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Virtual-Key Tips for Getting in, and Paying for College

Join us on Thursday, July 16, from 7-8 pm for this virtual event.

Registration is required.  Zoom invitation will be emailed 

Pippa Vanderstar, a local college advisor and test prep coach, will help with:

  • Common app
  • Getting in and affording college
  • Scholarship suggestions

Teens and parents can attend.  Did you miss the Key Tips for Applying to College?  A recording is available here:  https://youtu.be/1PoG45pKpek

Click here to access an online resource about understanding how to pay for college.  An Abington Library card is required to access this resource remotely. 

Click here for the PDF on College Essay and Scholarship eBooks.

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.

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Wild Neighbors: learn about wildlife rescue


Virtual-One Summer, One Author: Spliced, by Jon McGoran

Spliced, by Jon McGoranThursday, July 23, 7-8pm

Read Spliced, Jon McGoran's Sci Fi thriller for ages 14-17.  

Kirkus review on 9/5/17 describes Spliced..."Those who are “spliced” become chimeras, humans with animal DNA. The changes are somatic (rather than germinal), so the spliced have characteristics of the animal of their choice but don’t pass on traits... "

Sign up here for the July 23rd event and receive a free copy of Spliced.

ebook version is on sale for $1.99 through June 28th.  https://www.jonmcgoran.com/. Jon McGoran explains “How to Splice Yourself” in a video on YouTube https://youtu.be/I7BoQmqP6bs

 


Virtual-College Essay Boot Camp


College Admissions and Financial Aid: The Now Normal

Thursday, August 13, 7-8pm 

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Study for the SAT & ACT College Exams with a Launchpad tablet

Study for the SAT & ACT College Exams with a Launchpad tablet

Our interactive Launchpad tablets feature videos, lessons, and practice questions to help you improve your score.

Find a test prep Launchpad here!

Our test prep Launchpad titles include:

SAT Prep (Vocabulary, English, or Math) and ACT Prep (Reading & Essay, Math & Science, or English)

  • 21-day checkout period
  • 1 renewal available
  • One per library card
  • Must be returned to staff at Abington Free Library’s Circulation Desk.

Also available: Borrow SAT & ACT test prep books or take online practice tests with our e-resource LearningExpress.

Questions? Ask the Information Desk! 215-885-5180, ext. 113 


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Upcoming Teen Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Virtual Craft and Chat 07/09/2020 - 11:00am to 11:45am Roslyn
Virtual-S.T.E.A.M.-IN with The Simeone events 07/14/2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual Craft and Chat 07/16/2020 - 11:00am to 11:45am Roslyn
Virtual-Key Tips on Getting in and Paying for College 07/16/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Virtual-Trivia Night 07/20/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Abington
Virtual-S.T.E.A.M.-IN with The Simeone events 07/21/2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual-Haywood Academy: Art in Social Change and Q&A with Senator Art Haywood 07/21/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual-The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 07/22/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Virtual Craft and Chat 07/23/2020 - 11:00am to 11:45am Roslyn
Virtual-One Summer, One Author: Spliced, by Jon McGoran 07/23/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Virtual-College Essay Boot Camp 07/27/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Virtual-S.T.E.A.M.-IN with The Simeone events 07/28/2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual Craft and Chat 07/30/2020 - 11:00am to 11:45am Roslyn
Virtual-College Essay Boot Camp 07/30/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Abington
Virtual-S.T.E.A.M.-IN with The Simeone events 08/04/2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual Craft and Chat 08/06/2020 - 11:00am to 11:45am Roslyn
College Admissions and Financial Aid: The Now Normal 08/13/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington