Stories that sing

Music is a language that brings people together. Try these musical books at the Abington Community Library and be inspired to learn a new song or instrument: Express your happiness through movement! Babies and toddlers will enjoy the board book “If You’re Happy and You Know It!” by Jane Cabrera, which celebrates the popular song. […]

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My Library Card: Six reads for the musical teen

Teens and young adults may enjoy these musical reads, available at the Abington Community Library: Fiction • “Remix” by Non Pratt Two girls test the strength of their friendship – and their hearts – over the course of a summer weekend. Told in alternating perspectives between Ruby and Kaz, Remix is the story of two […]

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My STEM: Solar summer shenanigans

In August, The Boys and Girls Club summer STEM program taught the girls about solar power through the use of solar panels and photovoltaic cells. The girls also learned about physical reactions through fun experiments like mixing soda and mentos. They also learned about electromagnetism through magnetic charges from a battery, and experimented with chemical […]

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My Project: Make a finger instrument

Create your own finger instrument, then create your own rhythm with these easy instructions and simple items from around the house: What you will need: • Two small lids (such as from a water bottle) • A piece of cardboard (a cereal box works great) • Glue • Scissors Instructions: 1. Cut out an eight-inch […]

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Dalton Library Delights: With fall comes story times, after school group at the Dalton Community Library

It’s time to greet fall and all it has to offer. There are new beginnings for students, fall sports, colorful leaves, and pumpkin flavored everything. At the Dalton Community Library, fall moves in while we begin new sessions of our children’s story time and our after school group, Kid’s Crew. Our children’s story time will […]

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More Than Movies: Warrior Writers continues to impact lives

The first Warrior Writers Reunion and BBQ was a great success, according to facilitator Jenny Pacanowski and member Larry White. “We should definitely do it again next year,” said both Jenny and Larry. Warrior Writers at the Dietrich Theater is in its third year, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation. We at the […]

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Rotary Club of the Abingtons: This year’s Taste of the Abingtons fundraiser will help support Hurricane Harvey victims

The ballrooms of the Ramada Inn will be transformed with autumnal décor for the Taste of the Abingtons on Sept. 24. The Rotary Club is proud to present our community with this elegant and delicious fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. on the last Sunday in September. This annual event, our 13th, attracts about 30 […]

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More Than Movies: The Dietrich Theater is filled with music, healing, history

The Gathering of Singer/Songwriters last week was a bittersweet evening because singer/songwriter Tom Flannery, on his way to perform at the concert, had to turn back to go to his mother’s bedside when she went into a coma. The show went on with Lorne Clarke and Abi and Tim Zieger with moving stories that inspired […]

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More Than Movies: Open mic, film festival, river towns tour among upcoming events at the Dietrich Theater

Have you ever been to an Open Mic Night at the Dietrich? If not, I recommend checking it out. It is just a fun, relaxing night out to experience local talent of all ages. Last month, nine participants performed in the open mic portion of the evening. We heard a little bit of everything that […]

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Library News: Abington Community Library to host Solar Eclipse Day

Solar Eclipse Day is Aug. 21 here at the Abington Community Library. A solar eclipse happens when the moon casts a shadow on Earth, blocking the sun’s light in some areas. Do you have plans for the big eclipse? Why not stop by the library and join us for viewing and activities? Stop by our […]

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