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Second Sunday with Friends: The Magic of Sharks! | Children's Library

The Magic of Sharks Sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Don’t miss this magical undersea adventure with Steve the Magician! Learn why Steve says the Whitetip Shark is the most magical shark in the ocean, and be amazed by a special treasure chest filled with  things that are “more dangerous than a […]

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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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Help us get ready for Summer Reading Club! | Abington Community Library

Abington Community Library is getting ready for a fun-filled summer! You can help Build a Better World at the library by making a donation for our exciting programs scheduled for this summer. To donate, take a bunny from the basket in our children’s room and pick up the item(s) the next time you’re at the […]

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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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Kids & Teens, Vote Today! | Abington Community Library

Have you seen the special book display in the children’s library? To celebrate Children’s Book Week, we are voting to choose winners for the Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards. Help your child take a ballot that corresponds to their grade level: K-2nd Grade, 3-4th Grade, 5th-6th Grade, or 7th-12th Grade. Only one vote per person please. […]

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Family Story Time- CANCELLED | Children's Library

Family Story Time has been cancelled for tonight, but Ms. Jenny will be hosting our One Book Every Young Child celebration featuring the book, Daniel Finds A Poem, on Thursday night at 6 PM! Features stories, songs, activities, and lots of fun! Hope to see you there!  

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Books to Help Your Child Learn About the Holocaust | Abington Community Library

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Is your child asking questions or learning about the Holocaust in school? Are you looking for resources to give your child or read alongside him or her? Check out a list of age-appropriate books below, available for checkout through the Lackawanna County Library System. Keep in mind that the age […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: The Wonder of Butterflies | Children's Library

The Wonders of Butterflies, sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Mari Gruber,  “The Butterfly Lady” will introduce children and adults to the wonders of butterflies and moths using puppets , songs, and costumes. Children have the opportunity to observe live caterpillars and butterflies. As a special Mother Day’s treat, the Bear Mountain  Butterfly […]

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Reptiles: the Beautiful and the Deadly sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library | Children's Library

Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland  Reptiles: the Beautiful and the Deadly introduces audiences to the fascinating world of turtles, crocodilians, lizards, and snakes. Join us this Sunday April 9, 2017 @ 2:00PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine St., Scranton, PA 18509 To register, call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015 www.albright.org/childrens

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Friends’ Book Sale, Communities Matter Day, Drug Take back Day, and more! | Abington Community Library

              Get ready for a busy weekend with the Abington Community Library! The Friends’ semi-annual book sale will take place at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church on Saturday April 8 from 8:30 to 2:00; be sure to stop by the Teen Leadership Committee’s Bake Sale after perusing our […]

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