Lackawanna County Children’s Library

Location + Hours
520 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
Phone: (570) 348-3000 x3015

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  • MON9-8
  • TUE9-8
  • WED9-8
  • THUR9-8
  • FRI9-5
  • SAT9-5

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Events

Dec
13
Thu
Student Open Lab @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Looking for somewhere to do research or work on school projects?

The computer lab is a safe space for students to:

  • Research
  • Write papers
  • Work collaboratively on group projects
  • Access Tutor.com for FREE
  • Create with Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, & More

 

The lab has 10 computers equipped with:

  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Color Printing
  • Computer instructor to assist with issues
  • MacBook Pros are also available with a reservation

 

This is a drop in/drop out lab. Come by any time during the open hours to work. Computers are available on a first come, first served basis.

The lab is located in the lower level of the Lackawanna County Children’s Library. 520 Vine St, Scranton, PA 18509.

Please call 570-348-3000 ext. 3038 if you have any questions

Audience: Students Grade 5-12

Danger Club: Let it Snow! @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Join Ms. Gina and learn how to create fake snow using polymers!

Introducing Danger Club! If you love science, this is the club for you. We’ll be doing a different hands-on experiment or activity each month! Examples include: catapults, rockets, and more!

For students in grades 4-6.

Registration is required and supplies are limited. To register, click the green button above, or call
(570) 348-3000, ext. 3015.

To cancel your registration, please call to notify us.

Dec
14
Fri
Ugly Sweater Tween Open Mic Night! @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Do you own a crazy holiday sweater?
Have a special talent too?

Wear your favorite ugly sweater and join our holiday edition open-mic night! Kids ages 8-14, of all levels and abilities, are welcome to perform. Invite your families and friends to come join in the audience!

*This is a family event and we ask that you keep your songs and spoken word PG. See below for complete
details.

Our mission at the Lackawanna County Children’s Library Tween Open Mic Night is to provide an outlet for local performers to be heard. We encourage all levels of performers, whether novice or expert, to hone their performance skills and talents in front of an audience. Again, this is a family event and we ask that you keep your songs and spoken word PG.

  1. Performances begin at 6:30. Closing time is 8:00PM.
  2. Sign-up time is 6:00PM. First come – first served. PLEASE WRITE CLEARLY. Come on time to assure a time-slot.
  3. Instrumentals, spoken-word, poetry, comedy, and any genre of music is OK to
    perform…just keep it appropriate. Originals are highly encouraged!
  4. You get to play 2 songs or 10 minutes total including spoken word, poetry, comedy etc.
  5. We provide: 1-microphone and mic stand , and the house sound system. Other than that… bring what you need. * Please, No drum kits. Hand drums are acceptable.
  6. When you are next – please be ready. Your instruments should already be out of their cases and tuned-up. Be ready to take the stage when you are called.
  7. Tune-up BEFORE you go on stage. If you have difficulty tuning, don’t be
    embarrassed to ask someone for help. Don’t lose performance time playing the tune up song.
  8. Perform material that you are comfortable with. We don’t expect perfection but its always best to be as prepared as you can be. Choose songs and material you are comfortable with.
  9. BE CONSIDERATE OF THE OTHER PERFORMERS. Please be quiet and show respect for the performers on stage. Do not play instruments while performers are on stage. APPLAUD FOR EVERYONE. It provides encouragement and you’ll see how good it makes you feel when you perform.
  10. Please stay for the performers after yourself. We all like to have an audience and it’s all about supporting one another.
  11. GOOD LUCK and thanks for your support!

Ages 8-14

Open to the public to enjoy!

Registration is only necessary for performers. Please call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3027 to register.

Dec
15
Sat
MineCraft Mania: Free Build Session @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

FREE BUILD SESSION

Build new worlds with the indie-building game, MINECRAFT! You bring the imagination and we provide the tools.

Program is located in Computer Learning Lab.

For ages 10 to 18 ONLY

Registration is required. Due to space availability, online registration is not offered for this event. To register, please call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015. Also, please notify us in the event you are unable to attend this program as we develop a waiting list.

 

Dec
16
Sun
Lego Club @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Dec 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Have fun in the free build time or put your Lego skills to the test in our design challenges!

For Ages: 5-12

Registration is required. To register, click the green button above, or call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015.

 To cancel your registration, please call to notify us.

 

 

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