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Abington and Roslyn READS!

A Buddy-Reading Program

Abington READS!

KIDS REGISTER HERE!

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. Registration begins May 21.
Choose a Session: Mondays @ 6 p.m., Mondays @ 7 p.m., Tuesdays @ 6 p.m., Tuesdays @ 7 p.m. Register at the Information Desk, (215-885-5180, ext. 13.) or online at bit.ly/abgreadschild18

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!

Mandatory Training Saturday, June 16, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. or Thursday, June 21, 7-8 p.m.
Register at the Information Desk (215-885-5180, ext. 13) or online at bit.ly/abgreadsteen18

Abington READS!:Roslyn READS!June 25-July 24. Registration begins May 21.
Choose a Session: Mondays @ 6 p.m., Mondays @ 7 p.m., Tuesdays @ 6 p.m., OR Tuesdays @ 7 p.m.
Register at the Information Desk (215-885-5180, ext. 13) or online at bit.ly/abgreadsteen18

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, 215-886-9818mmitchell@mclinc.org.
One hour Sessions: Mondays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. OR Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

 


 

Get Young Adult booklists here - Includes Reading Olympics.


 

New Driver Safety Course

 
 

Finals Study Day


Teen Creative Writing Club

Teen Creative Writing Club

1st Tuesday of the month, 4-5 pm
June 5 
Ages 12-18

Hone your creative writing skills through fun prompts and exercises. Share your work and get feedback.

Register at the Information Desk, (215-885-5180 x13) email LCummings@mclinc.org or click on the date you want to attend.

 

Libraries Rock!Teen Summer Quest

June 18-August 19

For teens entering grades 7-12

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! 

Join the Quest on June 18.

 

Sponsors

The Friends of Abington Township Public Libraries

Castlewood Dairy Queen, Abington Philly Pretzel Factory, Grub Burger Bar, Jules Thin Crust Pizza, Richman's Ice Cream


The Q Crew

Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 6:30-8 p.m.  NEW DATE!Q Crew logo

Ages 13-18

LGBTQ+ teens & allies are invited to join the Q Crew! Discuss the past, present, and future of LGBTQ+ issues with friends in a safe space.

Register at the Information Desk or online here.

Have questions? 
Contact: Lindsay Cummings
Young Adult Reference Librarian
LCummings@mclinc.org

215-885-5180 x13

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Coming soon:

One Summer One Author
Meet author Alex London.
Thursday, July 12, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

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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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
New Driver Safety Course 05/22/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Abington
Library Cookbook Challenge 05/24/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Stitch and Chat 05/25/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 05/26/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 05/26/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 05/27/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 05/27/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 05/28/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 05/28/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
PAFA Presents: History of Philadelphia Through Art 05/30/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Abington
Stitch and Chat 06/01/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Roslyn
Teen Creative Writing Club 06/05/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 06/09/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
Finals Study Day 06/10/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Abington
Abington and Roslyn READS! Teen Mandatory Training 06/16/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm Abington
The Q Crew 06/18/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington and Roslyn READS! Teen Mandatory Training 06/21/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 06/25/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 06/25/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 06/25/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 06/25/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 06/26/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 06/26/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 07/02/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 07/02/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 07/02/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 07/02/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 07/03/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 07/03/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 07/04/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 07/04/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Library Cookbook Challenge 07/05/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 07/09/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 07/09/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Roslyn READS! 07/09/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
Abington READS! 07/09/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 07/10/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Abington
Abington READS! 07/10/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
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
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
Roslyn READS! 07/30/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Roslyn READS! 07/30/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
Roslyn READS! 08/06/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm Roslyn
Roslyn READS! 08/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 09/01/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 09/01/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 09/02/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 09/02/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 09/03/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 09/03/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Friends' Meeting 09/08/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
Library Cookbook Challenge 09/13/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Friends Fall Book & Plant Sale! 09/22/2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm Abington
FRIENDS Election Day Cookie Sale 11/06/2018 - 7:00am to 5:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 11/10/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 11/22/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 11/22/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Library Cookbook Challenge 12/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 12/24/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 12/24/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 12/25/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 12/25/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Abington Free Library is CLOSED today 12/31/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Abington
Roslyn Library is CLOSED today 12/31/2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Roslyn
Friends' Meeting 02/09/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
Friends' Meeting 05/11/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington
Friends' Meeting 09/14/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am Abington