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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.  

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, November 14, at 9:30 a.m. in Library Community Room. New members (and new ideas) are always welcome. Please join us!

We've got Scarecrows! Come in and vote for your favorite!  
month of October. Create a scarecrow resembling a character from your favorite children’s or young adult book or your own imagination! Scarecrows are displayed in Abington Library. See photos of the Scarecrows!


This is a great opportunity to purge your jewelry box of items you no longer wear and benefit your library. Please drop jewelry donations at the Circulation Desk now up until Oct. 31.

Bid for jewelry for yourself or as a gift! Displayed during the month of November in the Abington Free Library Display Case. Bid from Nov. 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30.

You will be notified by phone Dec. 1, after 3 p.m. if you have won the bid on an item. Jewelry may be picked up at the Circulation Desk from Dec. 2 on.

Let us turn your jewelry into books!

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

As you pass by Abington Free Library's Circulation Desk, consider buying the 2016 Book Lover's calendar, for the discounted price of $7.50 - for you and for all your book-loving kith and kin!

Fall Montgomery County Best Kept Secrets TourFall Montgomery County Best Kept Secrets Tour 

Tickets are on sale NOW for the Fall Montgomery County Best Kept Secrets Tour!

Buy them in the Abington Library Book Cellar (Purveyor of Used Books), 1030 Old York Road, Abington, in the lower level of the Abington Library, 215-885-5180. ext. 36. 

The Fall tour is October 8 to 24 and we have 36 terrific businesses who cannot wait to see you! Visit their website at www.shopmontcotour.com for details on where to find tickets.

Don't delay - only the first 1000 tickets sold will get the FREE goodie bag!

From Thursday, Oct. 8 through Saturday Oct. 24 BookCellar Hours will be
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 
Wednesday evenings will include hours from6:30-8:30 p.m.


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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Upcoming Friends Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Bakers Needed - Election Day Bake Sale 11/03/2015 - 9:30am to 8:00pm Abington