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Abington Closing At 2PM | Lackawanna County Library System

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

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Sensory Playtime fun at the library | Abington Community 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 | Children's Library

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 | Lackawanna County Library System

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 | Children's Library

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 | Lackawanna County Library System

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 | Lackawanna County Library System

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

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Cold Weather Library Challenge Just for Kids | Lackawanna County Library System

Lots to Do & Experience  /  Jan. 14 to Feb. 22 It’s cold outside but it’s warm in Lackawanna County libraries where there is plenty to do during “Be a Smart Cookie,” the winter challenge for children. There are books, activities, presentations, crafts, games, and more. And kids of all ages can get involved. Make […]

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Help for Grandparents Raising Kids | Lackawanna County Library System

Albright Memorial Library  /  Jan. 16 & Every 3rd  Wednesday  /  6:30-8:30 P.M. Carbondale Public Library  /  Jan. 28 & Every 4th Monday  /  9:30-11:30 A.M. Taylor Community Library  /  Jan. 29 & Every 4th Tuesday  /  1-3 P.M.   If you are an older adult and have custody of a grandchild or other minor, […]

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Winter Reading Challenge for Grownups | Lackawanna County Library System

Grownup Edition  /  Jan. 14 to Feb. 22 Winter is a time to stay indoors and curl up with a good book. To encourage readers to do so, the Lackawanna County Library System is offering a Winter Reading Challenge for grownups that adds a little spice to the process of borrowing books from the Library. […]

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