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If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Teen Book Club

Monday, Dec. 1, 
from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Ages 14 and up.
Sponsored by the Friends of Abington Libraries

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weighs whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.

Read the book then come and discuss over yummy snacks! The first 10 to sign up get a free copy of the book!

Register at the Abington Information Desk, Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001, email lcummings@mclinc.org, or call 215-885-5180, ext. 13, or online here.

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Beginner’s Chess

on Thursdays, from 7-8 p.m.
Oct 16-Dec 11
(No class on Nov 27) 
for ages 8 & up

Don’t know how to play chess? 
Learn the basics from Richard Arrao.

(No actual cats will be used during instruction.)


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Upcoming Teen Events

Event Event datesort descending Location
Teen Book Club - If I Stay 12/01/2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Abington
Beginner's Chess 12/04/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Reducing Stress This Holiday Season Through Meditation 12/04/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Abington
Dickens' A Christmas Carol in Book and Film 12/08/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Abington
Beginner's Chess 12/11/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Bookfair at Barnes & Noble - Come see Elsa! 12/13/2014 - 9:00am to 12/18/2014 - 12:00am Roslyn
Friends' Meeting 02/14/2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 03/18/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 04/08/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group 05/06/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Abington
Friends' Meeting 05/09/2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Abington