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Second Sunday with Friends: Amazing Birds of Prey | Children's Library

Once again the Friends of the Scranton Public Library are sponsoring this extremely popular family program. Bill Streeter from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center will be showing several of his beautiful birds of prey. Learn about adaptations, the food chain, habits and bird characteristics. A great opportunity for homeschoolers. Join us Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 2:00PM     Lackawanna […]

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Be impulsive | Abington Community Library

Did you know that one blood donation can save three lives and that every two seconds someone needs blood?  The Abington Community Library will host a Blood Drive on Saturday October 27 from 9 am to 1 pm.  Appointments recommended but walk-ins are welcome. Visit lifesourcepa.org to sign up and click on Make an Appointment. Be […]

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Chris Norton to Host TGAR Final Viewing | Lackawanna County Library System

Tuesday, Oct. 23  /  7:30 P.M.  /  Abington Community Library Join WVIA’s Chris Norton at the Abington Community Library to view the final episode of The Great  American Read, the PBS series that has gotten people all over the country talking about books. The book voted America’s best loved novel will be announced at the […]

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Tickets Available for American Masters Lecture | Lackawanna County Library System

Colson Whitehead: Winner of the National Book Award & Pulitzer Prize Tickets are now available online and at Lackawanna County Libraries for Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad, who, will deliver the Lackawanna County Library System’s 2018 American Masters Lecture on Thursday, November 15, at 7 p.m., in the Scranton Cultural Center. Whitehead, 48, […]

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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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Fringe Festival: Playing Shakespeare: an acting workshop for youth | Children's Library

PLAYING SHAKESPEARE: AN ACTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH                             RATED PG| 90 MINUTES Participants choose a speech or a scene from one of Shakespeare’s plays (texts provided) and with exercises, costumes, and props, each participant will create a short scene to be shared with others. Join […]

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Website Maintenance on Wednesday, September 19th | Abington Community Library

The My Account and Catalog features of the website will be unavailable starting Wednesday, September 19th starting at 9 pm for software maintenance.  My Account and Catalog features should be back online by morning.

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National Book Awards Long Lists Released | Lackawanna County Library System

Winners to Be Announced on Nov. 14 Since 1950, the National Book Awards have been honoring the best books published in this country, including works written in other languages, translated into English and available to American readers. The objective, according to the National Book Foundation, presenter of the awards, “is to celebrate the best literature […]

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Free tutoring for Nursing and Computer Science students! | Lackawanna County Library System

 Free, On-demand, online tutoring for nursing & health care and computer science students is now available via the library’s partnership with Tutor.com. Get started by visiting Tutor.com via our eResources page. Expert tutors are available to help with: Microsoft Suite C++ Programming Java Programming Python Programming Relational Databases (SQL) Web Design Algebra Anatomy & Physiology […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month | Abington Community Library

National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15. To celebrate, check out eResources on our website and learn various language courses through Mango, read audiobooks in Spanish in RBDigital, and explore your geneaology in Ancestry.

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