The Abington Community Library’s Winter Reading Clubs are now over. Participants in the adult program, “Cabin Fever,” are reminded to pick up their complimentary prizes if they read three books to qualify. Children who took part in “Reading is Mammoth Fun,” can still earn a Certificate and small prizes and coupons if they turn in their completed Reading Logs by Friday, March 8. They will also receive a free chance to enter to win a Webkinz Wooly Mammoth. Call the library for further details if needed.
NEW DOCUMENTARY DVDs
Browse the adult non-fiction collection of DVDs for these and other new additions:
“Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved” – Never-before-seen evidence uncovers revelations illustrating what happened structurally —- minute by minute —- after the ship, hailed as “unsinkable,” collided with an iceberg in April 1912. Stories of passengers and crew plus long-forgotten artifacts combine with state-of-the art imaging technology permitting experts to solve and reveal the mysteries of the “Titanic.”
“Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After” – As information slowly trickled in and word of Japan’s attack on U. S. soil on December 7, 1941 got out, panic gripped the White House. This film gives a rare and surprising glimpse at President Roosevelt and how he confronted the enormous challenge of galvanizing the American people for war.
“Best of Ancient Aliens” – Relying on the most credible alien evidence available on Earth, this collection unravels some of the more puzzling mysteries surround the age-old debate: have intelligent forms from outer space been visiting earth for millennia?
“Secret Access: the Presidency” – Explore places and traditions of the U. S. government and learn about classified information reserved only for Presidents: Air Force One, The White House Behind Closed Doors, and The President’s Book of Secrets by viewing this three-disc documentary.