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Upcoming website maintenance- Feb. 20th | Abington Community Library

The library’s website will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Monday, February 20th.  The website will be unavailable for a brief period of time during the day.  If you are having trouble renewing items online, please call Library Express at 570-558-1670 for a library staff member to assist you.  apologize for this inconvenience.

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Black History Month Book List | Albright Memorial Library

Celebrate Black History Month with our collection of books written by black authors and more. Americanah by Chimanda Ngozi Adichie Author of the TEDTalk speech, We Should All be Feminists, Chimanda Ngozi Adichie has written another powerful novel that follows a story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria. Americanah is […]

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Valentine’s Day Activities at our Libraries | Albright Memorial Library

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these fun activities and programs at our libraries. Library Express Bookstore Crafty Kids Club: Valentine’s Day Crab Saturday, February 11 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Join the Crafty Kids Club this Saturday as we make a Valentine’s Day Crab! For children of all ages. Lackawanna County Children’s Library Sunday Stories […]

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American Heart Month | Albright Memorial Library

February is American Heart Month and  now is a good time to make healthy commitments to improve your health and well-being.  Small, daily changes such as drinking an extra glass of water, taking the steps instead of the elevator, getting an extra 30-minute of sleep each night, or using balsamic vinegar instead of Caesar salad […]

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Civil War Roundtable: Embattled Freedom | Albright Memorial Library

The Civil War Roundtable will be meeting at the Lackawanna Historical Society, in the Catlin House at 232 Monroe Ave. on Tuesday, February 21st at 7 pm for a presentation by author Jim Remsen whose new book “Embattled Freedom” outlines the lives of thirteen fugitive slaves who settled in Waverly and returned South to fight in […]

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Upcoming Social Justice Book Club: In The Country We Love | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library’s Social Justice Book Club’s next meeting is Monday, March 13th at 6:30 pm.  The group will be discussing  In The Country We Love by Diane Guerrero.  In the Country We Love is a moving, heartbreaking story of one woman’s extraordinary resilience in the face of the nightmarish struggles of undocumented residents in […]

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Go Green with the Library: Green Cleaners | Albright Memorial Library

As we hunker down in our homes during the winter months, there is one step we can take to keep our homes safe – dispel harsh chemicals from the air we breathe. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), states that many household cleaners we use have volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can cause eye, nose, and […]

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Tax Forms are Here | Albright Memorial Library

The Reference Department has the following tax forms available to pick up:  1040 forms and instructions  1040 A forms and instructions  1040 EZ forms and instructions PA-40 forms *Update* Rent Rebate forms are now available. The tax forms can be found in the Reference Department, second floor of the Albright Memorial Library, on a display […]

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Free College Prep from Princeton Review | Albright Memorial Library

Available to Library Card Holders Here’s good news for high school students: The Princeton Review’s SAT and ACT Essentials is now available through tutor.com, the Library System’s online tutoring service. Princeton Review is one of the leading college prep services in the country. It’s SAT and ACT review courses are highly rated and can cost […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Book List | Albright Memorial Library

January 16 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and libraries across Pennsylvania are celebrating Dr. King’s life and work. The Pennsylvania Library Association and it’s literacy initiative, PA Forward, have put together this list of books that can help readers learn about Dr. King, the causes he dedicated his life to, and the events that […]

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