Library News: Spring Book Sale coming up

Library News - Laura Gardoski

The Friends of the Abington Community Library Spring Book Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church across from the library. The Friends Preview Sale will be held from from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 6 and you may join that night to participate. Thousands of books, DVDs and CDs will be available for purchase. Stop by the Teen Leadership Committee Bake Sale table to purchase a snack and support the library.

Do you have a special dog in your life? Join Corey Cohen here at the library from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24 for “Shared Mindfulness with your Dog: The Healing Power of Connection.” This talk will present a new paradigm for living with and relating to dogs based on the healing power of connection and mindfulness. It brings us back to a time when we saw dogs as partners, equals and friends. Learn the basics of mindfulness and how to apply that to day-to-day life with your dog to achieve a deeply connected, stress-free and empowering friendship. This special event is for adults. Please register.

Save the date: SummerQuest, a dynamic summer challenge for all ages, will run from June 18 until Aug. 10. No matter what your age, you will find the perfect activities, events and prizes for you. Progress through each level to earn additional prizes by reading, getting active and exercising your brain. Stay tuned to find out more as summer draws near.

New novels

Do you love a good mystery? Find these new novels here at the Abington Community Library:

• “Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed” by John Keyse-Walker

An island caper featuring a tropical location.

• “Girl in Snow” by Danya Kukafka

A beloved high schooler is murdered and, in the aftermath, some must confront their darkest secrets.

• “Killing Pace” by Douglas Schofield

Lisa may have amnesia, but her gut tells her the man who tells her he’s her boyfriend is actually her kidnapper.

• “Little Broken Things” by Nicole Baart

A cryptic text message from one sister to another begins something that will change both their lives forever.

• “Reservoir 13” by Jon McGregor

The search for a missing girl unfolds over 13 years.

• “The Shape of Bones” by Daniel Galera

A thrilling coming-of-age tale of brutal beauty and disarming tenderness.

• ”The Woman in the Camphor Trunk” by Jennifer Kincheloe

In Chinatown Los Angeles, 1908, a missing woman is discovered stuffed in a trunk.

Library News

Laura Gardoski

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