Back to school is coming soon! | Abington Community Library

Whether your child is getting ready for preschool, elementary school, or middle school, the Lackawanna County Library System has lots of books to help ease first day anxieties. Here are some great suggestions to get you started: First Grade Here I Come by Tony Johnston, The Night Before Preschool by Natasha Wing, I Am Too […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: River Critters with Rebecca Lesko | Children's Library

The Lackawanna River Corridor Association is celebrating  its 30th anniversary this fall. In celebration of the anniversary and the  Lackawanna River, we have invited Rebecca Lesko from the Endless Mountains Nature to bring the river to us! What lives in our creeks and rivers!? Youngsters will look for water critters such as hellgrammites and damsel […]

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Donation to Teens Thank You | Carbondale Public Library

The Carbondale Public Library wants to thank several area businesses for their donations to various Teen endeavers. Hendrick Manufacturing (Teen Read) Steve & Irenes (Teen Advisory Board Scholarship Fund Basket Raffle) Subway – Carbondale (Teen Advisory Board Scholarship Fund Basket Raffle) Teem Read an annual summer reading program for teens in grades 7-12. The program […]

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Tasting By The Book … Returns This Fall! | Abington Community Library

Tasting by the Book, now a signature event, arrived at the Abington Community Library in October 2015. Resoundingly successful, the event will make a return appearance again this October as Tasting By The Book III: All Around The Table on Saturday, October 21, 7 to 9 PM! Carol Rubel, Library Trustee and Co-Chair of our […]

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TrueFlix: A New Resource for Science | Lackawanna County Library System

Available on Our Website Here’s a great new way to study history and science! It’s called TrueFlix and it’s on our website, so kids and their parents can be confident that the material is accurate, appropriate and free. TrueFlix is a multimedia resource where students can watch, read and explore true facts about people, places […]

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Solar Eclipse 2017 | Albright Memorial Library

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the United States will witness a total solar eclipse.   The viewing area will stretch from Oregon across the country to South Carolina.   Although here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, we will will only experience a partial eclipse NASA will be live streaming the entire event. Check out the plethora of […]

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Solar Eclipse Day @ Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

Are you ready for the big solar eclipse? Make the Library part of your day and drop-in on Monday, August 21 between 1 and 5 PM to watch a livestream of the big event in our community room. Check out books on the sun, moon, and stars and find out the science behind the eclipse. […]

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Bookmobile @ READing Railroad PNC Field | Albright Memorial Library

Join the Bookmobile at the ballgame! Stop in the Bookmobile before the game and browse our selection of materials (you’ll want a good book during the 7th inning stretch)! Plus register for a Lackawanna County Library System library card. Its all FREE! The fun begins at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders game at PNC Field on: Wednesday, August […]

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Library Day with the Railriders | Abington Community Library

If your children registered for Summer Reading Club, they received a special “Reading Railroad” bookmark in their bag to read their way to a SWB Railriders game! Remember, they need to read 5 books from the library to check off the 5 squares on the coupon. Then, the bookmark can be redeemed at the PNC […]

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Scranton Reads 2017 Book Selected | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Reads Committee is happy to announce 2017’s selected book title! This year, we will be reading the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. The book follows Reverend John Ames who lives in the fictional town of Gilead, Iowa in 1956.  He writes a letter to his seven year old son, reflecting on […]

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Upcoming Events

5:00 pm Chalk it Up! @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch
Chalk it Up! @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Chalk it Up! @ Nancy Kay Holmes Branch | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
About this event: Join us for a fun night as we decorate the library’s sidewalks with beautiful designs made out of chalk!Bring your creativity and show us what you can design. Designed for: Children, ages[...]
5:30 pm Beginner Excel Session 2 @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Beginner Excel Session 2 @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn how to create, edit, calculate and print data using Microsoft Office Excel. This 3 part class will meet at the same time the following 2 weeks. Class Format: Hands On Prerequisites: Mouse basics and Keyboarding[...]
6:00 pm Family Story Time @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Family Story Time @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Family Story Time @ Lackawanna County Children's Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
This 3 session story time includes stories, finger plays, a puppet show, and a simple craft and is geared for children ages 2 to 7! Registration is required. To register, click the green button above, or call (570) 348-3000,[...]
6:30 pm NEPA Creative Writers
NEPA Creative Writers
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a group for all aspiring writers in NEPA who want to sharpen their skills and help others do the same.

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