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North Pocono Sweeps Battle of the Books | Abington Community Library

The North Pocono Public Library had a fantastic showing by winning all grade levels: Grades 4-6, Grades 7-9 and Grades 10-12. Congratulations to the winning teams! All participants deserve a round of applause. Competition was tough, and many rounds were decided by just one point. If you are unfamiliar with Battle of the Books teams […]

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Search for your family with HeritageQuest! | Abington Community Library

We are happy to announce that we are now able to provide the genealogy research tool HeritageQuest at the library and via our website! Search Census Data,  Revolutionary War Pension Files, Freedman’s Bank Records, PERSI, US Serial Set, books and directories with this powerful tool.   Start discovering your family tree today by visiting our Genealogy page.

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Catalog Access | Abington Community Library

We have received word from a few library members that they are experiencing difficulty logging into the new catalog while using the Internet Explorer web browser.  We are working on the problem, but in the meantime we have the following work arounds: 1. Try a different web browser like Chrome, FireFox or Safari 2. You […]

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Valley Community Library To Host Local Author Tammy Mal | Valley Community Library

–Wednesday, March 4th at 6:30 PM– Although largely unknown, Pennsylvania has a bizarre history with crime, and local true-crime author Tammy Mal, has been digging up the facts on many of these old cases with connections to our general area. If you are interested in this type of True Crime with a Pennsylvania flair, please […]

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Costumes of Downton Abbey Bus Trip | Valley Community Library

Join the Valley Community Library and the Taylor Community Library for a full day at the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library in Delaware. $75 per person. Price includes bus fare and driver tip, Garden Tram tour, Introductory tour and the Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit. The bus will leave promptly at 8 am from the Viewmont Mall and […]

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2014 LEGO(R) Build Off Champions Announced | Abington Community Library

Congratulations to the Nancy K Homes Library, the 2014 LEGO® Build Off Champions!                     Lackawanna County Libraries were challenged to build a creation using the theme “Mad Scientist Laboratory.” Entries included: Nancy Kay Homes Branch Library – Mad Scientists’ Clubhouse Carbondale Public Library – Mad Scientist […]

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LCLS LEGO Build-Off! Vote TODAY! | Abington Community Library

You decide which LEGO Club/member library wins the AMAZING trophy pictured above made out of LEGO bricks. Click on the link below to vote for your favorite! http://lclshome.org/3904/lackawanna-county-library-system-lego-build-off/ Sponsored by Lackawanna County Library System (LCLS).

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SIZZLIN’ SUMMER BOOK SALES | Valley Community Library

Don’t miss out on our Summer Book Sale! To be held at the Valley View Elementary Center Gymnasium Tuesday, June 17 1-8pm Wednesday, June 18 1-8pm Thursday, June 19 11am-4pm Baked goods will also be sold

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Valley Community Library Memorial Day Closings | Valley Community Library

The Valley Community Library will be closed Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday at Valley Community Library | Valley Community Library

Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 pm – – Help Mr. Wm. Shakespeare celebrate his 530th Birthday at the Valley Community Library. Mr. Shakespeare, a regular guest at the Library, will be here to accept your congratulations and perhaps preform a scene or two.  Registration is mandatory as space is limited.

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