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Make Back to School a Breeze with Tutor.com | Albright Memorial Library

Back to School season is upon us, and we have the tools you need to make the grade! Tutor.com is the #1 online resource for homework help, and it is completely FREE with your LCLS library card. Tutor.com provides free online sessions with real tutors in English, Social Studies, Math, and Science. The website is […]

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Bookmobile Closed Labor Day | Lackawanna County Library System

The Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile and Bookmobile office will be closed from Friday, August 31-Monday, September 3 2018 in observance for the Labor Day Holiday weekend.  The Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile and Bookmobile office will resume regular schedule on Tuesday, September 4 at 8:00 am.

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Buzzy Bees! | Valley Community Library

Learn about the amazing life cycle of bees with special guest, Kim Follmer. Look at an enclosed observation hive up close and learn fun facts. Sample honey sticks and create your own beeswax candle. Saturday, August 25 at 2:00 p.m. For families. Registration is required and may be done by visiting the library or calling […]

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Spend One of Your September Sundays Supporting Two Libraries! | Abington Community Library

There’s still plenty of time to support the Abington Community Library and Taylor Community Library as they present an American Girl and LEGO BINGO FUNdraiser on Sunday September 23 from 1-4 PM. This new fundraising event will take place at the Clarks Summit Fire Co. No. 1,  Bedford St, Clarks Summit. There will be lots […]

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Carbondale Pioneer Nights | Carbondale Public Library

Come visit the library stand at Carbondale Pioneer Nights! August 15th – August 18th We will be selling pretzels, lollipops, and water with proceeds benefitting the library. We will also have local author and history books for sale. A free make and take craft will be available for kids to do here or take home. […]

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Heritage Explorer Train Tickets Sold Out | Lackawanna County Library System

Tickets for the Lackawanna Heritage Valley train excursion to Carbondale Pioneer Days on Saturday, August 18th are sold out.

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POWER Library Updates | Abington Community Library

Just in time for back to school! With the onset of sharpened pencils and new backpacks, here are some updated POWER Library resources to help everyone in your house have a great school year. You can visit the new resources by clicking on the POWER library icon on the top of the LCLS website or by […]

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Everhart Museum on the Road presents an art-based workshop inspired by the book, “Secrets of Animal Camouflage.” | Children's Library

Everhart Museum on the Road presents an art-based workshop inspired by the book, “Secrets of Animal Camouflage” by Carron Brown and Wesley Robins. After reading the book, the Everhart staff will help students explore animal camouflage through a hands-on activities. Friday, August 17, 2018 from 2 PM – 3 PM For Grades K-2 only, as requested by […]

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Science Fridays! | Valley Community Library

Science Friday at the Valley Community Library is open to children ages 5 & up. Do a cool experiment and learn a scientific concept with Miss Salina! Sign-up is required and may be done by calling 570-489-1765 or visiting the library. August 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Short Story Collection Recommendations | Abington Community Library

The end of summer is busy and sometimes an entire book can feel daunting. Enter: the short story. I love short stories because they feel super manageable and I can pick them up and put them down, but feel like I am accomplishing something, even if I only have 20 minutes. Here are 5 short […]

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Upcoming Events

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all-day Shark(nado) Week @ Carbondale Public Library
Shark(nado) Week @ Carbondale Public Library
Aug 20 – Aug 24 all-day
Shark(nado) Week @ Carbondale Public Library | Carbondale | Pennsylvania | United States
The sixth and final Sharknado premiers August 19th and the Library is celebrating Shark(nado) Week! Stop by the Library for a viewing of each available Sharknado counting down from 5 to 1. Monday, August 20th[...]
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1:00 pm Free Lunch For Kids! @ Carbondale Public Library
Free Lunch For Kids! @ Carbondale Public Library
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Free Lunch For Kids! @ Carbondale Public Library | Carbondale | Pennsylvania | United States
CEO’s Food 4 Kids program will provide free lunches this summer at the Carbondale Public Library for children age 18 and younger. Starting Monday June 18th at 1:00. Meals are served Monday through Friday from 1:00-2:00PM.[...]
2:00 pm Create a Collage @ Valley Community Library
Create a Collage @ Valley Community Library
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ages 9-12. Registration required.
2:00 pm Instrument Zoo @ Taylor Community Library
Instrument Zoo @ Taylor Community Library
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ron Geise, music teacher from Riverside JR/SR High School, will bring a few brass and woodwind instruments to the library to talk about them and show the children how to play them.  The children will[...]

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