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Tasting by the Book III: All Around the Table | Abington Community Library

Join us for an evening of interesting food and live entertainment. Sample delicious bites of soups, salads, breads, desserts, casseroles and more from over 35 local community cooks in a relaxed atmosphere while supporting the library. Tickets are $25, must be purchased in advance, and are available at the Abington Community Library.  All proceeds directly […]

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Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19th | Lackawanna County Library System

Ahoy landlubbers! Don’t be a scallywag this September 19th!  Learn Pirate with our free language learning software, Mango Languages to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day!  Sign up for your free account today and you’ll be talking like a pirate in no time! Start your Pirate language lessons today!  

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RBDigital Update- Potential Downtime | Lackawanna County Library System

RBDigital, one of the library’s eBook and eAudiobook providers, will be updating it’s services on Wednesday, September 20th.  There may be an interruption of the service that may prevent you from downloading new eBooks or eAudiobooks.

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Library Card: A Back to School Essential | Lackawanna County Library System

September Is Library Card Signup Month Summer ends with Labor Day and kids going back to school. New backpacks, new school shoes, pencil cases and notebooks are on the shopping list. How about a library card? A library card from the Lackawanna County Library System is a valuable school supply that every child needs. It […]

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Cook Up Your Best for the Community | Lackawanna County Library System

There’s still time to be a participant as a community cook for the upcoming Tasting by the Book III: All Around the Table. Applications can be found at the library or online and will be accepted until September 21st.  Cook up your best recipe for the community members for this event. Community cook spots are […]

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American Masters Lecture Tonight; Derek Thompson Interviewed by The Times-Tribune | Lackawanna County Library System

The Times-Tribune interviewed Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers, in yesterday’s edition of the newspaper. Read the story here, then make plans to come to the lecture tonight (Thursday) at the Scranton Cultural Center at 7 PM. Admission is free. Tickets are available at any Lackawanna County Library or online.

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LEGO(R) Competition Results | Kids

Congratulations to the Taylor Community Library on their LEGO(R) competition win! This is their second victory in a row after last year’s win. Throughout the summer in libraries from around the Lackawanna County Library System kids worked together to build a LEGO(R) creation based on the Summer Reading Club theme, Build a Better World. Thank you […]

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Cali Named William W. Scranton Library Laureate | Lackawanna County Library System

Long-Serving Board Member Honored at American Masters Lecture Brian J. Cali, Esq., of Dunmore, has been named the William W. Scranton Library Laureate by the Lackawanna County Library System. The award will be presented on Thursday, September 7, at 7 p.m. prior to the start of the American Masters Lecture featuring Derek Thompson, a senior […]

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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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Keep High Quality Speakers Coming to Lackawanna County | Lackawanna County Library System

Join the Library Lecture Society Getting to hear outstanding speakers is one of the benefits of living in Lackawanna County. Since 2005, the Lackawanna County Library System has presented author, journalist and film maker Sebastian Junger, author, actress, social critic and humorist Fran Lebowitz, theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku, undersea explorer and Titanic discoverer […]

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