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Aside from Adult Book Clubs, we offer monthly Adult Craft nights, informational sessions about APL eResourcces, and occasional events of interest to an older audience.

Please check here for a lsiting of our various Adult Book Clubs.

Tuesday September 19

Mystery Book Discussion Group     7:00

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 September is Memory Man by David Baldacci.  Books may be reserved at the Library.

 

Thursday, September 21

Adult Craft Night     6:30 - 8:30

We have lots of supplies, and you have the creativity. Join us for this evening of making something fun and creative. This is a very informal gathering for fun and friendship. We ask that you let us know if you will be attending so we have enough supplies. Adult craft night is for teens 16 and older and adults.

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 27

Non-Fiction Book Group     7:00

The Non-Fiction Book Club is an evening book discussion group, facilitated this month by Library Director Deb Grimmett.   Books to be discussed may be reserved at the Library.  In September the group will be discussing true crime classic In Cold Blood  byTruman Capote.    All are welcome to join the Non-Fiction Book Club for this conversation.

 

 Wednesday October 4

Popular Fiction Book Discussion     7:00

Join us for an evening of spirited conversation. "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again." The first sentence of Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier is one of the most famous opening lines in English literature. Join us for a discussion of this classic, atmospheric Gothic novel. Registration is not required for this program, and all are welcome to join the discussion, facilitated by Library Director Deb Grimmett. Books may be reserved at the Library.

Thursday, October 5    

Author Visit with Kathy Teahan - 6:00
The Cookie Loved Round the World  

The Abington Public Library is pleased to welcome Kathy Teahan, who will read her new picture book The Cookie Loved 'Round the World on Thursday October 5 at 6:00 PM.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase and author signing after the event.  The book is the story of the chocolate chip cookie which was created by Ruth Wakefield at the Toll House Restaurant in Whitman in the 1930's.  Cookies and milk will be served courtesy of the Friends of the Library and the Board of Library Trustees.  Kathy Teahan is a retired teacher and served as Abington's state representative for many years.  

 

Monday, October 16     10:15

Book Talk - Friends of the Library Book Discussion Group     10:15

Book Talk is a literary book discussion group sponsored by the Friends of the Library and facilitated by Beth Stone Anderson Godfrey.  All are welcome to join the group for a morning of spirited conversation and friendship.  The book to be discussed this month is Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.  Books may be reserved at the Library.

 

Board of Library Trustees Meeting     7:00

This is the monthly public meeting of the Board of Library Trustees. 

Thursday, October 19

Historian Dr. Gary Hylander - The Cuban Missile Crisis

We are happy to welcome back historian Dr. Gary Hylander!  Tonight at 7:00 PM Dr. Hylander will share his knowledge and insights about the Cuban Missile Crisis.  This is the 55th anniversary of the Cold War confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union.  Dr. Hylander will reveal information about the personalities of the key players, including President Kennedy.  Registration is not necessary for this program; up to 60 people will be accomdotated on first-to-arrive basis.  Dr. Hylander's lecture is funded by State Aid to Public Libraries.   


Tuesday, October 24

Mystery Book Discussion Group     7:00

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 October is Bitter River by Julia Keller.  Books may be reserved at the Library.

 

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