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Friends of Abington Libraries

The Friends raise funds for and foster public awareness of the Abington Township Public Libraries. If you wish to join us and volunteer, please go to the Library Office or click on this link and fill out a Volunteer Application formor call 215-885-5180, ext. 36.  Thank you!


Come vote for your favorite Scarecrow! Get your voting ballot from the Circulation Desk. You can vote for your favorite scarecrow from October 1 through October 18. One vote per person. Prizes: First Place: $50 | Second Place: $25 | Third Place: $15. All other participants will receive a $5 gift certificate to the BookCellar. 

Scarecrows will be on display in the Library from Wednesday, October 1 through Sunday, October 26. All scarecrows should be picked up on Monday, October 27. Winners will be announced on Sunday, October 19 at 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded then or when you pick up your scarecrow on Monday, October 27.

Entry forms and contest rules.  

Mimi Zabel "Silent" Jewelry Auction: 

Donate now! 

This is a great opportunity to purge your jewelry box of items you no longer wear and benefit your library. Please drop jewelry donations at the Circulation Desk now up until October 31.

Bid for jewelry for yourself or as a gift!

Displayed during the month of November in the Abington Free Library Display Case. Bid from Nov. 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30.

You will be notified by phone Dec. 1, after 3 p.m. if you have won the bid on an item. Jewelry will be available for pick up at the Circulation Desk from Dec. 2 on.

Last year we raised $2,351; your donations will help us beat that total this year! 

All proceeds benefit Abington Libraries.



at the Abington Free Library, Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Please bring baked goods to the Circulation Desk on Nov. 3 or 4.

Come and buy delicious home-baked goods!

Tuesday, Nov. 4
South entrance by the flagpole Abington Free Library
Homemade goodies galore! 
Stop by the Election Day Bake Sale and purchase cookies, cakes, pies, and breads. 

All proceeds benefit Abington Libraries.

Visit the BookCellar Used Book Store 

on the lower level of the Abington Free Library.

BookCellar Hours:
Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.: noon - 4 p.m., 
Wed.: noon - 8:30 p.m., 
Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.   

The Friends' Used Book Store 

which benefits Abington Libraries. The BookCellar is located on the Lower Level of Abington Free Library. Please come by and browse through our extensive collection. All of our books, movies and music are for sale at bargain prices!

Friends phone: 215-885-5180, ext. 36. 

All proceeds benefit the Abington Libraries’ Book Fund. 

Friends Of The Abington Township Public Library

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Book-Lover's Calendar 2015  


Upcoming Friends Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Bakers Needed - Election Day Bake Sale 11/04/2014 - 9:30am to 8:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 11/08/2014 - 9:30am to 11:00am Abington
Friends' Meeting 02/14/2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Abington
Friends' Meeting 05/09/2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Abington