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145th Anniversary Party | Carbondale Public Library

Saturday, May 4th, 2019 @ 5:30PM The Carbondale Public Library will be celebrating its 145th Anniversary with a dinner at The Anthracite Center (41 N. Main St. Carbondale, PA).  Tickets are $30 per person.  Invitations are available at the Library or please call (570-282-4281) if you wish to have one mailed to you.  Please RSVP […]

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Do You “You Live Here, You Should Know This!”?? | Lackawanna County Library System

SCRANTON, PA – What was the Vin-Fizz? When was the Keystone Academy founded? You can learn the answers to these local history questions and more on Saturday, May 4 at the 10th annual “You Live Here, You Should Know This” local history game show! Hosted by the Lackawanna Historical Society, the games will begin at […]

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Mobile Printing at 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 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 it […]

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National Library Week Coloring Contest! | Kids

Show your love for books and libraries during National Library Week by entering the Children’s Library Coloring Contest! Contest runs April 7th through April 13th! You can stop by the library to pick up your coloring sheet entry or you can print one of the PDFs attached. Please make sure to include your child’s first […]

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Helping the Homeless Is the Focus of April Collection | Lackawanna County Library System

Items Needed for the Community Intervention Center Since 1972, the Community Intervention Center of Lackawanna County has been helping homeless and marginalized people with services that encourage personal empowerment, self-sustaining recovery and stabile housing. You can help, too! During the month of April, Lackawanna County libraries will be collecting new and gently used backpacks, women’s […]

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National Library Week Recognizes Link to Strong Communities | Lackawanna County Library System

April 7-13 National Library Week starts on Sunday and once again this year all around the country, libraries will be celebrated as vibrant centers of their communities, schools and college campuses. The theme for National Library Week 2019 is Libraries = Strong Communities, a national advocacy effort to build public awareness about the value of […]

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W.S. Merwin Used Local Fire As Material for a Poem | Lackawanna County Library System

Verse Describes Old Men Picking Through Ashes for Unburned Cigars Former poet laureate W.S. Merwin, who died last week, lived in Scranton as a boy, and while many of his early poems describe incidents from his youth, few detail incidents that identify Scranton or identifiable events he witnessed while living here. One exception is a […]

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Website Maintenance | Lackawanna County Library System

The library’s website will be down for a period of time on the morning of Thursday, March 21st for maintenance.  Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.

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Celebrate International Read to Me Day | Lackawanna County Library System

Tuesday, March 19  /  Everywhere Here’s a day you can celebrate easily: All you need is a child and a book. It’s good for the child and good for you, too. International Read to Me Day is observed in recognition of the role that reading to children plays in their ultimate literacy. Studies show that […]

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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. Activities include – Build Your Own Neuron, Brain Salt Maps, Taste with Your Nose, Can You Hear Me Now, and everybody’s favorite, the Stroop Effect! Saturday, March 23, 2019  at 2:00 PM Lackawanna County Children’s […]

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