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Jewelry box - Donate jewelry to Silent Auction!JEWELRY DONATIONS NEEDED NOW!

Friends Jewelry Silent Auction

Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, watches, rings and other jewelry you no longer wear are NEEDED NOW for the Friends Jewelry Silent Auction to support the Abington and Roslyn Libraries.

Bring jewelry donations to the main circulation desk at Abington Library. All types welcome, from gold and silver jewelry to costume jewelry.

to help our volunteers prepare for the November auction. Deadline: Oct. 21. Receipts available for tax-deductible donations.

The Friends Jewelry Silent Auction is sponsored by the Friends of Abington Township Public Libraries,
in memory of volunteer Mimi Zabel.

Thank you!




Saturday, Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


  • Gorgeous Garden Mums - Direct from local grower!
  • Raffle Baskets
  • Soft Pretzels & Cookies

ON LIBRARY LOWER LEVEL:  (BookCellar Used Book Store)

  • Used Books, CDs & DVDs for adults & kids!
    Half Off BookCellar prices

Proceeds benefit Abington and Roslyn Libraries.

More info: FriendsATPL@gmail.com or 215-885-5180, ext. 136

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Give the gift that keeps on giving - BOOKS!

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. 136.



Together we can do so much!

Quarterly Meetings: Meetings are held on the second Saturdays of Feb., May, Sept., and Nov., at 9:30 a.m. The Friends meet in the Community Room in the lower level of the library.  

The next meeting is Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. in the Library Community Room. The following meetings are on: September 14, and November 9, 2019.

Open to all; ideas welcome!

Book Donations: The BookCellar needs your gently-used books, CDs and DVDs for adults and children. Donations needed year-round. Bring in paper bags or small boxes, 3 bags or boxes at a time, to the Circulation Desk.  See more details about donating books.  



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. 136. 

 Friends Book and Plant Sale Fall 2016

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Upcoming Friends Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Friends Fall Book & Plant Sale! 10/05/2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 11/09/2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am Abington
Friends' Meeting 02/08/2020 - 9:30am to 11:30am Abington
Friends' Meeting 05/09/2020 - 9:30am to 11:30am Abington
Friends' Meeting 09/12/2020 - 9:30am to 11:30am Abington
Friends' Meeting 11/14/2020 - 9:30am to 11:30am Abington