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Program Highlight: Read to Dogs | Abington Community Library

Volunteers from Therapy Dogs, International gather each month at the Abington Community Library for an evening of reading and togetherness. Library patrons may do a double-take when dogs walk into the Library, but it’s a welcome sight. Easygoing dogs who love attention visit the Library on the second Wednesday of each month from 6-7PM. Children […]

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Ugly Sweater Open Mic Night @ the Children’s Library | Children's Library

Do you own a crazy holiday sweater? Have a special talent too? Wear your favorite ugly sweater and join our holiday edition open-mic night! Kids ages 8-14, of all levels and abilities, are welcome to perform. Invite your families and friends to come join in the audience! Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine Street, Scranton, […]

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Taylor Community Library Closing | Kids

Taylor Community Library will be closing at 3:00 p.m. 11/15/18 due to inclement weather conditions.

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

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 children and family to see these beautiful birds up close! Join us Sunday, November […]

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Holiday Programs for Children at the Library | Abington Community Library

Check out some special programs in December and register your kids today! Holiday Storytime on Wed., Dec. 5 at 10:30AM and Thurs., Dec. 6 at 10:30AM: Enjoy holiday and winter stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome. For Ages 2-5. Holiday Story Train on Sun., Dec. 9 at 6:30PM: Wear your pajamas to this special […]

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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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