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Lackawanna County Library System

Children’s Library to Close During Restoration Work |

Friday, Feb. 15 through Wednesday, Feb. 27 The Lackawanna County Children’s Library will be closed for two weeks while work is done to restore the decorative floors and artwork that depict local history and landmarks. According to library director Laureen O’Handley, scheduled programs for children will be held in the Henkelman Room at the Albright […]

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Second Floor Renovations |

The Carbondale Library will be doing a partial renovation of their second floor space in preparation for their 145th Anniversary.  Redesigned spaces will focus on community areas as well as quiet study spaces.  The Library is working with J. P. Jay Associates for the redesign, Scott Postlethwait for painting, and Yeselavage for flooring. History: Ideas […]

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“Our Town” The Abingtons Notecards |

        The Abington  Professional Business Association is pleased to offer a collection of 12 notecards featuring the artwork of Shirley Wagner Eagen. These beautifully painted cards highlight 12 landmarks in the Abingtons. Each set of 12 is only $15, payable by cash or check (made out to APBA). They make a great […]

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Abington Closing At 2PM |

Due to weather conditions, Abington is closing at 2PM on Tuesday, January 29th.

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Sensory Playtime fun at the library |

          Some of our young patrons recently enjoyed a Sensory Playtime that included homemade play dough, glitter bottles, sensory cubes, scarves, balls, and more! Want to make your own homemade play dough or glitter bottles for fun at home? Click HERE for the recipes.

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Novel Thoughts Book Club Snow Date |

Due to Tuesday’s forecast, Novel Thoughts: Taco Tuesday, will be moved to Thursday, January 31st, 2019.

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Saturday Is Take Your Child to the Library Day |

Make Library Visits a Regular Habit All around the world, Saturday, Feb. 2 will be celebrated as “Take Your Child to the Library Day,” an initiative that encourages families to recognize the importance of their local library in the lives of their children. The day was conceived by librarians to raise community awareness about the […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Reading with Reptiles from Clyde Peelings Reptiland |

Enter the fascinating world of Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland with this interactive story time featuring LIVE rainforest animals! Sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library. Nowhere on earth can a greater diversity of life forms be found than in the tropical rainforests that straddle the equator. Plants and animals are disappearing at an alarming […]

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Museum Membership Raffle @ the Libraries |

Win Free Access & Activities for a Full Year Since 1908, the Everhart Museum has opened its doors in Scranton’s Nay Aug Park to lovers of natural history, science and art. Now the Museum is offering free membership to patrons of the Lackawanna County Library System through a raffle at each Library. Stop at the […]

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Pre-K Story Time Cancelled |

January 15- Pre-K Story Time at 10:30 AM has been cancelled today. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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