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Take A Look At My Bookshelf | Abington Community Library

When I look at my bookshelf at home, it’s like looking through a photo album. Each spine is a small snapshot of a time, a place, a person and sometimes, all three. Were you to stare at my bookcase with me, I would point to each book and tell you which were gifts or which […]

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Do Judge A Book By Its Cover | Abington Community Library

Full disclosure, I judged a book by its cover. Before I worked at Abington, I worked in a bookstore and I distinctly remember creating a display with Tom Perrotta’s The Leftovers and being struck by the haunting cover: a black and white image of a muscular man punching a concrete wall. He seemed all at […]

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What makes something go viral? | Abington Community Library

      Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers, gives a thought-provoking and enjoyable discussion of the psychology of why we like what we like. Plan to attend this fascinating lecture on Thursday September 7, at 7 P.M. at the Scranton Cultural Center as part of the American Masters Lecture series. Admission is free for […]

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Completing the Summer Reading Club | Abington Community Library

        It’s still summer, but if you want to turn in  your completed Summer Reading Club log, we’re ready for you! From July 17 until August 31, turning in your completed log gets you lots of prizes. No matter how many minutes you’ve read, you’ll get earbuds (first 250 finishers), a free […]

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Libby is here! | Abington Community Library

Abington Community Library is excited to share that Libby, the one-tap reading app from OverDrive is ready to meet you. Libby is available for OverDrive users to download and enjoy. Go to lclshome.org > Find > Explore eResources today!

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We’re looking for a few good men and women! | Abington Community Library

Save the Date: Abington Community Library will host our 3rd Annual Tasting By the Book on Saturday, October 21, 7 PM. Our theme is All Around the Table with proceeds benefitting intergenerational and youth programming. Currently we’re looking for a few good men and women to join our planning committee to make final decisions on […]

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A Gold Star Library | Abington Community Library

Celebrate with us: the Abington Community Library has become the first library in Lackawanna County to become a PA Forward Gold Star Library! Be on the lookout for more information about what this means and how it matters to you. Also, join us on Wednesday, August 2 for a piece of cake in the afternoon […]

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SWB Railriders Presents READing Railroad | Abington Community Library

All children who sign up for Summer Reading Club receive a special bookmark from the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders. When you read 5 books from the Library, get a free ticket to the game on Library Day, August 16. You will need to redeem your bookmark from the PNC Field Box Office by August 16 for a […]

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Our Summer Reading Programs are Heating Up! | Abington Community Library

The Summer Reading Programs for children, teens,  and adults are heating up this July. Children still have plenty of time to keep track of your minutes read for prizes and adults and teens can sign up and receive a PUNCH CARD. If you complete 3 out of the 5 activities listed on the card, you’ll […]

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Fabulous Female Authors | Abington Community Library

If you need something different to read this summer, try these seven female authors. Each bring their own unique voice and experiences and each book can be found in the library system. Happy reading and let us know what you think! 7. The Comet Seekers by Helen Sedgwick Atmospheric in every sense of the word, […]

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