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Website Maintenance on Wednesday, September 19th | Abington Community Library

The My Account and Catalog features of the website will be unavailable starting Wednesday, September 19th starting at 9 pm for software maintenance.  My Account and Catalog features should be back online by morning.

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National Book Awards Long Lists Released | Lackawanna County Library System

Winners to Be Announced on Nov. 14 Since 1950, the National Book Awards have been honoring the best books published in this country, including works written in other languages, translated into English and available to American readers. The objective, according to the National Book Foundation, presenter of the awards, “is to celebrate the best literature […]

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Free tutoring for Nursing and Computer Science students! | Lackawanna County Library System

 Free, On-demand, online tutoring for nursing & health care and computer science students is now available via the library’s partnership with Tutor.com. Get started by visiting Tutor.com via our eResources page. Expert tutors are available to help with: Microsoft Suite C++ Programming Java Programming Python Programming Relational Databases (SQL) Web Design Algebra Anatomy & Physiology […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month | Abington Community Library

National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15. To celebrate, check out eResources on our website and learn various language courses through Mango, read audiobooks in Spanish in RBDigital, and explore your geneaology in Ancestry.

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Tasting by the Book | Abington Community Library

        Do you have a special recipe that your family and friends absolutely love? Do you enjoy an evening out with great food, live music, and good friends? Either way, we’ve got you covered! Join us at the Abington Community Library on Saturday October 6 at 7:00 pm for our annual fundraiser, […]

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Pet Adoption Day @ the Library | Lackawanna County Library System

Looking for a companion? Have a desire to adopt, not shop? Interested in rescuing an animal who is without a home? Join us here at the Abington Community Library for a special Pet Adoption Day on Saturday, September 8, from 11AM-1PM. Griffin Pond Animal Shelter staff will be on hand with a few of their […]

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Libraries Help Homeless Shelter | Lackawanna County Library System

September Collection For over 20 years, Schaeffers Retreat Homeless Shelter in Carbondale has been providing bed and board to people in need. A privately run non-profit, it relies on donations of non-perishable food and personal care items to continue aiding individuals and families who have fallen on hard times. You can help the Schaeffer’s continue […]

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Get in the Game: The Great American Read Trivia Contest | Lackawanna County Library System

Teams Forming @ Lackawanna County Libraries Lackawanna County libraries are recruiting readers to compete in a System-wide trivia contest based on the 100 best-loved books chosen by readers for “The Great American Read” on PBS. The game will be played at the Albright Memorial Library on Tuesday, Sept. 25 starting at 6 p.m. Questions will […]

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Heritage Explorer Train Tickets Sold Out | Lackawanna County Library System

Tickets for the Lackawanna Heritage Valley train excursion to Carbondale Pioneer Days on Saturday, August 18th are sold out.

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American Girl and LEGO BINGO FUNdraiser | Abington Community Library

Abington Community Library and Taylor Community Library present an American Girl and LEGO BINGO FUNdraiser on Sunday September 23 from 1-4 PM. Join us at the Clarks Summit Fire Co. No. 1,  Bedford St, Clarks Summit, for an afternoon of fun and great prizes! There will be 15 BINGO games, plus 5 specials, 30 raffle […]

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