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Help Pamper Babies in Need | Lackawanna County Library System

July Library Collection You can help stock St. Joseph’s Center’s Baby Pantry with all the things that a baby needs in the early months of life. Sought are items like baby shampoo, liquid soap, wipes, cribs & sheets, diapers (up to size 6), towels & washcloths, onesies (all sizes),  sleepers, baby clothes,  baby food & […]

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4th of July Fun and Fireworks! | Abington Community Library

Enjoy some 4th of July fun at the Rotary Club of the Abingtons Annual Fireworks show! The fun starts TUESDAY, July 3 at the Abington Heights Middle School, Clarks Summit (raindate July 4) at 5 pm. There will be lots of food and amusement vendors and the fireworks show will begin at nightfall. Cost: only […]

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Lexivore, Episode 4 | Lackawanna County Library System

In this fourth episode, Renee and Megha each present a handful of their favorite books, and then include the recordings and reviews we had collected last month – patrons and audience members sharing their favorite book this year. We also talk a bit about the Great American Read and next month’s podcast.  We hope you […]

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Albright Celebrates Milestone | Lackawanna County Library System

Library Opened Its Doors in 1893 Scranton was a boom town in 1890 when John J. Albright proposed the creation of a public library for the City. His proposal resulted in the library that would bear his name opening its doors in 1893. Now, 125 year later, Mr. Albright’s dream lives on, even physically, as […]

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Free Career Coaching | Lackawanna County Library System

 Free Career Coaching is just a click away! The free coaching connects you with a real live coach that can help you with: Résumé and Interview Prep- Get your questions answered on how to prepare for that big interview. Résumé Review- Submit your completed résumé and have it returned to you with suggestions and comments […]

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Summer Quest Begins | Lackawanna County Library System

The Fun Runs from June 18 to August 10 Summer vacation is just weeks away and Lackawanna County libraries are busy building a schedule of fun and discovery to keep kids busy and engaged all summer long. It’s called “Summer Quest” and it is full of projects, entertainment and – since it’s sponsored by Lackawanna […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Sharks Rock! Magic of Sharks Part II! | Children's Library

Second Sunday with Friends presents Sharks Rock! The Magic of Sharks Part II! with Steve Woyce. Sharks Rock! is a shark-themed magic show that is both entertaining and educational. The audience will help Magician Steve Woyce make the magic happen as they learn mazing shark facts in this high energy comedy magic show. Volunteers will […]

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“What Are You Reading Now?” Book Round-Up | Lackawanna County Library System

During April and May, I had the amazing opportunity to travel around Lackawanna County and ask readers what they were reading at that moment. The program, “What Are You Reading Now?” gave me an opportunity to chat with people just like me – readers who love talking about their books, showing pictures of their libraries […]

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Teen Zines at Scranton’s First Friday | Lackawanna County Library System

Teens around the Lackawanna County Library System have been working hard on their own Zines. All this hard work will be displayed at Scranton’s First Friday, June 1st from 6 PM-7:30 PM at Library Express. What is a Zine? A Zine is a mini magazine used to share views and express oneself. Stop by to […]

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June Collection Helps the Incarcerated | Lackawanna County Library System

Men & Women at Lackawanna County Prison To people in prison, little things can mean a lot. That’s why Lackawanna County Libraries are supporting the Project Re-Entry Prison Ministry at Lackawanna County Prison with the June Library Collection. For men wrapped candy like Lifesavers, hard candy or mini-candy bars are requested. Women need socks, soap, […]

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