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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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Second Sunday with Friends: The Wonder of Butterflies | Children's Library

The Wonders of Butterflies, sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Mari Gruber,  “The Butterfly Lady” will introduce children and adults to the wonders of butterflies and moths using puppets , songs, and costumes. Children have the opportunity to observe live caterpillars and butterflies. As a special Mother Day’s treat, the Bear Mountain  Butterfly […]

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Technology Tutoring in Carbondale | Lackawanna County Library System

2nd Tuesday of Each Month @ 1 P.M.  /  Carbondale Public Library If you need to learn computer basics, make better use of your iPad or iPhone, or start to use that eReader you got for Christmas but have not figured out yet, the Carbondale Public Library is ready to help you. Learn Facebook, Skype, […]

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2017 Pulitzer Prizes Announced | Lackawanna County Library System

Historical Novel Takes Top Fiction Award Colson Whitehead continued his sweep of literary prizes by winning the Pulitzer Prizein fiction for his historical novel, Underground Railroad. His was one of six awards in the books categories of letters, drama and music that, along with journalism awards make up the 2017 Pulitzers, among the most coveted […]

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Reptiles: the Beautiful and the Deadly sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library | Children's Library

Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland  Reptiles: the Beautiful and the Deadly introduces audiences to the fascinating world of turtles, crocodilians, lizards, and snakes. Join us this Sunday April 9, 2017 @ 2:00PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine St., Scranton, PA 18509 To register, call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015 www.albright.org/childrens

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3D Printing Open House & Demo | Albright Memorial Library

Join us on April 8 or April 22 for our 3D Printing Open House and Demo from 2-5pm. Come learn about how 3D printers work, what can be created, and see a live demo of our new 3D printer, the Lulzbot Taz 6. The Demo will be held on the lower level of the Children’s […]

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Dress For Success Seeks Accessories | Lackawanna County Library System

April Library Collection You can give a job hunting woman some tools for success at the Library this month by donating purses, scarves and jewelry in good condition. The April collection aids those served by Dress for Success Lackawanna, a non-profit agency that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women. Dress for Success provides professional […]

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Celebrate National Library Week! | Lackawanna County Library System

Join Us: April 9-15 Libraries are changing. Today they are more about what they do, for and with library users rather than what they have for patrons. Libraries aren’t only a place of quiet study, but also creative and engaging community centers where people can collaborate using new technologies, learn how to use technology or […]

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New Program! Cruise into Kindergarten | Children's Library

The Scranton Public Library takes its role in the early childhood community seriously. Children’s development in the years between birth and Kindergarten is impacted greatly by loving relationships and stimulating young minds through play. We acknowledge and support families as a child’s first teacher. Over the decades, the Lackawanna County Children’s Library has offered a […]

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Mystery Science @ the Lackawanna County Children’s Library | Children's Library

Experience the excitement and fun of science with students from the University of Scranton’s Neuroscience Society & Health Professions Organization. Kids will create Oobleck, Squishy Circuits, Mystery Markers, and engage in mind games and optical illusions! Saturday, April 1st  from 10-11:30PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509 Registration is required.  To […]

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