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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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American Masters Lecture Featured on WVIA-FM | Lackawanna County Library System

Thursday’s American Masters Lecture is the subject of Erika Funke’s interview of Mary Garm, Administrator of the Lackawanna County Library System. The lecture features Derek Thompson, Senior Editor of The Atlantic and author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction. It takes place on Thursday, September 7, at 7 PM, […]

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Libraries Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Lackawanna River Conservation Association | Kids

The Lackawanna River Conservation Association is celebrating 30 years of river restoration and conservation. In appreciation for the work LRCA does to make the river better for everyone, Lackawanna County Libraries are hosting special programs over the next 30 (or so) days. For details on all events, check the Events Calendar at www.lclshome.org/calendar. Here’s a […]

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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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Reviews Made Derek Thompson’s Book a Best Seller | Lackawanna County Library System

American Masters Lecture / Thursday, September 7th Derek Thompson, the speaker for the 2017 American Masters Lecture, has a hit on his hands with his first book, Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction, and the irony is, the book is about the making of hits. Reviewers loved it, and the […]

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