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Second Sunday with Friends: Amazing Birds of Prey | Children's Library

Once again the Friends of the Scranton Public Library are sponsoring this extremely popular family program. Bill Streeter from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center will be showing several of his beautiful birds of prey. Learn about adaptations, the food chain, habits and bird characteristics. A great opportunity for homeschoolers. Join us Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 2:00PM     Lackawanna […]

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Film Night Canceled | Valley Community Library

War of the Worlds Film Night scheduled for tonight, October 18 at 6:00 p.m., has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Be impulsive | Abington Community Library

Did you know that one blood donation can save three lives and that every two seconds someone needs blood?  The Abington Community Library will host a Blood Drive on Saturday October 27 from 9 am to 1 pm.  Appointments recommended but walk-ins are welcome. Visit lifesourcepa.org to sign up and click on Make an Appointment. Be […]

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Let’s Play! | Abington Community Library

It’s easy to find our lives filled with errands, organized activities, and of course work. But studies show that PLAY should be an important part of our kids’ day too. Check out these articles about making play a part of your daily routine: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/119/1/182 and http://www.thegeniusofplay.org/tgop/benefits/genius/benefits-of-play/benefits-of-play-home.aspx.  Enjoy the beautiful season of fall in NEPA and go for […]

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Chris Norton to Host TGAR Final Viewing | Lackawanna County Library System

Tuesday, Oct. 23  /  7:30 P.M.  /  Abington Community Library Join WVIA’s Chris Norton at the Abington Community Library to view the final episode of The Great  American Read, the PBS series that has gotten people all over the country talking about books. The book voted America’s best loved novel will be announced at the […]

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Tickets Available for American Masters Lecture | Lackawanna County Library System

Colson Whitehead: Winner of the National Book Award & Pulitzer Prize Tickets are now available online and at Lackawanna County Libraries for Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad, who, will deliver the Lackawanna County Library System’s 2018 American Masters Lecture on Thursday, November 15, at 7 p.m., in the Scranton Cultural Center. Whitehead, 48, […]

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Cursive Club Returns! | Abington Community Library

The Library will offer its popular Cursive Club series for children beginning Thursday, November 1 at 4PM. This will be an introductory six-week course, continuing on Thursdays until December 13 (excluding Thanksgiving Day). All materials will be provided. Learn the first half of the alphabet in cursive and practice your handwriting with fun games and […]

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Lackawanna County Bookmobile Achieves Gold | Bookmobile

The Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile has officially been named a Gold Star Library in the Pennsylvania Library Association’s PA Forward program. PA Forward is an initiative that recognizes five categories of literacy as essential to the community – Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Health Literacy, Civic & Social Literacy, and Financial Literacy. Together, these literacies help […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness & Care by Delta Medix | Abington Community Library

Join us for a series of presentations centering around breast cancer awareness and care. This series is sponsored by: Delta Medix, PC. All presentations will take place at the Abington Community Library. Please register. The presentations are: Thursday, Oct. 4, 7 PM WHOLE BREAST ULTRASOUND Speaker: Dr. Susan Summerton Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 PM CHANGES IN […]

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Children’s Books Sought as Christmas Presents | Lackawanna County Library System

October Library Collection You can help make some kids in our community happy this Christmas by donating gently used children’s books to “Operation ‘Dear Santa’”, the October collection at all Lackawanna County libraries. On Christmas Day, the books will be under the tree for the youngsters to enjoy all year long. Make sure that the […]

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Upcoming Events

Oct
21
Sun
2:00 pm Theatrical FX Make-Up with John ...
Theatrical FX Make-Up with John ...
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Theatrical FX Make-Up with John Pivovarnick
Please join us for a demonstration of theatrical special effects make up by John Pivovarnick, author of Theatrical FX Make-Up, on October 21st. To register please call 570-558-1670 or click the image below.
2:30 pm Lego Club @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Lego Club @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Oct 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Lego Club @ Lackawanna County Children's Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
Have fun in the free build time or put your Lego skills to the test in our design challenges! For Ages: 5-12 Registration is required. To register, click the green button above, or call (570)[...]
Oct
22
Mon
9:30 am Grandparents Support Group @ Carbondale Public Library
Grandparents Support Group @ Carbondale Public Library
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Grandparents Support Group @ Carbondale Public Library | Carbondale | Pennsylvania | United States
Parents for the second time? You’re not alone. Learn about help, guidance, connections. Grandparent Support Group at the Carbondale Public Library 4th Mondays of the month
10:00 am Intermediate Excel Session 2 @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Intermediate Excel Session 2 @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn how to to calculate with advanced functions, organize worksheets, create pivot tables & pivot charts Class Format: Hands On Prerequisites: Attend Beginner Excel 1-3 or have a basic knowledge of Excel 2013 Must register for[...]

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