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LEGO(R) Competition Results | Kids

Congratulations to the Taylor Community Library on their LEGO(R) competition win! This is their second victory in a row after last year’s win. Throughout the summer in libraries from around the Lackawanna County Library System kids worked together to build a LEGO(R) creation based on the Summer Reading Club theme, Build a Better World. Thank you […]

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Libraries Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Lackawanna River Conservation Association | Kids

The Lackawanna River Conservation Association is celebrating 30 years of river restoration and conservation. In appreciation for the work LRCA does to make the river better for everyone, Lackawanna County Libraries are hosting special programs over the next 30 (or so) days. For details on all events, check the Events Calendar at www.lclshome.org/calendar. Here’s a […]

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Word of the Week Challenge | Abington Community Library

Starting in September, check out the bulletin board in our Children’s Area for new fun word challenges. Can you use the word of the week in a sentence? Do you know the difference between “to”,  “too”, and “two”? Learn some new words and have fun at the same time! A different challenge each week.

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Back to school is coming soon! | Abington Community Library

Whether your child is getting ready for preschool, elementary school, or middle school, the Lackawanna County Library System has lots of books to help ease first day anxieties. Here are some great suggestions to get you started: First Grade Here I Come by Tony Johnston, The Night Before Preschool by Natasha Wing, I Am Too […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: River Critters with Rebecca Lesko | Children's Library

The Lackawanna River Corridor Association is celebrating  its 30th anniversary this fall. In celebration of the anniversary and the  Lackawanna River, we have invited Rebecca Lesko from the Endless Mountains Nature to bring the river to us! What lives in our creeks and rivers!? Youngsters will look for water critters such as hellgrammites and damsel […]

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Library Day with the Railriders | Abington Community Library

If your children registered for Summer Reading Club, they received a special “Reading Railroad” bookmark in their bag to read their way to a SWB Railriders game! Remember, they need to read 5 books from the library to check off the 5 squares on the coupon. Then, the bookmark can be redeemed at the PNC […]

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Heritage Explorer Train | Carbondale Public Library

August 19th, 2017 from 9AM to 4:30PM Save the date! The Lackawanna Heritage Valley’s (LHV) “Heritage Explorer” program will return on Saturday, August 19, with an excursion to Carbondale’s Pioneer Days – Ethnic Heritage Festival. Ride the rails for an old-fashioned, fun-filled day for the whole family! For more information please Click Here!

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Lackawanna County Library System LEGO Build Off 2017! | Kids

Vote now! Every summer libraries through-out the Lackawanna County Library System compete in a LEGO Build Off!  LEGO lovers build elaborate scenes, amazing buildings and crazy vehicles to make the most fantastic entry for their library! The theme this year was Build A Better World! Below we are this year’s entries.  Vote for your favorite […]

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Goodbye Zinio, Hello RBdigital | Abington Community Library

Due to declining use and rising subscription costs, the library’s subscription to Zinio is no longer available as of July 31, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Now, check out RBdigital, formerly OneClick Digital. This growing collection of audiobooks and ebooks is available for checkout and download through the Lackawanna County Library System […]

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Free Events for Summer Readers on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday! | Kids

Looking for something to do? Lackawanna County Libraries have great ideas for kids in the Summer Reading Program! Thursday, August 3, 10 AM to noon: ARTS Engage! Day at the Electric City Trolley Museum, Cliff Street, Scranton. Free arts activities, free trolley rides, and hands-on interactive fun. Friday, August 4 at 1 PM: Hairspray Jr. […]

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