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Ms. Gina’s Book Club: May 30th-CANCELLED | Lackawanna County Library System

Book club has been cancelled for tonight.  Thank you, and sorry for any inconvenience! For June’s Book Club we will be reading the classic, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, by Roald Dahl! Register today!

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Summer Reading Activities at Local Attractions | Lackawanna County Library System

Summer Reading Activities at Local Attractions Free for Children Who Enroll “Build a Better World,” the summer reading program for children at Lackawanna County libraries reaches into the community with fun things to do and see at popular sites throughout the county. Take a look at this schedule of events. They are all free for […]

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Libraries Come to Life for Summer Reading Program | Lackawanna County Library System

Events and Activities All Summer Long There will be a lot for kids to see and do at Lackawanna County libraries this summer and it’s all due to “Build a Better World,” a reading program full of fun and discovery. Here are some of the programs scheduled at libraries that children can enjoy just by […]

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Summer Learning Kick-Off: Raptors Rule! | Children's Library

Lackawanna County Children’s Library Presents Raptors Rule! Birds of prey from the Endless Mountains Nature Center Get up close and personal with three LIVE raptors: a falcon, an owl, and a hawk during this fun and informative program. Meet some of the local birds of prey from northeast Pennsylvania. Adaptations, niches, the food chain, habitats, […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: The Magic of Sharks! | Children's Library

The Magic of Sharks Sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Don’t miss this magical undersea adventure with Steve the Magician! Learn why Steve says the Whitetip Shark is the most magical shark in the ocean, and be amazed by a special treasure chest filled with  things that are “more dangerous than a […]

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Birds of Prey to Highlight Summer Reading Program | Lackawanna County Library System

Events Scheduled at all Libraries Kids who sign up for Summer Reading at Lackawanna County Libraries will have a chance to get up close and personal with an owl, a hawk and a falcon as the Endless Mountain Nature Center brings these raptors to each library this summer. All the birds on display are species […]

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Help Your Kids Avoid “Summer Setback” | Lackawanna County Library System

Make Summer Reading Programs @ the Library Part of their Schedule There are only a few weeks left of the school year and that means freedom for school-age children. But, did you know that a complete separation from activities such as reading and writing could have negative effects on a child’s education? It’s called “summer […]

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Adobe Programs Available @ Libraries | Lackawanna County Library System

Training Offered Along with Programs Artists and hobbyists who want to work with audio files, photos, video and graphics but don’t have the right programs on their home computers can do their work at the library. Adobe programs including Premiere, for video editing, Audition, a workstation for mixing, finishing, & editing audio, PhotoShop, a program […]

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Libraries Collect for Vets During May | Lackawanna County Library System

See List of Needed Items @ Your Library Memorial Day is often thought of as the beginning of the summer season, but the real meaning of the holiday is to remember those who gave their lives for our country. We should also use the occasion to remember and thank men and women still alive who […]

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Hugo Award Finalists Announced | Lackawanna County Library System

The Best in Science Fiction The Hugo Awards, science fiction’s most prestigious awards, have announced their short list for 2017. Winners will be announced on August 11 at World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) in Helsinki, Finland.   Science fiction’s most prestigious awards, Hugos are named after Hugo Gernsback, who, in 1926, founded Amazing Stories, the […]

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