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Lexivore, the Podcast from the Abington Community Library – Episode 1 | Abington Community Library

Lexivore is a podcast produced by the Abington Community Library, with library staff Renee Roberts and Megha Baikadi hosting it.  We will be talking about library programs, book recommendations and explorations, and fun facts.  This first episode, we speak a bit about who we are and what we hope the podcast can be, then start […]

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Striving for Silver: Civic & Social Literacy | Albright Memorial Library

You may have seen a few flyers hanging up in the Library recently with an orange logo that says “Civic and Social Literacy.” But what is it and why do we have the logo? We’re here to tell you! The logo is the first step our Library is taking to become a PA Forward Silver […]

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Scranton Preparatory School | Book Discussion

Freshman  A Separate Peace by John Knowles To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Shane by Jack Schaefer Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Sophomore Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Lord of the Flies by William Golding The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway All Quiet on […]

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Scranton School District Intermediate Reading List | Book Discussion

SIXTH GRADE 1)    Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech (Realistic Fiction) AR: 4.7 Thirteen-year-old Mary Lou keeps a summer journal which chronicles her first experiences with romance, homesickness, and death. 2)    Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert (Non-fiction) AR: 4.4 Helen Keller lost her ability to see and hear before […]

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Dunmore School District Summer Reading Lists | Book Discussion

Incoming Freshmen Honors: Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom The Lord of the Flies by William Golding Shane by Jack Schaefer Average: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen The Lord of the Flies by William Golding Standard: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen Incoming Sophomores: Honors: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by […]

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April is National Poetry Month | Albright Memorial Library

April is National Poetry Month and what better way to discover new poets than with the Lackawanna Valley Digital Archive and the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Poetry Series.     The  Friends of the Scranton Public Library Poetry Series Collection  contains streaming video of over 50 readings by nationally renowned poets such as W.S. Merwin, Gary […]

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Women’s History Month | Albright Memorial Library

  March is Women’s History Month! Discover the amazing contributions made by women locally, nationally and globally! Staff have created a few book lists to help you launch your exploration of Women’s History Month.  Share your book suggestions in the comments below.    Call Me Kate: Meeting the Molly Maguires by Molly Roe Coming of […]

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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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Online Tutoring Available During Winter Break | Albright Memorial Library

Whether you are taking a class during the winter session or have a school assignment to complete, Tutor.com provides online tutoring with real tutors every day from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The live, one-on-one sessions can be used for any subject from the elementary level to adult literacy. You can also take advantage of […]

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Go Green with the Library: Holiday Guide | Albright Memorial Library

Pull up a chair, grab some hot cocoa, and go green this holiday season with these simple tips and tricks! Think Digital Holiday eCards Addressing 100’s of holiday cards for your family and friends can become quite a hassle and time consuming. Save your stamps and skip the drama this year by creating your own […]

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