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Voting Open for LEGO(R) Contest | Lackawanna County Library System

Time for the Lackawanna County Library System annual LEGO Build Off! Children from libraries around Lackawanna County built creations to try to bring the LEGO Trophy to their library. The theme this year was “Libraries Rock!” Below are this year’s entries.  Vote for your favorite creation and the winning library will be awarded the LCLS LEGO […]

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Protect Your Family: Immunize | Lackawanna County Library System

August Is National Immunization Awareness Month As we approach the start of a new school year, it’s time to weigh the importance of immunization. Immunization, after all, protect us, and especially our children, from diseases like measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B, polio, diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough. Vaccination is one of the greatest public health […]

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Your Library Card Opens Doors | Lackawanna County Library System

10 Libraries, 1 Card If you borrowed a book at the Valley Community Library, you can return it at the Albright Memorial Library when you’re in Scranton. If you see a class or workshop that you would like to attend at the Taylor Community Library, but your regular library is the North Pocono Public Library, […]

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SummerQuest Bash! | Abington Community Library

       It’s time to celebrate all the hard work you did this summer with our SummerQuest Challenge! Children, teens, and adults…stop by the library on Friday August 10 any time between 1:00 and 3:00 pm for our SummerQuest Bash, with lots of activities for everyone! Children can enjoy games, crafts, and snacks. All […]

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Vote for Your Favorite Novel | Lackawanna County Library System

PBS Series Starts September 11 “The Great American Read,” an eight-part special about books on PBS, is one of the most anticipated television events of recent times – and you can participate. Through polling of readers, PBS identified 100 books that Americans love and now you get to help decide what the favorites are from […]

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Help Flood Victims Clean Up | Lackawanna County Library System

August Library Collection Extreme weather is wreaking havoc all over the country. News of wildfires in the Northwest are pushed off the front page by stories of flooding closer to home. It’s for the victims of those recent floods, and in anticipation of the inevitable flooding that will come with fall storms, that the Lackawanna […]

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Art in the Park at Covington Rescheduled to Tuesday, August 7 | Lackawanna County Library System

An important notice from the Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department: “Hey everyone! Looks like bad rain tomorrow, so in order to keep everyone safe and happy we are rescheduling the Covington Art in the Park until Tuesday, Aug. 7. So sorry for the inconvenience. Hope to see you there!”

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game! | Children's Library

Join us tomorrow, Friday July 13th,  for a special visit from a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball player * at the Children’s Library.The player will read a short story, take photos, and sign autographs for the children. The families and library thank PNC Bank for sponsoring this event. Friday, July, 13th, 2018 Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine Street, Scranton, […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Player Appearance | Children's Library

Get ready for a special visit from a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball player * at the Children’s Library on Friday, July 13th . The player will read a short story, take photos, and sign autographs for the children. For families and children of all ages. Friday July 13th, 2018 at 11:00 AM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine […]

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Harry Potter Scores High in Lackawanna County | Lackawanna County Library System

Facebook Poll Reports 89% Love Him Kristen Wallo of Valley Community Library staff was happy to see that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling is on the list of 100 best loved books for PBS’s The Great American Read, so she decided to find out if library patrons agreed with her […]

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