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Story Time with Miss Amber 11:30 am
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Storytime is designed to promote and enhance early literacy skills in your child. During this program, we incorporate themed stories, movement songs, crafts and free play in a way that encourages vocabulary[...]
Creative Crafting: Wooden Patriotic Stars 1:00 pm
Creative Crafting: Wooden Patriotic Stars @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
About this event: Miss Amber will guide you through the steps needed to create a             beautifully painted masterpiece. We have the materials—you bring the imagination! Designed for: Children, ages seven to twelve. Registration: Required. Please[...]
Battle of the Books Team Meeting 3:00 pm
Battle of the Books Team Meeting @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 2 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
About this Event: Join our team as we prepare to compete against readers from all across Lackawanna County in The Battle of the Books! Teams will be formed, weekly meetings will be held. Readers will[...]
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Edible Science: Butter 11:30 am
Edible Science: Butter @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
About this event: Join us as we explore kitchen science at the library with a yummy, edible project—Butter! This event is sponsored by The Talley Family. Designed for: Children, ages five to twelve. Registration: Required. Please[...]
Edible Science: Butter 1:00 pm
Edible Science: Butter @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
About this event: Join us as we explore kitchen science at the library with a yummy, edible project—Butter! This event is sponsored by The Talley Family. Designed for: Children, ages five to twelve. Registration: Required.[...]
USA Birthday 4:00 pm
USA Birthday @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
About this event: Join us for a special storytime celebrating our country! We will share stories, sing songs and make a Flag craft! Designed for: Children, ages two to eight. Babies and siblings welcome! Registration:[...]
USA Birthday 5:30 pm
USA Birthday @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
About this event: Join us for a special storytime celebrating our country! We will share stories, sing songs and make a Flag craft! Designed for: Children, ages two to eight. Babies and siblings welcome! Registration:[...]
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Independence Day- Closed
Independence Day- Closed
Jul 4 all-day
The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express and Nancy Kay Holmes Branch are closed for Independence Day.
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Pages and Picasso 11:30 am
Pages and Picasso @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Pages and Picasso @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Pages and Picasso is a story time specially designed with a focus on creativity and art. During each session, we will share a story, sing songs and complete an art project. Our young[...]
Building Block Party 12:15 pm
Building Block Party @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 5 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Building Block Party @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Join friends for a Building Block Party at the Library! Build a tower, a neighborhood, or create your own story using our wooden blocks. Block play builds helps the development of your child[...]
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Reading Rocks Magic Show 11:30 am
Reading Rocks Magic Show @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
About this event: Snap your fingers to a magical good time with Phil Crosson! During this engaging magic show, we will explore reasons why Reading Rocks! Designed for: Children of all ages! Registration: Required. Please[...]
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Sunday Ice Cream Social 2:30 pm
Sunday Ice Cream Social @ Albright Memorial Library
Jul 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday Ice Cream Social @ Albright Memorial Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
You’re invited to the Albright Memorial Library’s Sunday Ice Cream Socials, in celebration of our 125th anniversary! Look for the umbrellas on the front lawn of the Albright Memorial Library starting at 2:30 PM and receive[...]
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Story Time with Miss Amber 11:30 am
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Storytime is designed to promote and enhance early literacy skills in your child. During this program, we incorporate themed stories, movement songs, crafts and free play in a way that encourages vocabulary[...]
LEGO Club 1:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Join us for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Activity at the Library! Bring your imagination and join us for LEGO Club. Work with a partner to build a fabulous masterpiece.[...]
Battle of the Books Team Meeting 3:00 pm
Battle of the Books Team Meeting @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
About this Event: Join our team as we prepare to compete against readers from all across Lackawanna County in The Battle of the Books! Teams will be formed, weekly meetings will be held. Readers will[...]
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My Tech Lab 11:30 am
My Tech Lab @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
About this event: Join us for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Activity at the Library! We will explore the world of technology through the use of our Tech Gadgets! During each lab,[...]
The Wonder of Butterflies 4:00 pm
The Wonder of Butterflies @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
About this event: Join us for a LIVE Butterfly show presented by Mari Gruber from Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary! Designed for: Children of all ages. Registration: Required. Please call 570-207-0764 to register by phone, or[...]
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Art Lessons with Mary Chache 11:30 am
Art Lessons with Mary Chache @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch
Jul 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Art Lessons with Mary Chache @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
 . About this event: Join us for Art Lessons with local artist, Mary Chache! During this mini series, we will create masterpieces that connect with our Reading Rocks theme. Designed for: Children, ages 7-12 Registration: Free, Limited[...]
Creative Crafting: Scranton Rocks! 2:00 pm
Creative Crafting: Scranton Rocks! @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
About this event: Join us for an afternoon full of ROCK PAINTING! Our friends from the Scranton Rocks Facebook Group will be here to help us design beautiful kindness rocks. We’ll have rocks here, but[...]
