receive a $5 gift certificate to the BookCellar. This year 620 patrons voted. The scarecrows brought many smiles to all of our children and adult library patrons.
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.
Upcoming Friends Events
|FRIENDS ELECTION DAY BAKE SALE||11/08/2016 - 7:00am to 5:00pm||Abington|
|Friends' Meeting||11/12/2016 - 9:30am to 12:00pm||Abington|
|Friends' Meeting||02/11/2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm||Abington|
|Friends' Meeting||05/13/2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm||Abington|
|Friends' Meeting||06/10/2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm||Abington|
|Friends' Meeting||09/09/2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm||Abington|
|Friends' Meeting||11/11/2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm||Abington|