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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. 


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DESIGN-A-BOOKMARK CONTEST WINNERS

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!
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.

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Friends Of The Abington Township Public Library

Upcoming Friends Events

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