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Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  10:35 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:20 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
anim_owl 3:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Owl Pellet Dissection Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Educators from the South Shore Natural Science Center will return to the library on Wednesday, March 27 for an owl pellet dissection program from 3:30-4:30pm. Kids will learn about different birds of prey and the importance of the food chain, which will be followed by the pellet dissection. This program is for kids in grades 3-5. Registration is required and will begin on March 15. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Preschool Story Hour return for the winter and spring seasons beginning on January 19 and running through May 11 at 10:15am. Join Miss Amy for this 45-minute program consists of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft! Miss Amy might even teach you how to "Go Bananas!" This program is for kids ages 3-5 and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver for the first half-hour. Registration for this 15-week session is required and will begin on January 11. Our story hour programs are funded by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Drop-In Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Sandy every Monday beginning on January 30 and running through May 8 for drop-in Toddler Time! Toddler Time is 15-20 minutes of songs, quick stories, puppet visits, scarf waving, egg shaking and other fun! This program is best suited for children ages 0-3. This is a drop-in program and registration is not necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_book_red 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Jr. Cliff Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

The book for our April Jr. Cliff book club meeting is The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary. Children and parents should meet in the Anderson Story Room ready to discuss!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Grab a stuffed animal friend and put on your PJs because one of our favorite story hour programs continues this winter and spring here at the library! Kids are invited to come and end the night listening a few silly stories, and there's also a very good chance that we might even Go Bananas! Bedtime Story Hour is for kids ages 4 and older, and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver. No registration is necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Tuesday April 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_smiley 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abtab@ocln.org
   

What is the Teen Advisory Board?  A group of more than twenty teens who meet once a month to share their input on the Nero Young Adult Room, plan programs, eat pizza, and enjoy some serious laughter as they take a break from their crazy lives of school, sports and more. Interested in joining TAB?  Contact Amy or Sandy!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  10:35 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:20 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Ready… Set… Lego! Our library Lego Club is back for the school year, so get ready to use your imagination and build, build, build! Lego Club is for children in kindergarten and up, but we will have Duplos available for any younger friends who wish to create. Children attending the club must be accompanied by an adult. This program is from 3:30-4:30 and no registration necessary. A BIG thank you to all of the community members who donated the supplies that make this club possible.

    Location: Copeland Room
 
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Popular Fiction Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

In The Boston Girl, eighty-five year old Addie Baum answers the question "How did I get to be the woman I am today?"  Her story is a resonant tale of immigrant life in Boston in the early 1900's.  In 1915, teenage Addie joins a neighborhood book group for girls; as part of this group Addie learns to speak and makes lifelong friends.     Books for discussion may be reserved at the Library.  Registration is not required for this program, and all are welcome to join the discussion, facilitated by Library Director Deb Grimmett, on Wednesday April 5 at 7:00 PM. 

    Location: Wales Room
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Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Preschool Story Hour return for the winter and spring seasons beginning on January 19 and running through May 11 at 10:15am. Join Miss Amy for this 45-minute program consists of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft! Miss Amy might even teach you how to "Go Bananas!" This program is for kids ages 3-5 and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver for the first half-hour. Registration for this 15-week session is required and will begin on January 11. Our story hour programs are funded by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Monday April 10, 2017 Go To Top
office_meeting1 10:15 AM Friends of the Library Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

All are welcome to attend the regular business meeting of the Friends of the Library.  The Friends provide funding and support for library activities, including programs for children, teens and adults.  The Friends also sponsor passes to many area attractions.  The group welcomes new members.

    Location: Copeland Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Drop-In Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Sandy every Monday beginning on January 30 and running through May 8 for drop-in Toddler Time! Toddler Time is 15-20 minutes of songs, quick stories, puppet visits, scarf waving, egg shaking and other fun! This program is best suited for children ages 0-3. This is a drop-in program and registration is not necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_book_red 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Cliffhanger Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

The book selection for the April Cliffhanger meeting is Love That Dog by Sharon Creech. Parents and kids should meet in the Anderson Story Room and be ready to discuss!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Grab a stuffed animal friend and put on your PJs because one of our favorite story hour programs continues this winter and spring here at the library! Kids are invited to come and end the night listening a few silly stories, and there's also a very good chance that we might even Go Bananas! Bedtime Story Hour is for kids ages 4 and older, and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver. No registration is necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Twixt Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

