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Albright Celebrates Milestone | Lackawanna County Library System

Library Opened Its Doors in 1893 Scranton was a boom town in 1890 when John J. Albright proposed the creation of a public library for the City. His proposal resulted in the library that would bear his name opening its doors in 1893. Now, 125 year later, Mr. Albright’s dream lives on, even physically, as […]

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Free Career Coaching | Lackawanna County Library System

 Free Career Coaching is just a click away! The free coaching connects you with a real live coach that can help you with: Résumé and Interview Prep- Get your questions answered on how to prepare for that big interview. Résumé Review- Submit your completed résumé and have it returned to you with suggestions and comments […]

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Summer Quest Begins | Lackawanna County Library System

The Fun Runs from June 18 to August 10 Summer vacation is just weeks away and Lackawanna County libraries are busy building a schedule of fun and discovery to keep kids busy and engaged all summer long. It’s called “Summer Quest” and it is full of projects, entertainment and – since it’s sponsored by Lackawanna […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Sharks Rock! Magic of Sharks Part II! | Children's Library

Second Sunday with Friends presents Sharks Rock! The Magic of Sharks Part II! with Steve Woyce. Sharks Rock! is a shark-themed magic show that is both entertaining and educational. The audience will help Magician Steve Woyce make the magic happen as they learn mazing shark facts in this high energy comedy magic show. Volunteers will […]

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“What Are You Reading Now?” Book Round-Up | Lackawanna County Library System

During April and May, I had the amazing opportunity to travel around Lackawanna County and ask readers what they were reading at that moment. The program, “What Are You Reading Now?” gave me an opportunity to chat with people just like me – readers who love talking about their books, showing pictures of their libraries […]

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Teen Zines at Scranton’s First Friday | Lackawanna County Library System

Teens around the Lackawanna County Library System have been working hard on their own Zines. All this hard work will be displayed at Scranton’s First Friday, June 1st from 6 PM-7:30 PM at Library Express. What is a Zine? A Zine is a mini magazine used to share views and express oneself. Stop by to […]

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June Collection Helps the Incarcerated | Lackawanna County Library System

Men & Women at Lackawanna County Prison To people in prison, little things can mean a lot. That’s why Lackawanna County Libraries are supporting the Project Re-Entry Prison Ministry at Lackawanna County Prison with the June Library Collection. For men wrapped candy like Lifesavers, hard candy or mini-candy bars are requested. Women need socks, soap, […]

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“Summer Quest” to Begin with Music from Around the World | Lackawanna County Library System

Singer Will Visit All Libraries in June Daria Marmaluk-Hajioannou, a performer who has been called “an ambassador of song,” will kick off the Lackawanna County Library System’s summer reading and adventure program, “Summer Quest,” with performances at all county libraries. Daria’s shows will feature a mix of favorite songs from America and folk music traditions […]

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Bookmobile at First Friday Scranton Health Fair | Lackawanna County Library System

Join the Bookmobile on Friday, June 1st for the First Friday Scranton Health Fair from 4:30- 7:30 at Courthouse House Downtown Scranton. Step on board the Bookmobile and peruse our collection of materials on health and exercise. Don’t have a library card? No problem! You can sign-up for one right on the Bookmobile! It’s simple […]

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Mobile Printing Comes to the Library | Lackawanna County Library System

Send Your Print Jobs from Anywhere If you find yourself with a document to print, but no working printer is available, the Library can help. With our new MobilePrint Service™, you can send a print job from your personal computer or mobile device to printers at the library. Just stop at the library to pick […]

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