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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 form or call 215-885-5180, ext. 36.  Thank you!

Visit the BookCellar Used Book Store 

on the lower level of the Abington Free Library.

Holiday Sale


Holiday Half-Price Sale!

Starting Monday, Dec. 15, and continuing through Saturday, Dec. 20,

all books in the Book Cellar Used Book Store
on the lower level of the Abington Township Public Library
will be HALF PRICE.

Finish your holiday and winter shopping by checking out the great used books in the Book Cellar. 

Many books are in as-new condition, perfect for gifts! 

Every category is included in this sale.

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. 

Dec. 15-20 The BookCellar will have a half-price sale on everything! Books, CDs, DVDs, etc.


All proceeds benefit the Abington Libraries’ Book Fund. 

Friends Of The Abington Township Public Library

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the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to

The Friends of Abington Township Public Library to support its Libraries

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Book Lover's Calendar 2015  

$7.50 Book Lover's Calendar 2015

($12.99 retail value)

The Book Lover’s Calendar offers insightful recommendations for readers of all interests. Crime fiction and history come together in A Murder on the Appian Way, Steven Saylor’s lively novel set in ancient Rome. Wordsmiths will devour The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget’s Thesaurus. Plus James Boice’s dark and engrossing basketball novel MVP and Michael Burlingame’s definitive Abraham Lincoln: A Life. And new elements this year include opening lines and famous last words of great books, literary quizzes, and surprising facts about our favorite authors. 


Mimi Zabel "Silent" Jewelry Auction: 

Bid now 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.

Upcoming Friends Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Friends' Meeting 02/14/2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Abington
Friends' Meeting 05/09/2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Abington