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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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Lackawanna County Reassessment — Video Link | Lackawanna County Library System

The Lackawanna County Commissioners have placed a question on the November 2017 ballot regarding property reassessment. The question on the ballot will read: “Shall the Lackawanna County Commissioners incur debt not to exceed $13 (Thirteen Million) Dollars solely for the purpose of conducting a countywide revision of assessment so that all real estate within the […]

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Political Biographies November Book Display | Dalton Community Library

To mark Election Day, November 7th, this month’s book display features biographies of political figures for readers of all ages. Brush up on your history! Share insights with friends and family, young and old.

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Cosplay Night for Teens is almost here! | Abington Community Library

  Halloween may be over, but don’t put away that costume just yet! Because if you like cosplay, Harry Potter, Star Wars, or Marvel, here’s your chance to get together with other teens from around Lackawanna County Library System for a fun night of dancing, DJ games, and trivia. Dress up as your favorite characters from […]

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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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