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Lackawanna County Proposed Budget Released | Lackawanna County Library System

2018 Proposed Lackawanna County Budget Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen Cummings have announced a proposed budget for 2018. The full budget is available for review on the Lackawanna County website. The Commissioners have scheduled Public Budget Hearings regarding the proposed 2018 Budget to be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the […]

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Lackawanna County Reassessment — Video Link | Lackawanna County Library System

The Lackawanna County Commissioners have placed a question on the November 2017 ballot regarding property reassessment. The question on the ballot will read: “Shall the Lackawanna County Commissioners incur debt not to exceed $13 (Thirteen Million) Dollars solely for the purpose of conducting a countywide revision of assessment so that all real estate within the […]

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Free Tutoring with Tutor.com | Kids

Need a tutor or extra homework help? Tutor.com provides free online sessions with real tutors in English, Social Studies, Math and Science. The website is open to any student from elementary school to college and beyond. Free services with your library card include: Online tutoring sessions every day from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm Practice […]

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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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Law Library Is Not Just for Lawyers | Lackawanna County Library System

Ground Level, Lackawanna County Courthouse / Monday to Friday: 9 A.M. – 3 P.M. Did you know that the Lackawanna County Law Library is open to the public? If you have a legal question or issue that you want to research, you can visit the Law Library for access to a variety of legal publications […]

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Children’s Books Sought As Christmas Presents | Lackawanna County Library System

October Library Collection You can help make some kids in our community happy this Christmas by donating gently used children’s books to “Operation ‘Dear Santa’”, the October collection at all Lackawanna County libraries. On Christmas Day, the books will be under the tree for the youngsters to enjoy all year long. Make sure that the […]

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Big Library Read Is Back with “The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett” | Lackawanna County Library System

Unlimited Copies Available from Oct. 12 to 26 Readers got to choose the book for the next Big Library Read and they voted for Chelsea Sedoti’s The Hundred Lives of Lizzie Lovett. It’s the story of two teenagers: Lizzie, who disappeared during a camping trip; and Hawthorn Creely, a girl who sets out to find […]

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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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Tasting by the Book III: All Around the Table | Abington Community Library

Join us for an evening of interesting food and live entertainment. Sample delicious bites of soups, salads, breads, desserts, casseroles and more from over 35 local community cooks in a relaxed atmosphere while supporting the library. Tickets are $25, must be purchased in advance, and are available at the Abington Community Library.  All proceeds directly […]

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Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19th | Lackawanna County Library System

Ahoy landlubbers! Don’t be a scallywag this September 19th!  Learn Pirate with our free language learning software, Mango Languages to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day!  Sign up for your free account today and you’ll be talking like a pirate in no time! Start your Pirate language lessons today!  

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