The book selection for the April Twixt book club is Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko. Teens should meet in the Anderson Room ready to discuss!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  10:35 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:20 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Thursday April 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Preschool Story Hour return for the winter and spring seasons beginning on January 19 and running through May 11 at 10:15am. Join Miss Amy for this 45-minute program consists of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft! Miss Amy might even teach you how to "Go Bananas!" This program is for kids ages 3-5 and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver for the first half-hour. Registration for this 15-week session is required and will begin on January 11. Our story hour programs are funded by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_book_pencil Teen Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abtab@ocln.org
   

The fourth meeting of the monthly teen writing workshop will be on Thursday, April 13 from 4-5pm in the Anderson Room. This program will use a variety of writing prompts to get teens to think outside the box and really stretch their imaginations. If you're into writing stories, poems, songs, etc., this workshop is for you. We encourage sharing your work, but will definitely not force anyone to read what they've written. Our teen writing workshop is for teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required prior to the meeting. Call/email the library, or see Miss Amy to sign up

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Monday April 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_usflag Library Closed - Patriot's Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Library is closed on Monday April 17 in observance of the Patriot's Day holiday.

Friday April 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Color My World with Science Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Carol Carver from Self Help Inc. for a parent/child monthly gathering at the Abington Public Library. This program will include stories, different color experiments, music, movement and art projects! This program is for children ages 3-5 along with their parent/caregiver. Registration will begin on April 12.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
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Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Drop-In Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Sandy every Monday beginning on January 30 and running through May 8 for drop-in Toddler Time! Toddler Time is 15-20 minutes of songs, quick stories, puppet visits, scarf waving, egg shaking and other fun! This program is best suited for children ages 0-3. This is a drop-in program and registration is not necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Grab a stuffed animal friend and put on your PJs because one of our favorite story hour programs continues this winter and spring here at the library! Kids are invited to come and end the night listening a few silly stories, and there's also a very good chance that we might even Go Bananas! Bedtime Story Hour is for kids ages 4 and older, and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver. No registration is necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  10:35 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:20 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_book_quill 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Non-Fiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

The Non-Fiction Book Club is an evening book discussion group, facilitated on a volunteer basis by former Library Trustee William Adamczyk and Library Director Deborah Grimmett. Books to be discussed may be reserved at the Library. This month the group will be discussing Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy.    All are welcome to join the Non-Fiction Book Club for this conversation.

    Location: Wales Room
Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Preschool Story Hour return for the winter and spring seasons beginning on January 19 and running through May 11 at 10:15am. Join Miss Amy for this 45-minute program consists of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft! Miss Amy might even teach you how to "Go Bananas!" This program is for kids ages 3-5 and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver for the first half-hour. Registration for this 15-week session is required and will begin on January 11. Our story hour programs are funded by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_book_sale 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Friends' Members Early Bird Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

The Friends' Early Bird Book Sale for Friends of the Library Members will be held on Thursday April 27 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  You must be a member of the Friends of the LIbrary in order to participate.  If you are not a member of the Friends, you may purchase membership at the door; a single membership is $10.00.  The Book Sale will continue on Friday April 28 from 12:30 to 4:30 PM, and Saturday April 29 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Friends' membership is not required for the Friday and Saturday sale.  If you have questions about the Book Sale please contact the Library at 781-982-2139 or via email at ablib@ocln.org


    

    Location: Copeland Room
Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Friends of the Library Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

The Friends of the Library's 40th Annual Book Sale will be held on Friday April 28th from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM and Saturday April 29th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the Copeland Room at the Abington Public Library.

Donations of new and used hard covered adult and children’s books will be accepted beginning Tuesday March 28 at the Abington Public Library for the Friends of the Library Book Sale.  Fiction and non-fiction books in good condition, hobby books and puzzles, CD’s and DVD’s may be left at the library.  At this time the Friends will not be accepting Reader’s Digest condensed books, textbooks or VHS format videos for this sale.  All proceeds from the Book Sale are used for the sole purpose of supporting our town’s adult and children’s library programming, museum passes and other library needs.
    

