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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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Help for Foster Care Kids | Lackawanna County Library System

August Library Collection Children in the foster care system are often moved from place to place with little advanced notice, and often the things that they are closest to are their personal possessions – clothes, stuffed animals, a favorite toy. Typically, a child moving from one foster placement to another is forced to carry his […]

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Lackawanna County Library System LEGO Build Off 2017! | Kids

Vote now! Every summer libraries through-out the Lackawanna County Library System compete in a LEGO Build Off!  LEGO lovers build elaborate scenes, amazing buildings and crazy vehicles to make the most fantastic entry for their library! The theme this year was Build A Better World! Below we are this year’s entries.  Vote for your favorite […]

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Drive in Downtown FREE Movie Series Starts Thursday Night | Lackawanna County Library System

Movie starts at dusk (approx. 8:30 PM) Children’s Activities begin at 7:30 PM provided by the Lackawanna County Library System and Bookmobile. Free Popcorn provided by Elm Park United Methodist Church. Captain Don’s Chilly Willy will be there too!! Scranton Tomorrow’s 7th Annual Drive in Downtown is a FREE Movie Series made possible by the […]

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Free Events for Summer Readers on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday! | Kids

Looking for something to do? Lackawanna County Libraries have great ideas for kids in the Summer Reading Program! Thursday, August 3, 10 AM to noon: ARTS Engage! Day at the Electric City Trolley Museum, Cliff Street, Scranton. Free arts activities, free trolley rides, and hands-on interactive fun. Friday, August 4 at 1 PM: Hairspray Jr. […]

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Biographies of Musicians, CDs and More! | Lackawanna County Library System

Do you love Rock and Roll?  Enjoy swaying to a ballad sung by a crooner?  Relax to classical compositions? Biographies, guides and CDs are on display in August at the Dalton Community Library.  Come check them out!

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Zinio Service to end July 31st | Lackawanna County Library System

The Northeast Library District and its members, Lackawanna County Library System, Wayne Library Alliance, Pike County Public Library, Tunkhannock Public Library and Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library Association, regret to announce that it will not be renewing its subscription to the eMagazine service, Zinio in July.   Due to declining use and rising subscription […]

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Derek Thompson to Deliver American Masters Lecture | Lackawanna County Library System

Journalist Who Explored the Science of Popularity A new phenomenon is at work in the world as things explode onto the scene seemingly from nowhere: It’s known as “going viral.” Yet this sudden popularity isn’t an accident, according to Derek Thompson, a senior editor at The Atlantic magazine whose national bestseller, Hit Makers: The Science […]

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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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OneClick Digital becomes RB Digital | Lackawanna County Library System

The eBook and eAudiobook service, OneClick Digital will be changing it’s name to RB Digital on June 27th. There will be a new app for users at that time.  If your device is set up for automatic updates, you will be prompted to download the new app.  If you do not use automatic updates, you will […]

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