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Drug Take-Back Day | Abington Community Library

Saturday, October 28 from 10AM-2PM, the Abington Community Library will be participating in a Drug Take-Back Event along with the Lackawanna County Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Pills for adults and pets may be surrendered for safe and proper disposal. This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. The Clarks Summit Police Department […]

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Be Kind…Randomly! | Abington Community Library

Did you know that October is Random Acts of Kindness Month? Doing something kind for someone else not only makes them feel good, but you too! Why not try one of the ideas below? Remember: it doesn’t cost anything to be nice. And, you never know how much your act of kindness might mean to […]

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Job Announcement from Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

Please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the specific requirements of the position to slongo@albright.org. Abington Community Library Job Description – Circulation Clerk Plus Because of the nature of work in a small public library, with periods of heavy activity at unpredictable times, each staff member, while having specific duties, must be […]

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Scranton Reads: Gilead | Abington Community Library

  “Scranton Reads” Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. A facilitated discussion of Gilead will take place on Monday, October 23rd from 6 to 7 PM in the Children’s Story Room at the Abington Community Library.  Facilitator: Renee Roberts. A limited number of free copies of the book are now available when you sign up for the book discussion program. Please […]

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Voice Your Questions with Your Tutor | Abington Community Library

        Tutor.com, a free program service available to any patron with a Lackawanna County Library system card, can be utilized daily from 4PM to 10PM. You’ll receive real tutors in math, science, social studies, and English. Tutors can also review resumes and papers. Now its easier than ever to connect with your […]

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Fall Book Sale Alert | Abington Community Library

Alert! Alert! The Friends of the Abington Community Library will host their fall book sale this Saturday, October 7 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church (1310 Morgan Hwy, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 18411). There will be thousands of donated books, CDs, and DVDs for everyone from the littlest tot […]

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By the Book | Abington Community Library

Reading the “By the Book” feature in The New York Times is my favorite weekly ritual. I’m obsessed with knowing what Viet Thanh Nguyen and Emma Straub are flipping through at any given time. Since I routinely answer the questions in my head, I decided it would be fun to actually record my answers and […]

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Suggestion Box | Abington Community Library

You asked…we listened! Although we can’t always provide solutions to all of your suggestions, we have been able to implement  some of your ideas, such as adding after school Lego and Minecraft programs. Check our website or follow us on Facebook for dates and times of upcoming programs. Also, Miss Laura has ordered some new […]

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Cosplay Night for Teens | Abington Community Library

Do you like cosplay? Do you love Harry Potter, Star Wars, Marvel, or another fandom? Here is your chance to get together with other teens from around Lackawanna County Library System for a fun night of dancing, DJ games, and trivia. Dress up as your favorite characters from Anime, Manga, movies, books, or comic. Costumes […]

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Tasting by the Book III: All Around the Table | Abington Community Library

Join us for an evening of interesting food and live entertainment. Sample delicious bites of soups, salads, breads, desserts, casseroles and more from over 35 local community cooks in a relaxed atmosphere while supporting the library. Tickets are $25, must be purchased in advance, and are available at the Abington Community Library.  All proceeds directly […]

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