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Taylor, Albright & Children’s Libraries Reach the Stars | Lackawanna County Library System

Gold Star Status Awarded The Albright Memorial Library, Taylor Community Library and Lackawanna County Children’s Library have been named Gold Star Libraries by the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) for their efforts to help patrons achieve the literacies they need as citizens of the 21st Century. The libraries earned the recognition for focusing programming and activities […]

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Holiday Greetings from the Library System | Lackawanna County Library System

Merry Christmas! Everyone at the Lackawanna County Library System wishes you and your loved ones the happiest of holidays. May the spirit of Christmas be with you this holiday season in throughout the year ahead. Thank you for being part of the Lackawanna County Library System community. We are proud to serve you throughout the […]

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The Perfect Holiday Gift | Lackawanna County Library System

Looking for that last minute gift? Wondering what to buy for the person that has everything? I’d like to suggest purchasing Clarks Summit: A Narrative this holiday season for all the tricky people on your list. Originally written by Helen and John Villaume in 1986, it was reprinted last year with updated information and is […]

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The Abington Community Library will open at 10AM Thurs., Dec. 14 | Abington Community Library

Due to weather conditions, the Abington Community Library will open at 10AM on Thurs., Dec. 14. Stay safe!

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Non-certified Pennsylvania Birth Records-For Adopted Individuals | Albright Memorial Library

On November 3, 2017, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 127 of 2016 went into effect.  This act allows an individual who was adopted in Pennsylvania to request a non certified birth certificate.  There is a $20 charge and will take as long as 45 days to receive your certificate.  Birth parents have the option to […]

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Red Cross Blood Drive | North Pocono Public Library

The North Pocono Public Library will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, December 19 from 1-6PM. Schedule your appointment today! Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) for availability. You may also sign up through www.redcrossblood.org.

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Bookmobile New Year’s Schedule | Bookmobile

The Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile and Bookmobile office will be closed from Friday, December 29, 2017-Monday, January 1, 2018. We will resume with our regular schedule on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. click here for more information on the Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile

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Scranton Public Library Receives Historical Records from Genealogical Society | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library has received a large number of historical records from the now-closed Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Library will preserve and catalog these items for future generations’ access. Due to a large number of records received, it will take time for Reference librarians to sort, catalog, and preserve the records. […]

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2017 Books I Still Want to Read | Abington Community Library

Sometimes, too many good books come out at once and I don’t have a chance to read them as quickly as I would like. Here’s my list of books published in 2017 which I had every intention of reading, but sadly, for one reason or another, never got around to opening. Never fear! I’ve added […]

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Star Wars Help Yourself Activities | Carbondale Public Library

Are your kids excited about the upcoming Star Wars movie? Throughout December several activities will be available in the Children’s room of the Carbondale Public Library for kids and their families. Materials will be on a table, so you can come when you it’s good for you. Star Wars Name: Use the provided guide to […]

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Upcoming Events

Nov
27
Mon
all-day Albright Memorial Library Closin... @ Albright Memorial Library
Albright Memorial Library Closin... @ Albright Memorial Library
Nov 27 – Dec 31 all-day
The Albright Memorial Library building will be closing on November 27, 2017 due to interior renovations. We expect the Library to remain closed through December 31, 2017. In preparation for the Albright Memorial Library’s 125th anniversary[...]
Dec
8
Fri
all-day Help Stop Hunger @ Taylor Community Library
Help Stop Hunger @ Taylor Community Library
Dec 8 – Dec 31 all-day
Help Stop Hunger @ Taylor Community Library | Taylor | Pennsylvania | United States
Please consider donating non-perishable food items (in non-breakable packaging) to help families in the Triboro Area.  Donations will be gladly accepting during regular library business hours.  PLEASE do not leave donations outside of the building. [...]
Dec
14
Thu
all-day Coloring Corner @ Taylor Community Library
Coloring Corner @ Taylor Community Library
Dec 14 all-day
Take a moment to relax by coloring a holiday picture.  Stop in any time during library hours.
all-day December Library Collection @ Taylor Community Library
December Library Collection @ Taylor Community Library
Dec 14 all-day
December Library Collection @ Taylor Community Library | Taylor | Pennsylvania | United States
Help the kids at St. Joe’s stay warm and cozy this winter!  Drop your donation of hats, gloves and mittens at any Lackawanna County Library.

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