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LEGO(R) Team Build | Carbondale Public Library

Calling all LEGO(R) enthusiast in grades K-6. The Carbondale Public Library invites you to our team build event on Wednesday, July 26th, 2:30 PM or 6 PM (we will be building at both times, choose what works for your schedule). Work with others to build a creation that will compete against member libraries of the Lackawanna […]

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Do Judge A Book By Its Cover | Abington Community Library

Full disclosure, I judged a book by its cover. Before I worked at Abington, I worked in a bookstore and I distinctly remember creating a display with Tom Perrotta’s The Leftovers and being struck by the haunting cover: a black and white image of a muscular man punching a concrete wall. He seemed all at […]

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Recent Memorials and Honorariums Recognized | Abington Community Library

Memorials and donations ‘in honor of’ have been established over recent months for individuals listed below. Donations go directly into our Endowment Fund, creating a legacy for the future of this Library. We thank those that have made contributions. If you wish to contribute in this fashion, forms are available at the circulation desk or […]

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Need help preparing for the SATs? | Albright Memorial Library

Certified math teacher, Ruth Yaron, will provide help and tutoring to high school students who are looking to take the SAT test in the 2017-2018 school year. The tutoring will only cover SAT Mathematics. Students should come prepared with questions to the tutoring session. There will be two tutoring sessions available: Thursday, July 27 from 5:30-7 PM […]

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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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What makes something go viral? | Abington Community Library

      Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers, gives a thought-provoking and enjoyable discussion of the psychology of why we like what we like. Plan to attend this fascinating lecture on Thursday September 7, at 7 P.M. at the Scranton Cultural Center as part of the American Masters Lecture series. Admission is free for […]

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Maker Cart for Teens and Tweens | Carbondale Public Library

Think – Design – Create – Experiment – Build – Invent Carbondale Public Library Two more sessions for each Maker Cart programs. Try the challenge or make your own project. Grades 7-12 are invited on Wednesdays (3PM – 7 PM) to test their creativity. July 19th – Articulated Hand (a hand model with moveable joints, see […]

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Finger Lakes Wine Country Bus Trip | Albright Memorial Library

Join the Scranton Public Library and Scranton Reads for a  Finger Lakes Wine Country Bus Trip on Sunday, October 8, 2017. COST PER PERSON: Adult [21+]: $100.00 DEPARTURE TIMES: 8:30 a.m. 10/8/2017 Scranton Public Library at 500 Vine Street, Scranton APPROX. RETURN TIME: 9:30 p.m. 10/8/2017 Scranton Public Library INCLUDES: – Roundtrip bus transportation (driver’s […]

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Completing the Summer Reading Club | Abington Community Library

        It’s still summer, but if you want to turn in  your completed Summer Reading Club log, we’re ready for you! From July 17 until August 31, turning in your completed log gets you lots of prizes. No matter how many minutes you’ve read, you’ll get earbuds (first 250 finishers), a free […]

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Art Inspired Make and Take Craft | Carbondale Public Library

Tuesdays Make and Take Craft at the Carbondale Public Library is inspired by art rather than crafting. Between 2 and 4:30 children can paint with unexpected art supplies. See some samples below, but more unexpected supplies will be available. You’ll have to come to find out what they are. Between 5 and 7 children will […]

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Upcoming Events

Jun
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10:00 am Summer Reading Program Registration @ Dalton Community Library
Summer Reading Program Registration @ Dalton Community Library
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm
Summer Reading Program Registration @ Dalton Community Library | Dalton | Pennsylvania | United States
Registration for the Summer Reading Program,”Building a Better World,” begins on Monday, June 12.
Jul
26
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10:00 am Anthracite in Our World @ Anthracite Heritage Museum
Anthracite in Our World @ Anthracite Heritage Museum
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am
Free with your Summer Reading Passport! Learn about the valuable resource from our valley that fueled America’s industrial rise.
10:00 am Kids Computer Camp @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Kids Computer Camp @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Build a Better World  with MineCraft & Lego During this camp kids will be building 2 cities during the week. One city will be created using a cooperative MineCraft realm. The other city will be[...]
10:30 am Cruise into Kindergarten @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Cruise into Kindergarten @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cruise into Kindergarten @ Lackawanna County Children's Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
Cruise into kindergarten with this 6 week pre-kindergarten experience for children who will be attending kindergarten in the Fall of 2017, but have not attended a preschool.  The Children’s Library has received materials from The Office[...]

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