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Second Sunday with Friends: The Magic of Sharks! | Children's Library

The Magic of Sharks Sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Don’t miss this magical undersea adventure with Steve the Magician! Learn why Steve says the Whitetip Shark is the most magical shark in the ocean, and be amazed by a special treasure chest filled with  things that are “more dangerous than a […]

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Birds of Prey to Highlight Summer Reading Program | Lackawanna County Library System

Events Scheduled at all Libraries Kids who sign up for Summer Reading at Lackawanna County Libraries will have a chance to get up close and personal with an owl, a hawk and a falcon as the Endless Mountain Nature Center brings these raptors to each library this summer. All the birds on display are species […]

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Help Your Kids Avoid “Summer Setback” | Lackawanna County Library System

Make Summer Reading Programs @ the Library Part of their Schedule There are only a few weeks left of the school year and that means freedom for school-age children. But, did you know that a complete separation from activities such as reading and writing could have negative effects on a child’s education? It’s called “summer […]

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Adobe Programs Available @ Libraries | Lackawanna County Library System

Training Offered Along with Programs Artists and hobbyists who want to work with audio files, photos, video and graphics but don’t have the right programs on their home computers can do their work at the library. Adobe programs including Premiere, for video editing, Audition, a workstation for mixing, finishing, & editing audio, PhotoShop, a program […]

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Libraries Collect for Vets During May | Lackawanna County Library System

See List of Needed Items @ Your Library Memorial Day is often thought of as the beginning of the summer season, but the real meaning of the holiday is to remember those who gave their lives for our country. We should also use the occasion to remember and thank men and women still alive who […]

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Hugo Award Finalists Announced | Lackawanna County Library System

The Best in Science Fiction The Hugo Awards, science fiction’s most prestigious awards, have announced their short list for 2017. Winners will be announced on August 11 at World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) in Helsinki, Finland.   Science fiction’s most prestigious awards, Hugos are named after Hugo Gernsback, who, in 1926, founded Amazing Stories, the […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: The Wonder of Butterflies | Children's Library

The Wonders of Butterflies, sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Mari Gruber,  “The Butterfly Lady” will introduce children and adults to the wonders of butterflies and moths using puppets , songs, and costumes. Children have the opportunity to observe live caterpillars and butterflies. As a special Mother Day’s treat, the Bear Mountain  Butterfly […]

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Technology Tutoring in Carbondale | Lackawanna County Library System

2nd Tuesday of Each Month @ 1 P.M.  /  Carbondale Public Library If you need to learn computer basics, make better use of your iPad or iPhone, or start to use that eReader you got for Christmas but have not figured out yet, the Carbondale Public Library is ready to help you. Learn Facebook, Skype, […]

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2017 Pulitzer Prizes Announced | Lackawanna County Library System

Historical Novel Takes Top Fiction Award Colson Whitehead continued his sweep of literary prizes by winning the Pulitzer Prizein fiction for his historical novel, Underground Railroad. His was one of six awards in the books categories of letters, drama and music that, along with journalism awards make up the 2017 Pulitzers, among the most coveted […]

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Reptiles: the Beautiful and the Deadly sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library | Children's Library

Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland  Reptiles: the Beautiful and the Deadly introduces audiences to the fascinating world of turtles, crocodilians, lizards, and snakes. Join us this Sunday April 9, 2017 @ 2:00PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine St., Scranton, PA 18509 To register, call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015 www.albright.org/childrens

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