The Abington Community Library and the Waverly Community House are teaming up to present “A Gift to the Community” on Dec. 12. Both organizations will present, free of charge, a variety of holiday-themed movies.
The Waverly Community House will begin showing movies from noon to 3:30 p.m., immediately following its Breakfast with Santa at the Comm that morning. It will show “Frozen” and The Muppets “A Christmas Carol” in the gym and George C. Scott’s “A Christmas Carol” and “It’s a Wonderful Life” in the Scout Room.
The Abington Community Library will feature movies in the Ryon Community Room that day and provide coloring sheets for all ages. Times and movies to be shown at the library are “Holiday Inn” at 10 a.m., “Miracle on 34th Street” at noon and “White Christmas” at 2:30 p.m. Olaf the snowman from Disney’s hit movie “Frozen” will be available from 3 to 4 p.m. at the library for a free photo opportunity — bring your own camera.
All guests are encouraged to donate socks for the St. Joseph’s Sock Tree in the children’s area of the library.
Take a look at some brand new historical novels available at the Abington Community Library:
• “The Axeman” by Ray Celestin - An intoxicating crime novel set in 1919 New Orleans.
• “Come Hell or Highball” by Maia Chance - A stylish, Prohibition-era caper sure to entertain.
• “The Flying Circus” by Susan Crandall - An adventure of daring barnstormers in 1923.
• “Jade Dragon Mountain” by Elsa Hart - A mystery on the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708.
• “Keep the Home Fires Burning” by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles - A 1915 drama featuring the Hunter family and its servants.
• “Scribe” by Matthew Guinn - A reckoning with the persistence of evil in post-Civil War Atlanta.