Junior Battle of the Books Team Meeting 4:00 pm
Junior Battle of the Books Team Meeting @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
About this Event: Join our team as we prepare to compete against readers from all across Lackawanna County in The Junior Battle of the Books! Teams will be formed, weekly meetings will be held. Readers[...]
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Rhythm & Rhyme 11:30 am
Rhythm & Rhyme @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Rhythm & Rhyme @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Rhythm & Rhyme is a story time focused on exploring the world of music at the library. During each session, we will use simple musical instruments: egg shakers, rhythm sticks, beanbags, and a[...]
Kids Dig 4-H 1:00 pm
Kids Dig 4-H @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
About this event: Join us as we get a garden started at the library! Penn State Master Gardeners and Lackawanna County 4-H will be here to help us learn through plant science activities and create[...]
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Story Time with Miss Amber 11:30 am
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 13 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Storytime is designed to promote and enhance early literacy skills in your child. During this program, we incorporate themed stories, movement songs, crafts and free play in a way that encourages vocabulary[...]
Friday Crafternoon 3:00 pm
Friday Crafternoon @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Friday Crafternoon @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Join us for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Activity at the Library! Do it yourself make-and-take crafts are available each week for children who visit the library on Friday[...]
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Zoomobile 11:30 am
Zoomobile @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch
Jul 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Zoomobile @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: The Zoomobile is a traveling education tool that brings a variety of live animals and artifacts directly to the library. Staff from Ross Park Binghamton Zoo will be here to share information[...]
Zoomobile 12:15 pm
Zoomobile @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch
Jul 16 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Zoomobile @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: The Zoomobile is a traveling education tool that brings a variety of live animals and artifacts directly to the library. Staff from Ross Park Binghamton Zoo will be here to share information[...]
Battle of the Books Team Meeting 3:00 pm
Battle of the Books Team Meeting @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
About this Event: Join our team as we prepare to compete against readers from all across Lackawanna County in The Battle of the Books! Teams will be formed, weekly meetings will be held. Readers will[...]
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Edible Science: Ice Cream 11:30 am
Edible Science: Ice Cream @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
About this event: Join us as we explore kitchen science at the library with a yummy, edible project—Ice Cream! This event is sponsored by The Talley Family. Designed for: Children, ages five to twelve. Registration:[...]
Edible Science: Ice Cream 4:00 pm
Edible Science: Ice Cream @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
About this event: Join us as we explore kitchen science at the library with a yummy, edible project—Ice Cream! This event is sponsored by The Talley Family. Designed for: Children, ages five to twelve. Registration:[...]
Edible Science: Ice Cream 5:30 pm
Edible Science: Ice Cream @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
About this event: Join us as we explore kitchen science at the library with a yummy, edible project—Ice Cream! This event is sponsored by The Talley Family. Designed for: Children, ages five to twelve. Registration:[...]
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Art Lessons with Mary Chache 11:30 am
Art Lessons with Mary Chache @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Art Lessons with Mary Chache @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
 . About this event: Join us for Art Lessons with local artist, Mary Chache! During this mini series, we will create masterpieces that connect with our Reading Rocks theme. Designed for: Children, ages 7-12 Registration: Free, Limited[...]
Scranton’s Pop-Up Library 12:00 pm
Scranton’s Pop-Up Library @ Co-Op Farmer's Market
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Scranton's Pop-Up Library @ Co-Op Farmer's Market | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
Let the Library Come to You! The Scranton Public Library will be visiting the Co-Op Farmer’s Market in Scranton every Wednesday from 12-3 PM with our Pop-Up Library, weather permitting. Here are just a few[...]
Junior Battle of the Books Team Meeting 4:00 pm
Junior Battle of the Books Team Meeting @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
About this Event: Join our team as we prepare to compete against readers from all across Lackawanna County in The Junior Battle of the Books! Teams will be formed, weekly meetings will be held. Readers[...]
Paws to Read 5:45 pm
Paws to Read @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 18 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
Paws to Read @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Certified Therapy Dogs will be visiting the Library to hear children read! The goal of this program is to create a relaxed atmosphere, allowing children to practice the skill of reading.  This program[...]
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Pages and Picasso 11:30 am
Pages and Picasso @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Pages and Picasso @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Pages and Picasso is a story time specially designed with a focus on creativity and art. During each session, we will share a story, sing songs and complete an art project. Our young[...]
Building Block Party 12:15 pm
Building Block Party @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 19 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Building Block Party @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Join friends for a Building Block Party at the Library! Build a tower, a neighborhood, or create your own story using our wooden blocks. Block play builds helps the development of your child[...]
Kids Dig 4-H 1:00 pm
Kids Dig 4-H @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
About this event: Join us as we get a garden started at the library! Penn State Master Gardeners and Lackawanna County 4-H will be here to help us learn through plant science activities and create[...]
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Friday Crafternoon 3:00 pm
Friday Crafternoon @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Friday Crafternoon @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Join us for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Activity at the Library! Do it yourself make-and-take crafts are available each week for children who visit the library on Friday[...]
