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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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Junior Book Club: The Biggest Pumpkin by Steven Kroll | Book Discussion

When two mice discover that they’ve both set their sights on the same little pumpkin, they decide to work together to help it grow as big as possible. Join Miss Angela to practice and improve reading skills in a fun, friendly, and informal setting. Monday, October 23 at 6 PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month | Albright Memorial Library

National Hispanic Heritage Month is every year starting on September 15th and runs through October 15th.  It’s an opportunity to learn and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens who ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Books for Kids:  Round is a tortilla : a book of […]

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Lunch and Learn: Stephanie Longo | Book Discussion

Please join us as The Carbondale Public Library Between the Covers Book Club presents Lunch and Learn featuring Stephanie Longo, author of Italians of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Dunmore. Lunch and Learn Details When: Thursday, October 26th, Noon Where: Amber’s Restaurant Carbondale Grand Hotel 25 S Main St, Carbondale, PA 18407 Tickets: $20/person Benefits the Carbondale Public […]

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September Social Justice Book Club | Albright Memorial Library

Join us as we discuss this month’s Social Justice Book Club selection, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie on Monday, September 11th at 6:30 pm in the Community Room – Basement of the Lackawanna County Children’s Library. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, […]

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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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