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Teen Battle of the Book Survey | Lackawanna County Library System

We are seeking teen input for the 2019 Teen Battle of the Books. You can help decide what books you will have to read to compete against other teams from around the Lackawanna County Library System by taking the survey below. Please take the survey for the grade you will be entering next September (2019). Voting […]

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Holiday Greetings from the Library System | Lackawanna County Library System

Merry Christmas! Everyone at the Lackawanna County Library System wishes you and your loved ones the happiest of holidays. May the spirit of Christmas be with you this holiday season in throughout the year ahead. Thank you for being part of the Lackawanna County Library System community. We are proud to serve you throughout the […]

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Book Lists Provide Plenty of Reading Ideas | Lackawanna County Library System

The Best of 2018 Readers love book lists, so here are a few to help you plan your own reading or gift giving this holiday season. Library Reads is a monthly report of favorites chosen by librarians from throughout the country. Their Favorite of Favorites 2018 is a worth a look. The Chicago Public Library’s […]

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Request for Proposal for HR Consulting Services | Lackawanna County Library System

The Lackawanna County Library System seeks proposals for Human Resources Consulting Services to provide review, revision, and updating of the Personnel Policy. Proposals are due December 14, 2018. For more information, see the Request for Proposal.

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‘Tis the Season for Giving | Lackawanna County Library System

Winter Warmers for St. Joe’s We’re collecting hats, gloves, mittens and socks for the residents of St. Joseph’s Center. For over 100 years, St. Joe’s has been helping people in need, notably individuals diagnosed with Intellectual Disability or a developmental delay. Drop your donation off at a Lackawanna County library before the end of the […]

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Happy Hanukkah | Lackawanna County Library System

Festival of Lights  /  December 2 to December 10   Hanukkah begins on Sunday, Dec. 2 with the lighting of the first of eight candles commemorating the rededicating of the Temple of Jerusalem following the rebellion of the Maccabees against the Seleucid Empire in the second century BCE. While it is a holiday marked by songs, […]

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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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National Book Awards Announced | Lackawanna County Library System

The 2018 National Book Awards were announced last week during a ceremony in New York City and for 2018, books that reflect the diversity of America won in several categories. Sigrid Nunez won fiction award for The Friend, and Jeffrey C. Stewart for The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke, a biography of the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! | Lackawanna County Library System

From the Lackawanna County Library System This year, as every year, we are thankful for the 60,000+ residents of Lackawanna County who have library cards and make Lackawanna County Libraries among the busiest places in our communities. We wish you a very happy Thanksgiving!

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Mary Belin Rhodes Named William W. Scranton Library Laureate | Lackawanna County Library System

Third Person to Receive Award Mary Belin Rhodes, of Waverly, a community leader and dedicated supporter of the American Masters Lecture, has been named the William W. Scranton Library Laureate by the Lackawanna County Library System. “Mrs. Rhodes is being honored for her deep commitment to the community and her dedication to lectures presented by […]

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