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My Tech Lab 11:30 am
My Tech Lab @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
About this event: Join us for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Activity at the Library! We will explore the world of technology through the use of our Tech Gadgets! During each lab,[...]
My Gym Mania: Fitness Fun! 2:00 pm
My Gym Mania: Fitness Fun! @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
About this event: Our friends from My Gym will be visiting the library to teach us how to be active and healthy while having fun! Designed for: Children, ages three to eight. Registration: Required. Please call[...]
Teddy Bear Picnic 4:00 pm
Teddy Bear Picnic @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
About this event: Bring your Teddy Bear to the Library for a special celebration! We’ll have all kinds of Teddy Bear Activities! Designed for: Children, ages two to eight. Babies and siblings welcome! Registration: Required.[...]
Teddy Bear Picnic 5:30 pm
Teddy Bear Picnic @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
About this event: Bring your Teddy Bear to the Library for a special celebration! We’ll have all kinds of Teddy Bear Activities! Designed for: Children, ages two to eight. Babies and siblings welcome! Registration: Required.[...]
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Art Lessons with Mary Chache 11:30 am
Art Lessons with Mary Chache @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch
Jul 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Art Lessons with Mary Chache @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
 . About this event: Join us for Art Lessons with local artist, Mary Chache! During this mini series, we will create masterpieces that connect with our Reading Rocks theme. Designed for: Children, ages 7-12 Registration: Free, Limited[...]
Scranton’s Pop-Up Library 12:00 pm
Scranton’s Pop-Up Library @ Co-Op Farmer's Market
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Scranton's Pop-Up Library @ Co-Op Farmer's Market | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
Let the Library Come to You! The Scranton Public Library will be visiting the Co-Op Farmer’s Market in Scranton every Wednesday from 12-3 PM with our Pop-Up Library, weather permitting. Here are just a few[...]
Creative Crafting: Canvas Painting! 2:00 pm
Creative Crafting: Canvas Painting! @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
About this event: Miss Amber will guide you through the steps needed to create a canvas masterpiece. We have the materials—you bring the imagination! Designed for: Children, ages seven to twelve. Registration: Required. Please call 570-207-0764[...]
Junior Battle of the Books Team Meeting 4:00 pm
Junior Battle of the Books Team Meeting @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
About this Event: Join our team as we prepare to compete against readers from all across Lackawanna County in The Junior Battle of the Books! Teams will be formed, weekly meetings will be held. Readers[...]
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Rhythm & Rhyme 11:30 am
Rhythm & Rhyme @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Rhythm & Rhyme @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Rhythm & Rhyme is a story time focused on exploring the world of music at the library. During each session, we will use simple musical instruments: egg shakers, rhythm sticks, beanbags, and a[...]
Kids Dig 4-H 1:00 pm
Kids Dig 4-H @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
About this event: Join us as we get a garden started at the library! Penn State Master Gardeners and Lackawanna County 4-H will be here to help us learn through plant science activities and create[...]
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Scranton’s Pop-Up Library 11:00 am
Scranton’s Pop-Up Library @ Citizens Savings Bank
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Scranton's Pop-Up Library @ Citizens Savings Bank | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
Let the Library Come to You! The Scranton Public Library will be visiting Citizens Savings Bank in Scranton, every 4th Friday of the month, July through October, with our Pop-Up Library, weather permitting. We will[...]
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Story Time with Miss Amber 11:30 am
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Storytime is designed to promote and enhance early literacy skills in your child. During this program, we incorporate themed stories, movement songs, crafts and free play in a way that encourages vocabulary[...]
Make it with Play-Doh 1:00 pm
Make it with Play-Doh @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Make it with Play-Doh @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Join us for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Activity at the Library! Bring your imagination and stop by to show us what you can sculpt with our doh. Make it[...]
Battle of the Books Team Meeting 3:00 pm
Battle of the Books Team Meeting @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
About this Event: Join our team as we prepare to compete against readers from all across Lackawanna County in The Battle of the Books! Teams will be formed, weekly meetings will be held. Readers will[...]
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Scranton’s Pop-Up Library 11:00 am
Scranton’s Pop-Up Library @ Wayne Bank
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Scranton's Pop-Up Library @ Wayne Bank | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
Let the Library Come to You! The Scranton Public Library will be visiting Wayne Bank in Scranton, every other Tuesday of the month, July through September, with our Pop-Up Library, weather permitting. We will be[...]
Creative Crafting: Canvas Painting! 1:00 pm
Creative Crafting: Canvas Painting! @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
About this event: Join us for an advanced crafting class in honor Harry Potter! Miss Amber will guide you through the steps to create a wizard wand. Designed for: Children, ages seven to twelve. Registration: Required.[...]
Sciencetellers: Mystery of the Golden Piano 4:00 pm
Sciencetellers: Mystery of the Golden Piano @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
About this event: Grab your spurs and journey with us to the Wild West, where a bank robbing outlaw is back in town! After the Sheriff mysteriously vanishes, two young kids must saddle up to[...]
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