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Abing­ton Town­ship Pub­lic Li­brary, 1030 Old York Road, Abing­ton, will hold the fol­low­ing:

• Dog­gone Good Read­ers for chil­dren in grades first to fifth will take place Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1 from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Chil­dren can im­prove their read­ings skills by read­ing to ther­apy dogs. Reg­is­tra­tion is now open.

• Pro­fes­sor Bur­ton Klein Speaks Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. through Oc­to­ber. Golly, a Sur­prise — It Was Cor­rect for a Change will take place Oct. 4; Would You Like to Change Your Per­son­al­ity? will take place Oct. 11; Why They Got the Job will take place Oct. 18. Pro­grams are free.

• Broad Street as it Looked in 1900 will take place Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. Foren­sic ar­chi­tect Robert Mor­ris skaler, au­thor of “Philadel­phia’s Broad Streeet, South and North,” will present the slideshow.

• Book and Film Dis­cus­sion Group will meet Oct. 10 to dis­cuss “The Woman War­rior” by Max­ine Hong Kingston and Nov. 14 to dis­cuss “White Noise” by Adri­enne Rich.

• Wired Wed­nes­days take place the sec­ond, third and fourth Wed­nes­day of the month at 2 p.m. in the com­puter room. Learn about eBooks from the li­brary’s Over­drive cat­a­log

• Com­puter Re­sources/ Re­search Classes take place the first Wed­nes­day of the month at 2 p.m. Learn about us­ing a li­brary ac­count, ac­cess­ing re­sources on­line and more. The li­brary also of­fers one-on-one classes. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired for these free classes.

• Stitch Along: A Place to Learn, Stitch and Share takes place Wed­nes­days from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for students in sixth grade and up. Adults wel­come. Walk-ins are wel­come. Reg­is­ter now for this free se­ries at the in- for­ma­tion desk,

• Socrates Café meets ev­ery sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month from 10:30 to noon and the fourth Fri­day from 7 to 8:30 p.m. any and ev­ery ques­tion un­der the sun. Walk-ins wel­come

• Old York Road Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety meets ev­ery sec­ond Tues­day from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Per­sons at­tend­ing meet­ings are en­cour­aged to bring il­lus­tra­tions or ex­am­ples of their ex­pe­ri­ences re­lated to the stated theme of the meet­ing. All are wel­come.

• Play Board Games for grades 6 to 12, takes place Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

• Day­time Book Dis­cus­sion Group meets ev­ery first Thurs­day of the month at 1 p.m. No reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Walk-ins wel­come.

• Be­come a Tu­tor at the Abing­ton Free Li­brary Adult Lit­er­acy Pro­gram. Free tu­tor­ing is pro­vided to adults who are un­able to read, or are learn­ing English as a sec­ond lan­guage, or need to im­prove their writ­ing or math skills. Call Rob Naborn at 215-885-5183 or e-mail him at ablit1@ya­hoo.com.

• World War II Lec­ture Se­ries meets ev­ery third Tues­day of the month at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-8855180; www.abing­ton­freel­i­brary.org.

East Chel­tenham Free Li­brary, 400 Myr­tle Ave., Chel­tenham, will hold the fol­low­ing:

• Sto­ry­time for chil­dren ages 1 to 2 will be held Mon­days at 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 to 5 Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

• Tod­dler Classes for ages birth through 3 take place Mon­days at 10:30 a.m.

• Preschool Classes for ages 3 to 5 take place Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

• Ba­bies Bop will take place Satur­days at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth to 2.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-3792077; eastchel­tenham@ mclinc.org.

• Elkins Park Free Li­brary, 563 E. Church Road, Elkins Park will hold the fol­low­ing:

• Teensy Tales Sto­ry­time for ages 1 to 2 takes place Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

• Hooray 4 Bugs! for ages 2 and up will take place Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Vic­to­ria O’Neill will present the pro­gram with props, pup­pets and more.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-6355000.

Friends of the Abing­ton Li­brary will host the fol­low­ing:

• Used Books in the Book Cel­lar on the lower level of the li­brary, 1030 Old York Road, Abing­ton, will take place from noon to 4 p.m. week­days, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Satur­days.

Glen­side Free Li­brary, 215 S. Keswick Ave., Glen­side will hold the fol­low­ing:

• Tod­dler Sto­ry­time for ages 1 to 2 will take place Mon­days at 10:30 a.m.

• Preschool Sto­ry­time for ages 3 to 5 will take place Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

• English Lan­guage and Civics Classes take place Mon­days and Thursdays at 6 p.m.

• Socrates Cafe will take place Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.

• Chil­dren’s Au­thor Kristin Glee­son will speak Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

• Sto­ry­time @ The Glen­side Farmer’s Mar­ket will take place Sept. 29 at 10 a.m.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-8850455.

Jenk­in­town Li­brary, 460 Old York Road, Jenk­in­town, will hold the fol­low­ing:

• Club 306, an early lit­er­acy pro­gram for chil­dren ages 4 to 8 takes place the first Wed­nes­day of the month at 7 p.m. from Oc­to­ber through May. Each month a fea­tured ac­tiv­ity will be pre­sented. Pro­gram is lim­ited to 10 fam­i­lies who have not taken part of Club 306 be­fore.

• Craft Time meets the sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day evenings of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. in the community room. Bring your craft stuff and spend time with other crafters work­ing on your projects.

• The Li­brary is an ac­cep­tance fa­cil­ity for ap­pli­ca­tion for a U.S. pass­port.

• Community Drop-off Cen­ter for your do­na­tions to the JUMP food cup­board pro­gram. Non-per­ish­able food items are grate­fully ac­cepted.

In­for­ma­tion: jkl.mclinc. org.

LaMott Free Li­brary, 7420 Sy­camore Ave., LaMott, will of­fer the fol­low­ing:

• Preschool Sto­ry­time for chil­dren ages 3 through 5 will be held Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.

• “Fred­er­ick Dou­glass’s Dream” will be pre­sented Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. Lise Mar­lowe will present the pro­gram.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-6354419.

Roslyn Branch Li­brary, 2412 Avon­dale Ave., Roslyn, will present the fol­low­ing events:

• Com­post­ing for Be­gin­ners will take place Sept. 24 from 7 to 8 p.m. Learn to turn or­di­nary soil into su­per gar­den­ing gold. Learn the ba­sics of mak­ing com­post from yard and kitchen waste. Peggy Rastiello will present the free pro­gram. Reg­is­tra­tion be­ings Sept. 4.

• Press­chool Story Times will take place Oct. 1 through Nov. 29. Ages 3 to 6 will meet on Mon­days at 1:30 p.m.; ages 2 to 3 on Thursdays at 11 a.m. Reg­is­tra­tion has be­gun.

• Baby Days will be held Tues­day at 11 a.m. on the fol­low­ing dates: Nov. 13 and 20, Dec. 4 and 11. Ba­bies and their care­givers will sing songs, read sto­ries and do fin­ger plays. Pro­gram is for ba­bies 5 months to 2 years. Reg­is­tra­tion is un­der­way.

• Pa­jama Par­ties will take place Mon­days from 6:30 to 7 p.m. on the fol­low­ing dates: Oct. 15, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10. Reg­is­tra­tion is un­der­way.

• Free eBooks are avail­able to down­load at abing­ton­freel­i­brary.org. Au­dio books are also avail­able.

• Book Sale spon­sored by the Friends of the Abing­ton Li­brary. Cost is 25 cents per book; or 5 for A1. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Abing­ton Town­ship Pub­lic Li­brary

• Teens Sought to cre­ate and lead pro­grams for el­e­men­tary age chil­dren. Pos­si­ble ideas in­clude skits, games and cre­ative writ­ing. This is on­go­ing and you will be awarded ser­vice hours for your time. In­for­ma­tion: 215-886-9818; abing­ton­freel­i­brary.orgy

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