Coming up at the ACL: At Home Party Marketplace, Teen Reading Lounge

June 18th, 2015 10:24 am

First Posted: 2/11/2015

The Abington Community Library will hold its second annual At Home Party Marketplace from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7.

If you are looking for unique independent party items and are not interested in hosting a party, let the library do it for you. From jewelry to cookware, the products of independent consultants may be viewed and purchased. Browse catalogs for more options.

Mary Kay, Tupperware, Origami Owl, Pampered Chef and more will be represented at tables throughout the library. Support the entrepreneurs of our community and get your shopping done. There is free admission for the At Home Party Marketplace, so bring a friend.

Teenagers are invited to hang out at the library this spring as part of Teen Reading Lounge, a program developed by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and libraries throughout the state. Throughout the Lackawanna County Library System, there are opportunities for teens to read and discuss popular young adult books. Here at the Abington Community Library, book discussions will run on Sunday afternoons.

Those who participate in Teen Reading Lounge will receive free copies of the books to be discussed, including popular genres like fantasy, dystopian and graphic novels. Through reading, engaging in discussion and taking part in special activities, participating teens will enhance critical thinking and communications skills.

Interested? Call or stop by the library to register and pick up your book.

Finally taking that trip this year? Check out new travel guides available through the Lackawanna County Library System:

• “All Aboard: The Complete North American Train Travel Guide,” by Jim Loomis

Try a unique travel experience. Includes rail itineraries, the basics of railroading and the future of train travel.

• “Fodor’s Travel: New England”

Find the best fall foliage drives and scenic road trips. Get outdoors, from lighthouses to the Appalachian Trail.

• “Frommer’s Easy Guide to Washington D.C. 2015”

Gets right to the point, without superfluous information. Portable and practical. Includes self-guided walking tours.

• “Lonely Planet: New Zealand”

Plan for unreal views, extreme activities and a cultural experience not soon forgotten. Divided into four easy-to-use sections.

• Rick Steves’ “Best of Europe 2015”

Planning a big tour of Europe? This guide covers the best of the best. Discover a mix of big cities and small towns.

• “Walt Disney World with Kids 2015” by Kim Wright Wiley and Leigh C. W. Jenkins

Get insider secrets and browse reviews. Includes “scare factors” for every ride and venue, along with everything you need to know about the new FastPass+ and MagicBand systems.