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Thanksgiving Gift: Pajamas for Kids | Lackawanna County Library System

Drop Off Your Donation @ the Library While you’re out buying the fixings for your family’s Thanksgiving festivities, how about picking up something for people who have little. As the cold weather approaches, Friends of the Poor are asking for donations of pajamas for children from newborn to age 12. Make your donation of new, […]

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Mark Your Calendar: Nov. 7th Is Election Day | Lackawanna County Library System

Civic & Social Literacy Begins @ the Library One of our most sacred duties as citizens is exercising our right to vote. Important offices are up for grabs this year. If you want to know more about offices, candidates, election rules and polling place locations, the library is a great place to start. A PA […]

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Daylight Savings Times Ends Nov. 4th | Lackawanna County Library System

Time to Change Your Batteries Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night, Nov. 4, because Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday. It’s your annual chance to get an extra hour of sleep. You’ll sleep even better if you use the occasion to change the batteries […]

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Jeanie Sluck Cited for Library, Community Work | Lackawanna County Library System

Jeanie Sluck, director of the Taylor Community Library, was received the Pennsylvania Library Association’s Certificate of Merit during the association’s annual conference last week in Pittsburgh. “Jeanie exemplifies what a library director can be in today’s world, and she is a role model for her peers in libraries across the state,” says the document submitted […]

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Free Tutoring with Tutor.com | Kids

Need a tutor or extra homework help? Tutor.com provides free online sessions with real tutors in English, Social Studies, Math and Science. The website is open to any student from elementary school to college and beyond. Free services with your library card include: Online tutoring sessions every day from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm Practice […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Dino Dig! | Children's Library

Dino Dig! with field paleontologists, Mike and Roberta Staka sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Join us for this interactive fossil talk after which Paleontologist Roberta will take the Jr. Paleontologists on a dig of their own. After the dig, everyone can spend time viewing the fossil museum. Sunday, October 8, 2017 […]

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Law Library Is Not Just for Lawyers | Lackawanna County Library System

Ground Level, Lackawanna County Courthouse / Monday to Friday: 9 A.M. – 3 P.M. Did you know that the Lackawanna County Law Library is open to the public? If you have a legal question or issue that you want to research, you can visit the Law Library for access to a variety of legal publications […]

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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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Big Library Read Is Back with “The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett” | Lackawanna County Library System

Unlimited Copies Available from Oct. 12 to 26 Readers got to choose the book for the next Big Library Read and they voted for Chelsea Sedoti’s The Hundred Lives of Lizzie Lovett. It’s the story of two teenagers: Lizzie, who disappeared during a camping trip; and Hawthorn Creely, a girl who sets out to find […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival @ the Children’s Library | Children's Library

For the third year in a row, the Lackawanna County Children’s Library is pleased to be a Scranton Fringe Festival venue. Thanks to a Lackawanna County Arts and Culture grant, the Festival is able to provide us with performers at no charge to the public. Three performance filled days for children and families. Starting Thursday night, September 28 […]

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