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Taylor, Albright & Children’s Libraries Reach the Stars | Lackawanna County Library System

Gold Star Status Awarded The Albright Memorial Library, Taylor Community Library and Lackawanna County Children’s Library have been named Gold Star Libraries by the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) for their efforts to help patrons achieve the literacies they need as citizens of the 21st Century. The libraries earned the recognition for focusing programming and activities […]

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Holiday Greetings from the Library System | Lackawanna County Library System

Merry Christmas! Everyone at the Lackawanna County Library System wishes you and your loved ones the happiest of holidays. May the spirit of Christmas be with you this holiday season in throughout the year ahead. Thank you for being part of the Lackawanna County Library System community. We are proud to serve you throughout the […]

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The Perfect Holiday Gift | Lackawanna County Library System

Looking for that last minute gift? Wondering what to buy for the person that has everything? I’d like to suggest purchasing Clarks Summit: A Narrative this holiday season for all the tricky people on your list. Originally written by Helen and John Villaume in 1986, it was reprinted last year with updated information and is […]

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Teen Battle of the Book Survey | Lackawanna County Library System

We are seeking teen input for the 2018 Teen Battle of the Books. You can help decide what books you will have to read to compete against other teams from around the Lackawanna County Library System by taking the survey below. Please take the survey for the grade you will be entering in the 2017-2018 school […]

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‘Tis the Season for Giving | Lackawanna County Library System

Winter Warmers for St. Joe’s We’re collecting hats, gloves, mittens and socks for the residents of St. Joseph’s Center. For over 100 years, St. Joe’s has been helping people in need, notably individuals diagnosed with Intellectual Disability or a developmental delay. Drop your donation off at a Lackawanna County library before the end of the […]

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Answers to Teen Health Questions on Our Website | Lackawanna County Library System

A Safe Place to Explore Health Issues For teens who have questions about their growing bodies, we have a health database created just for them that promises “real answers” to questions about “real life.” The website tackles tough topics familiar with today’s adolescents through an extensive menu of topics. Unlike some health websites that are […]

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Help with Technology Is Just a Click Away | Lackawanna County Library System

Information Literacy Begins @ the Library Whether you have basic questions about how to use your computer or need to learn how to write code for career advancement, we’ve got you covered with Computer Skills & Technology, a tab on the eResources page of our website. For beginners, there is Computer Skills Center to help […]

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Best Illustrated Children’s Books Named | Lackawanna County Library System

New York Times and New York Public Library Awards For 65 years, the New York Times and the New York Public Library have collaborated in choosing what they consider the best illustrated books for children published during the year, and their choices for 2017 have just been announced. If you have children on your Christmas […]

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TrueFlix: A New Resource for Science | Lackawanna County Library System

Available on Our Website Here’s a great new way to study history and science! It’s called TrueFlix and it’s on our website, so kids and their parents can be confident that the material is accurate, appropriate and free. TrueFlix is a multimedia resource where students can watch, read and explore true facts about people, places […]

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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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