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Teen Summer Quest - June 18 to August 19Teen Summer Quest

June 18-August 19

For teens entering grades 7-12

Click here to join the Teen Summer Quest!

Log your reading and complete challenges online.

Read what you want - no assigned books here! Check out our collection of fiction, biographies, graphic novels, manga, audiobooks, and e-books in our Young Adult area and online.

For every 60 mins of reading or 1 challenge completed, you will be entered in the weekly prize raffle. Read at least 10 hours for a chance to win grand prizes at the Teen Summer Quest Party on August 29. Grand prizes include Bluetooth Headphones, a waterproof HD action camera, a Barnes & Noble gift card & more! 

Click here to join the Teen Summer Quest!

Sponsors

The Friends of Abington Township Public Libraries

All Wrapped Up, Castlewood Dairy Queen, Glenside Pizza, Grub Burger Bar, Jules Thin Crust, Philly Pretzel Factory, Richman's Ice Cream, Snap Custom Pizza, U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt

 

Find your next book - Click here for new teen books including Reading Olypmics lists 

Code Quest 


College Just Ahead - Caution sign

Free SAT/ACT Practice Exams

This full-length practice college exam is being proctored like an actual test except your score won’t go on record. Students will be emailed their score report and receive a consultation from The Princeton Review to better understand their results.  

  • On the exam day, arrive by 9:45am.
  • Bring two sharpened #2 pencils and a calculator.
  • Space is limited. Registration is mandatory!

Sign up by the day before the event at the Information Desk (215-885-5180 x113) or online here.

SAT Practice Exam
Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

ACT Practice Exam
Saturday, Aug 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Teen Improv Comedy


 

SAT/ACT Math Prep Workshop

Mon, July 30, 7-8 pm

Not sure if you want to take the SAT or ACT exam?

College Just Ahead

Educator Bob Slurzberg shares strategies for the math sections of both exams and shows examples of the questions you’ll encounter. 

Register at the Information Desk, 215-885-5180 x113, email lcummings@mclinc.org, or online here.

 

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College Just Ahead - Caution signCollege Essay Workshops 

For Teens – Mon Aug 6, 6:30-8 pm

For Parents – Tues Aug 7, 6:30-8 pm

 

Get started on your college application essay with expert advice from writing coach Linda George.

Discover tips for writing a resume and learn pointers for creating concise, original, and insightful essays that impress admission counselors.

NOTE: 
These workshops are offered to teens and parents separately. 
The teens’ workshop will focus on boosting college application 
essay writing skills and preparing a resume.  
The parents’ workshop will provide tools to help their prospective 
college students with the application process. 

 

Register at the Information Desk, 215-885-5180 x113, 
email lcummings@mclinc.org, or 
online by clicking on the date you wish to attend.

 

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Teen Movie: Love, Simon


 

 

Stranger Things Escape Room


Abington and Roslyn READS!

A Buddy-Reading Program

Abington READS!

Abington Reads registration is CLOSED.

ROSLYN KIDS REGISTER HERE! 

ROSLYN TEENS REGISTER HERE!

KIDS!

Practice reading over the summer! Children (entering K-3rd grade) will be matched with a teen buddy to read together for one hour a week. They will practice reading aloud, learn new words, and discover the joy of reading.

Abington READS! 
June 25-July 24. Abington Reads registration is CLOSED.

Roslyn READS!

Starts Monday, June 25. Ends Monday, Aug. 6. Registration begins May 21.
Register online: http://bit.ly/RReadsChild, at the Roslyn Branch Library, 215-886-9818
or mmitchell@mclinc.org
One hour Sessions: Mondays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. OR Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

TEENS

Volunteer this summer with kids! Earn service learning hours! Teens (entering grades 7-12) can help young children with their reading skills. By reading to children one hour a week, you can inspire a whole new generation of readers to love books!

Roslyn READS!

Abington READS!: 
June 25-July 24. Abington Reads registration is CLOSED.

Roslyn READS!
Starts Monday, June 25. Ends Monday, Aug. 6. Registration begins May 21.
Register online, http://bit.ly/RReadTeen at the Roslyn Branch Library, 215-886-9818 
or mmitchell@mclinc.org.
One hour Sessions: Mondays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. OR Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

 


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Volunteer Hands Raised

JOIN AB-TAB
Starts again in September.
Would you like to volunteer at the library? The Teen Advisory Board (AB-TAB) is a group of teens who participate in and influence the functioning of the library, especially for teen programming and library materials. AB-TAB is a forum to have your opinions and suggestions heard, expand your leadership skills, and earn volunteer service hours. Getting involved in AB-TAB looks great on college applications and job resumes.
Service hours are awarded.
Apply online.


 

The views and opinions expressed in various library programs are solely those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Abington Township Public Library or the Friends of Abington Township Public Library.

 

 

Upcoming Teen Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Roslyn READS! 07/16/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 07/16/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 07/16/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 07/16/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 07/17/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 07/17/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Code Quest 07/18/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm Abington
Stitch and Chat 07/20/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Roslyn
Free SAT/ACT Practice Exams 07/21/2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 07/23/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 07/23/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 07/23/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 07/23/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 07/24/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 07/24/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Teen Improv Comedy 07/26/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Abington
Stitch and Chat 07/27/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Roslyn
Roslyn READS! 07/30/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Roslyn READS! 07/30/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
SAT/ACT Math Prep Workshop 07/30/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Teen Movie: Love, Simon 08/01/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm Abington
Library Cookbook Challenge 08/02/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Stitch and Chat 08/03/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Roslyn
Roslyn READS! 08/06/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Roslyn READS! 08/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
College Essay Workshops 08/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
College Essay Workshops 08/07/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Stitch and Chat 08/10/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Roslyn
Code Quest 08/10/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm Abington
Free SAT/ACT Practice Exams 08/18/2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Abington
Stranger Things Escape Room 08/22/2018 - 5:00pm to 8:45pm Abington
Abington Free Library Holidays 09/01/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Branch Library Holidays 09/01/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library Holidays 09/02/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Branch Library Holidays 09/02/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library Holidays 09/03/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Branch Library Holidays 09/03/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Friends' Meeting 09/08/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 09/12/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Friends Fall Book & Plant Sale! 09/22/2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm Abington
Library Cookbook Challenge 10/04/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 10/10/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
FRIENDS Election Day Cookie Sale 11/06/2018 - 7:00am to 5:00pm Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 11/07/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 11/10/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
Abington Free Library Holidays 11/22/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Branch Library Holidays 11/22/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Library Cookbook Challenge 12/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington Free Library Holidays 12/24/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Branch Library Holidays 12/24/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library Holidays 12/25/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Branch Library Holidays 12/25/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library Holidays 12/31/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Branch Library Holidays 12/31/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Friends' Meeting 02/09/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 03/13/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 04/10/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
FLEA MARKET, BOOK & SPRING PLANT SALE 04/27/2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm Abington
Local Author Expo 04/27/2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 05/08/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 05/11/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
Friends' Meeting 09/14/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
Friends' Meeting 11/09/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington