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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 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.
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.
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.
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