Let's Talk: A Civic Hub Grant

 

The Abington Public Library is pleased to have been awarded an LSTA Civic Hub Grant called "Let's Talk" which will allow us to provide programming to promote civil discourse around social and civic issues. These programs and events are supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    

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ABC CLIO Database

 

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society

A database with up to date information on...

  • Crime and Justice
  • Education
  • Energy and Environmental Sustainability
  • And many more

 

 

 

 

Lote4kidsLOTE4Kids

A new database of digital books in World Languages, for children to enjoy books and learn language through storytelling. The platform provides over 3000+ digital books in 65+ languages together with English translations. New books and languages are released each month, so stay tuned!

Includes:

  • American Sign Language
  • Portuguese
  • Afrikaans
  • Punjabi
  • And many more!

 

Wednesday, June 26

Otha Day Drum to the Beat Drum Circle     2:00

otha day drum circle imageWe're thrilled to announce the return of Otha Day and his “Drum to the Beat” drum circle to kick-off our performer line-up this summer! No experience is needed and everyone will have a chance to create their own unique rhythm. This event is open to all ages. Registration is required and begins on June 10th. We require walk-in registration for the first three days, and will begin taking sign-ups over the phone or email on Thursday, June 13th. 

This program is supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 7

Tales from African Traditions with Valerie Tutson     11:15

african story tellerDrawing from her own travels, internationally known storyteller Valerie Tutson brings to life an assortment of myths, folktales and historical accounts from the African continent and the African Diaspora. Tailoring the material to the grade level of her audience, she shows students the beauty, humor and wisdom of tales which help to illuminate parts of the diverse and ancient cultures of Africa. Registration opens up on July 10th. This program is supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Coming Soon...