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Suggestion Box | Abington Community Library

You asked…we listened! Although we can’t always provide solutions to all of your suggestions, we have been able to implement  some of your ideas, such as adding after school Lego and Minecraft programs. Check our website or follow us on Facebook for dates and times of upcoming programs. Also, Miss Laura has ordered some new […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Dino Dig! | Children's Library

Dino Dig! with field paleontologists, Mike and Roberta Staka sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Join us for this interactive fossil talk after which Paleontologist Roberta will take the Jr. Paleontologists on a dig of their own. After the dig, everyone can spend time viewing the fossil museum. Sunday, October 8, 2017 […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival @ the Children’s Library | Children's Library

For the third year in a row, the Lackawanna County Children’s Library is pleased to be a Scranton Fringe Festival venue. Thanks to a Lackawanna County Arts and Culture grant, the Festival is able to provide us with performers at no charge to the public. Three performance filled days for children and families. Starting Thursday night, September 28 […]

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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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