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Abington Reads is a community event sponsored by the Abington Public Library. This year we will be considering a true story of survival and culture clash in the final days of World War II. Abington Reads concludes with an evening with Mitchell Zuckoff, author of Lost in Shangri-La.  Abington Reads is brought to you with State Aid to Public Libraries funds, and with funding provided by the Friends of the Library.

Watch a video about Abington Reads here.

 

Wednesday, March 1 at 7:00 PM

    Popular Fiction Book Club facilitated by Deb Grimmett discusses China Dolls by Lisa See.

 

 

 

 

 

 Friday,  March 3 at 1:00 PM

 Movie. Lost Horizon. This 1937 film, directed by Frank Capra, tells the story of crash survivors in a mythical Shangri-La. This film is not rated, but contains some mature content.

 

 

 

 

 

 Tuesday,  March 7 at 10:30 AM

Drop-In discussion of Lost in Shangri-La facilitated by Deb Grimmett.

 

 

 

 


 

Wednesday,  March 8 at 7:00 PM

The Delvena Theatre Company presents Truly Eleanor, a candid look at the life of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

 

 

 

 

 

 Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM

Steve Rudolph’s Swing Fever Trio presents World War II Hit Parade.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, March 16 at 7:00 PM

 Dr. Gary Hylander discusses the Doolittle Raid, the first successful U.S. air strike on the Japanese Home Islands during World War II.

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 17 at 1:00 PM

Movie. From Here to Eternity. This classic film won eight Academy Awards. It follows the fortunes of the residents of a Honolulu Air Force base before and after the Pearl Harbor raid. This film is not rated, but contains some mature content. .

 

 

 

 

Wednesday,  March 22 at 7:00 PM

Non-Fiction Book Club facilitated by Will Adamczyk discusses Sea of Thunder by Evan Thomas.

 

 

 

 

 

 Thursday,  March 23 at 7:00 PM

Drop-In discussion of Lost in Shangri-La facilitated by Deb Grimmett.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, March 27 at 1:00 PM

Author Mitchell Zuckoff visits Abington High School. Event for AHS students only.

Monday, March 27 at 7:00 PM

Mitchell Zuckoff, author of Lost in Shangri-La, speaks at the Abington Public Library.

 

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