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New Program! Cruise into Kindergarten | Children's Library

The Scranton Public Library takes its role in the early childhood community seriously. Children’s development in the years between birth and Kindergarten is impacted greatly by loving relationships and stimulating young minds through play. We acknowledge and support families as a child’s first teacher. Over the decades, the Lackawanna County Children’s Library has offered a […]

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Mystery Science @ the Lackawanna County Children’s Library | Children's Library

Experience the excitement and fun of science with students from the University of Scranton’s Neuroscience Society & Health Professions Organization. Kids will create Oobleck, Squishy Circuits, Mystery Markers, and engage in mind games and optical illusions! Saturday, April 1st  from 10-11:30PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509 Registration is required.  To […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Reptiles: Beautiful and Deadly @ the Lackawanna County Children’s Library | Children's Library

Reptiles: the Beautiful and the Deadly                                                                               sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library           […]

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Librarians’ Favorite Reads: April 2017 | Lackawanna County Library System

Great Ideas for Good Books People who work with books all day tend to be book lovers themselves, so who better to ask for book suggestions than librarians. For ideas from the people who know books best about what to read, check out LibraryReads. LibraryReads is a website that lets librarians from across the country […]

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ZooMobile to Kick Off Library Week | Lackawanna County Library System

Saturday, April 8th /  11 A.M. & 12:15 P.M.  /  Marketplace @ Steamtown The ZooMobile is coming to Scranton to help the Lackawanna County Library System kick off National Library Week! Based at Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, the ZooMobile is a mobile education program that travels with a variety of live animals that kids […]

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NEPA Match Day: working to make a better NEPA | Lackawanna County Library System

            Abington Community Library is one of 25 local nonprofits participating in Scranton Area Community Foundation’s NEPA Match Day collective. If we can raise $1,000 in donations before May 5, we will get an additional $1,000 from the Foundation! It’s a great way for us to show our support for […]

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Crazy 8’s Math Club POSTPONED | Carbondale Public Library

The start of the Crazy 8’s Math Club at the Carbondale Public Library will be postponed. We will hold an information session for parents about what this program is all about, and the importance of attending all 8 sessions on Monday, March 20th @ 4 PM for both grade levels. A Brief Introduction to Crazy […]

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Food Banks Need Restocking | Lackawanna County Library System

March Library Collection The winter in Lackawanna County has been an easy one for most of us, but even a mild winter means empty food banks since every year some families have to choose between heat and food. It is for those people in our community that Library patrons are pitching in during the month […]

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LAST DAY: Job Posting for Director, Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

The Board of Trustees of the Abington Community Library is seeking qualified candidates interested in applying for the job as director. Click for more details. The Abington Community Library, the second largest public library in Lackawanna County was established in 1960 and is a vibrant, community-based organization that serves a wide range of needs. Patrons […]

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Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash @ the Lackawanna County Children’s Library! | Children's Library

Join us for a Seussical celebration! Featuring stories, crafts, and musical performances by the students of CaPAA of NEPA! Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at 1:00 PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509 To register, call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015, or log on to: www.albright.org/childrens

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