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Second Sunday with Friends: Amazing Birds of Prey | Children's Library

Once again the Friends of the Scranton Public Library are sponsoring this extremely popular family program. Bill Streeter from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center will be showing several of his beautiful birds of prey. Learn about adaptations, the food chain, habits and bird characteristics. A great opportunity for homeschoolers. Join us Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 2:00PM     Lackawanna […]

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Let’s Play! | Abington Community Library

It’s easy to find our lives filled with errands, organized activities, and of course work. But studies show that PLAY should be an important part of our kids’ day too. Check out these articles about making play a part of your daily routine: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/119/1/182 and http://www.thegeniusofplay.org/tgop/benefits/genius/benefits-of-play/benefits-of-play-home.aspx.  Enjoy the beautiful season of fall in NEPA and go for […]

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Cursive Club Returns! | Abington Community Library

The Library will offer its popular Cursive Club series for children beginning Thursday, November 1 at 4PM. This will be an introductory six-week course, continuing on Thursdays until December 13 (excluding Thanksgiving Day). All materials will be provided. Learn the first half of the alphabet in cursive and practice your handwriting with fun games and […]

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Fringe Festival: Playing Shakespeare: an acting workshop for youth | Children's Library

PLAYING SHAKESPEARE: AN ACTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH                             RATED PG| 90 MINUTES Participants choose a speech or a scene from one of Shakespeare’s plays (texts provided) and with exercises, costumes, and props, each participant will create a short scene to be shared with others. Join […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Bat Chat! @ the Lackawanna County Children’s Library | Children's Library

Families are cordially invited to attend the Second Sunday with Friends bat program.  Visit with real bats and  learn about how valuable they are to our environment. Thank you to the Friends of the Scranton Public Library for sponsoring this wonderful program from the Carbon County Environmental Education Center. Join us Sunday, October 14th, 2018 @ 2:00 PM Lackawanna County […]

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Fringe Festival Open Mic Night at the Children’s Library | Children's Library

TWEEN OPEN MIC NIGHT The Lackawanna County Children’s Library will host its premier Scranton Fringe Festival Tween Open Mic Night for teens and kids 8 through 14 on Friday, September 28 @ 6PM. Scranton is a town of great talent and talent which begins with the young! The Children’s Library will showcase the talented young people […]

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Book Sale Alert! | Abington Community Library

It’s that time of year! The Friends of the Abington Community Library are holding their annual book sale at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 6 from 8:30 AM to 2 PM. There will be thousands of books, DVDs, and CDs all ready for you to purchase and enjoy. The Friends Preview […]

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Website Maintenance on Wednesday, September 19th | Abington Community Library

The My Account and Catalog features of the website will be unavailable starting Wednesday, September 19th starting at 9 pm for software maintenance.  My Account and Catalog features should be back online by morning.

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Speak Like A Pirate! | Abington Community Library

International Talk Like A Pirate Day is this Wednesday, September 19th! If you’re interested in learning how to chat like Blackbeard or swap stories with Mary Read, you’re in luck! Mango Languages, a free service available to you with your Lackawanna County Library card, has an entire lesson devoted to teaching you to talk like […]

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Upcoming Programs for Kids | Carbondale Public Library

Attention parents and kids! Fall programs are announced for the Carbondale Public Library. Some returning programs as well as new programs are here for kids. Take a look below. Please note some programs require registration. You can stop by the library to register, or give us a call at 570-282-4281. Have a teen you want to […]

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