Lackawanna County Children’s Library

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

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Events

Nov
20
Mon
Mother Goose Lap Rap @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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This story time, filled with baby books, finger plays, songs and puppets, is recommended for babies birth through 23 months of age.

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.

 

–Winter Weather Program Policy–

In the case of poor weather conditions, we follow the discretion of the Scranton School District in determining program cancellation.

DELAY: No AM programming.

EARLY DISMISSAL: No PM programming.

CLOSE: No programming for the day.

Nov
21
Tue
Pre-K Story Time @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

 

CalThis 3 session story time includes stories, fingerplays, a puppet show, and a simple craft and is geared for Pre- K children, ages 3 to 5!

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

Registration will be for all 3 sessions.

 To cancel your registration, even if it is for one session, please call to notify us.

 

–Winter Weather Program Policy–

In the case of poor weather conditions, we follow the discretion of the Scranton School District in determining program cancellation.

DELAY: No AM programming.

EARLY DISMISSAL: No PM programming.

CLOSE: No programming for the day.

Nov
22
Wed
Thanksgiving Eve- Abbreviated Hours
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Albright Memorial Library and Lackawanna County Children’s Library are operating on Abbreviated Hours for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Toddlers on the Move @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

TODDLERS ON THE MOVE

Toddlers on the Move is designed specifically for Ones and Twos. Join us as we work on skills such as balancing, throwing, kicking, and jumping; using a combination of music, movement and one–on-one activities for parents and children.

For children ages 1 to 2 years old.

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.

 

–Winter Weather Program Policy–

In the case of poor weather conditions, we follow the discretion of the Scranton School District in determining program cancellation.

DELAY: No AM programming.

EARLY DISMISSAL: No PM programming.

CLOSE: No programming for the day.

Nov
23
Thu
Thanksgiving- Closed
Nov 23 all-day

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library and Library Express are Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Building Block Party! @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

 

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When children play with blocks they are learning math, engineering, social skills and so much more!

With this fun parent/child interactive program, kids will discover the foundation of mathematical and scientific thinking through shapes, learning how blocks can be balanced, observing how they fall and discovering what fits together. All through playful exploration!

 Join us for this fun parent and child interactive program!

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.

 

–Winter Weather Program Policy–

In the case of poor weather conditions, we follow the discretion of the Scranton School District in determining program cancellation.

DELAY: No AM programming.

EARLY DISMISSAL: No PM programming.

CLOSE: No programming for the day.

 

Nov
25
Sat
Lego Club @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Nov 25 @ 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.

 

 

Nov
27
Mon
Junior Book Club @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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November 13: How Many Days to America?
by Eve Bunting-
“After the soldiers go, Father tells the family ‘We must leave right now.’ ‘Why?’ the boy asks. ‘Because we do not think the way they think my son. Hurry!'” A family flees to the safety of America, and are welcomed into a Thanksgiving celebration.

 

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November 27: The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant-

 

For beginning and fluent readers! Join Ms. Angela to practice and improve reading skills in a fun, friendly, and informal setting.  Enjoy wonderful stories together!

For Grades K-3

To register, click the green button on the right,
or call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015.

 To cancel your registration, please call to notify us.

Nov
28
Tue
Friends of the Scranton Public Library Used Book Sale @ Library Express
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm

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Join us for the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Used Book Sale! Once again, the sale will be held at Library Express for your convenience. Stop by and browse through a large selection of used books and save with our low prices. The sale will begin on Tuesday, November 28th and continue through Sunday, December 3rd. Take advantage of huge savings on great books. All proceeds benefit the Scranton Public Library.

Sale Hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-8pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-6pm

 

(CCC) Cosplay Costume Celebration @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For students in grades 3-6.

Registration is required for this free event. 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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