Book Clubs at the Library

Adults Read YA Book Club

Adults Read YA Book Club   
Adults ages 18+

Adults, YA isn’t just for teens! 

Join YA Librarian Sara Huff for a monthly book club on the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. 

Questions? Contact Sara at  or 215-885-5180, ext. 147


Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group Spring 2024

Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial 
Book and Film Discussion Group  

Led by Dr. Karen Weekes. Meet on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the spring and fall to discuss award-winning books and films. This group typically meets six times a year in the Shorday Room, Abington Free Library in the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November. Dr. Karen Weekes is a recently retired Associate Professor of English at Penn State University, Abington College. Please contact us if you have book or film suggestions for when we meet again.


Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I - An Author Talk with  Douglas Brunt Wednesday, May 1, 3:00 p.m.

Virtual Author Speaker Series

ATPL’s Virtual Author Speaker Series is sponsored by the Friends of Abington Township Public Library. 

Bestselling authors share their books with you in a live, virtual forum. 

Registration is required:



Daytime Book Discussion Group

Daytime Book Discussion Group   

Daytime Book Discussion Group     
Every first Thursday of the month at 1:00 p.m. 
Please register here to attend.

Find these books in our 
online catalog and e-resources Libby and hoopla.

Click below for the Daytime Book Discussion Group 2024 schedule.




January 4

House Parties

Lynn Levin

February 1

Life After Life

Kate Atkinson

March 7

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store

James McBride

April 4

Poverty, by America

Matthew Desmond

May 2

Demon Copperhead

Barbara Kingsolver

June 6

A Fever in the Heartland

Timothy Egan

July TBD

How the Word Is Passed

Clint Smith

August 1

The Glass Château

Stephen P. Kieran

September 5

After the Ivory Tower Falls

William Bunch

October 3

The Covenant of Water

Abraham Verghese

November 7

American Ramble

Neal King, Jr.

December 5


Hernán Diaz

Book Club Events