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Art Inspired Make and Take Craft | Carbondale Public Library

Tuesdays Make and Take Craft at the Carbondale Public Library is inspired by art rather than crafting. Between 2 and 4:30 children can paint with unexpected art supplies. See some samples below, but more unexpected supplies will be available. You’ll have to come to find out what they are. Between 5 and 7 children will […]

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Craftmas: Altered Book Vases | Carbondale Public Library

                            Participants created decorative vases out of discarded books.  This was the first craft for our four-part “Craftmas” in July series.  If anyone is intersted in getting their craft on, the other crafts in the series are: Sashay Scarves (Friday, July 14th […]

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Fun with Ray Grins | Carbondale Public Library

We had a packed house at the Carbondale Public Library with over 100 kids and adults who enjoyed a  show with Ray Grins. He showed us juggling tricks from around the world, balancing tricks, and a unicycle for the finale. Children said it was fun and funny! A special thank you to the Julie Matylewicz […]

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Mahjong | Carbondale Public Library

Starting July 10th, the Carbondale Public Library will be hosting a Mahjong Club.  Open to beginners and experienced players, anyone intersted in the game has a chance to play Mahjong at the library. This extremely popular game originated in China and is a game of luck and skill, similar to rummy. Come and bring your friends. […]

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Electronic Map Donation | Carbondale Public Library

The Carbondale Public Library is excited to announce the donation of an electronic United States map. Learn/test your state capital knowledge! The map will be available on Saturday, June 24th for a preview. It can then be used at various special programs throughout the year. The donation was made by Telecom Pioneers.

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Summer Reading Club | Carbondale Public Library

It’s that time of year again! The Summer Reading Club begins in less than a week. Try our new Summer Reading Game! Monday, June 12th –  Friday, August 4th. Children 0-6th Grade are eligible to participate. Being read to, and reading own your own both count! Stop by the library to sign up starting June 12th. […]

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Author Patricia Thomas Visits the Library | Carbondale Public Library

Local author, Patricia Thomas, visited the Carbondale Public Library today. She read several of her books to about 30 children. After listening to stories, including “Green Bean, Green Bean,” each child was able to plant their own green bean seed to take home and watch it grow! Patrica Thomas read: “Stand Back,” Said the Elephant, […]

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Photo, Audio, and Video Editing | Carbondale Public Library

Soon libraries in Lackawanna County will be able to provide patrons with editing software in the form of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Audition, and Adobe Premiere.  The “Creation Station” consists of several Mac computers that will be available at four county libraries – Abington Community Library, North Pocono Public Library, Valley Community Library, and Scranton Public […]

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Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child to Be Featured | Carbondale Public Library

“Daniel Finds a Poem” by Micha Archer will be featured at the Carbondale Public Library on Wednesday, May 3rd. Children and their families can stop by anytime between 3 PM and 7 PM to explore a variety of activity stations from creating your own concrete poem and collage to seeing if your jumping skills compare […]

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Crazy 8’s Math Club POSTPONED | Carbondale Public Library

The start of the Crazy 8’s Math Club at the Carbondale Public Library will be postponed. We will hold an information session for parents about what this program is all about, and the importance of attending all 8 sessions on Monday, May 1st @ 4 PM for both grade levels. A Brief Introduction to Crazy […]

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