We continually strive to provide a comfortable setting in which people can gather to enrich their personal lives. While addressing the needs of a modern society, the Abington Social Library has retained its uniquely rural character.
Wireless Internet access is available to our patrons as are public access computers. The library is in the process of cataloguing all of its books and resources onto an Internet program which will be available for public access in the near future.
Some of the Services Provided
wireless Internet access
software programs for students
ICONN access (Connecticut's research engine)
books on tape
videos and DVD's
large print books
and museum passes.
Our Immediate Goals
Researching and recording the library's history as well as establishing historical status at the state and federal level
Launching computer literacy programs for the elderly
Creating computer tutorials for middle school as well as high school students
Providing children's reading activities
Offering after school activities in conjunction with the local elementary school
Obtaining grant funding
Exploring and developing a preservation program for our large collection of historical books