    Location: Copeland Room
Saturday April 29, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Friends of the Library Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

The Friends of the Library's 40th Annual Book Sale will be held on Friday April 28th from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM and Saturday April 29th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the Copeland Room at the Abington Public Library.

Donations of new and used hard covered adult and children’s books will be accepted beginning Tuesday March 28 at the Abington Public Library for the Friends of the Library Book Sale.  Fiction and non-fiction books in good condition, hobby books and puzzles, CD’s and DVD’s may be left at the library.  At this time the Friends will not be accepting Reader’s Digest condensed books, textbooks or VHS format videos for this sale.  All proceeds from the Book Sale are used for the sole purpose of supporting our town’s adult and children’s library programming, museum passes and other library needs.
    

    Location: Copeland Room
Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Drop-In Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Sandy every Monday beginning on January 30 and running through May 8 for drop-in Toddler Time! Toddler Time is 15-20 minutes of songs, quick stories, puppet visits, scarf waving, egg shaking and other fun! This program is best suited for children ages 0-3. This is a drop-in program and registration is not necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_book_red 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Jr. Cliff Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

The book selection for our May Jr. Cliff book club meeting is TBD. Children and parents should meet in the Anderson Story Room ready to discuss!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Grab a stuffed animal friend and put on your PJs because one of our favorite story hour programs continues this winter and spring here at the library! Kids are invited to come and end the night listening a few silly stories, and there's also a very good chance that we might even Go Bananas! Bedtime Story Hour is for kids ages 4 and older, and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver. No registration is necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
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Tuesday May 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_smiley 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abtab@ocln.org
   

What is the Teen Advisory Board?  A group of more than twenty teens who meet once a month to share their input on the Nero Young Adult Room, plan programs, eat pizza, and enjoy some serious laughter as they take a break from their crazy lives of school, sports and more. Interested in joining TAB?  Contact Amy or Sandy!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  10:35 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:20 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Popular Fiction Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

What happens when we go home?  Best-selling author Karen White explores this theme in Flight Patterns, the story of fine china expert Georgia Chambers.  Georgia has spent her career following the history of other people's lives, while diligently trying to forget her own past.  When circumstances force Georgia's return to her coastal Floriday roots, she must confront her estranged family and settle her past.    Books for discussion may be reserved at the Library.  Registration is not required for this program, and all are welcome to join the discussion, facilitated by Library Director Deb Grimmett, on Wednesday May 3 at 7:00 PM. 

    Location: Wales Room
Thursday May 4, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Preschool Story Hour return for the winter and spring seasons beginning on January 19 and running through May 11 at 10:15am. Join Miss Amy for this 45-minute program consists of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft! Miss Amy might even teach you how to "Go Bananas!" This program is for kids ages 3-5 and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver for the first half-hour. Registration for this 15-week session is required and will begin on January 11. Our story hour programs are funded by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Monday May 8, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:15 AM Book Talk - Friends of the Library Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

Book Talk is a daytime book discussion group sponsored by the Friends of the Library and facilitated by Beth Stone Anderson Godfrey.  The group welcomes all adult readers for a morning of spirited conversation and friendship.  Books to be discussed may be reserved at the Library.  In May the group will discuss America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie America's First Daughter is an enthralling biographical novel about the life of Martha Patsy Jefferson Randolph, Thomas Jefferson's oldest daughter.

    Location: Copeland Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Drop-In Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Sandy every Monday beginning on January 30 and running through May 8 for drop-in Toddler Time! Toddler Time is 15-20 minutes of songs, quick stories, puppet visits, scarf waving, egg shaking and other fun! This program is best suited for children ages 0-3. This is a drop-in program and registration is not necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_book_red 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Cliffhanger Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

The book selection for the May Cliffhanger meeting is Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm. Parents and kids should meet in the Anderson Story Room and be ready to discuss!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Grab a stuffed animal friend and put on your PJs because one of our favorite story hour programs continues this winter and spring here at the library! Kids are invited to come and end the night listening a few silly stories, and there's also a very good chance that we might even Go Bananas! Bedtime Story Hour is for kids ages 4 and older, and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver. No registration is necessary.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Twixt Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

The book selection for the May Twixt book club is Smile by Raina Telemager. Teens should meet in the Anderson Room ready to discuss!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Wednesday May 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  10:35 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:20 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Amy every Wednesday for registered Toddler Time! Toddler Time is for kids ages 0-3 and includes songs, quick stories, rhymes, puppet visits, scarves, egg shakers and more! Registration is required for the Wednesday sessions, and sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, January 11. Wednesday toddler times will run from January 18th through May 10th.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
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Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Story Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Preschool Story Hour return for the winter and spring seasons beginning on January 19 and running through May 11 at 10:15am. Join Miss Amy for this 45-minute program consists of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft! Miss Amy might even teach you how to "Go Bananas!" This program is for kids ages 3-5 and who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver for the first half-hour. Registration for this 15-week session is required and will begin on January 11. Our story hour programs are funded by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Monday May 15, 2017 Go To Top
office_meeting1 10:15 AM Friends of the Library Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

All are welcome to attend the regular business meeting of the Friends of the Library.  The Friends provide funding and support for library activities, including programs for children, teens and adults.  The Friends also sponsor passes to many area attractions.  The group welcomes new members.

    Location: Copeland Room
Tuesday May 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Mystery Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

The Mystery Book Discussion Group is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and facilitated by Beth Stone Anderson Godfrey.  All are welcome to join this group for spirited discussions about mysteries, classic and modern.  The book to be discussed in May is What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan.  Books may be reserved at the Library.  

    Location: Copeland Room
Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Ready… Set… Lego! Our library Lego Club is back for the school year, so get ready to use your imagination and build, build, build! Lego Club is for children in kindergarten and up, but we will have Duplos available for any younger friends who wish to create. Children attending the club must be accompanied by an adult. This program is from 3:30-4:30 and no registration necessary. A BIG thank you to all of the community members who donated the supplies that make this club possible.

    Location: Copeland Room
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abtab@ocln.org
   

The fifth meeting of the monthly teen writing workshop will be on Thursday, May 18 from 4-5pm in the Anderson Room. This program will use a variety of writing prompts to get teens to think outside the box and really stretch their imaginations. If you're into writing stories, poems, songs, etc., this workshop is for you. We encourage sharing your work, but will definitely not force anyone to read what they've written. Our teen writing workshop is for teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required prior to the meeting. Call/email the library, or see Miss Amy to sign up

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Color My World with Science Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Carol Carver from Self Help Inc. for a parent/child monthly gathering at the Abington Public Library. This program will include stories, different color experiments, music, movement and art projects! This program is for children ages 3-5 along with their parent/caregiver. Registration will begin on May 10.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_usflag Library Closed - Memorial Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Library is closed on Monday May 29 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_smiley 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abtab@ocln.org
   

What is the Teen Advisory Board?  A group of more than twenty teens who meet once a month to share their input on the Nero Young Adult Room, plan programs, eat pizza, and enjoy some serious laughter as they take a break from their crazy lives of school, sports and more. Interested in joining TAB?  Contact Amy or Sandy!

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Ready… Set… Lego! Our library Lego Club is back for the school year, so get ready to use your imagination and build, build, build! Lego Club is for children in kindergarten and up, but we will have Duplos available for any younger friends who wish to create. Children attending the club must be accompanied by an adult. This program is from 3:30-4:30 and no registration necessary. A BIG thank you to all of the community members who donated the supplies that make this club possible.

    Location: Copeland Room
Friday June 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Color My World with Science Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Hindle   781-982-2139   abchildrens@ocln.org
   

Join Carol Carver from Self Help Inc. for a parent/child monthly gathering at the Abington Public Library. This program will include stories, different color experiments, music, movement and art projects! This program is for children ages 3-5 along with their parent/caregiver. Registration will begin on June 14.

    Location: Anderson Story Room
Monday September 18, 2017 Go To Top
office_meeting1 10:15 AM Friends of the Library Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Grimmett   781-982-2139   ablib@ocln.org
   

All are welcome to attend the regular business meeting of the Friends of the Library.  The Friends provide funding and support for library activities, including programs for children, teens and adults.  The Friends also sponsor passes to many area attractions.  The group welcomes new members.

    Location: Copeland Room
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