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Books to Help Your Child Learn About the Holocaust | Abington Community Library

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Is your child asking questions or learning about the Holocaust in school? Are you looking for resources to give your child or read alongside him or her? Check out a list of age-appropriate books below, available for checkout through the Lackawanna County Library System. Keep in mind that the age […]

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Children’s Book Week May 1-7 | Children's Library

Celebrate Children’s Book Week at the Library! We’ll be setting up a different fun activity every day May 1 – May 7 in our lobby. What is Children’s Book Week? Children’s Book Week is a cornerstone program of Every Child a Reader, a 501(c)(3) literacy charity dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in […]

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NEPA Match Day Spotlight is on The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania | Abington Community Library

Learn more about one of the #nepamatchday organizations. The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania promotes and protects human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. The Arc is further committed to reducing the incidence of intellectual and developmental disabilities through research, […]

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Money Smart Week | Albright Memorial Library

Money Smart Week is April 22-29th and is an initiative between the American Library Association and the Federal Reserve Bank to provide financial literacy learning opportunities. Join us on Monday, April 24th at 7 pm for a special Maker Monday: Scholarships with staff members of the NET Credit Union who will share steps on how […]

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Hugo Award Finalists Announced | Lackawanna County Library System

The Best in Science Fiction The Hugo Awards, science fiction’s most prestigious awards, have announced their short list for 2017. Winners will be announced on August 11 at World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) in Helsinki, Finland.   Science fiction’s most prestigious awards, Hugos are named after Hugo Gernsback, who, in 1926, founded Amazing Stories, the […]

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Swingin’ On Vine Raffles | Albright Memorial Library

Take a chance and enter to win a raffle basket from our Swingin’ On Vine fundraiser! All of our raffles are graciously donated by local businesses, restaurants, and patrons. We want to thank all of the businesses and patrons below for their donation and support of the Scranton Public Library!  AuRants Ann Buntz Boscov’s Cafe […]

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Outdoor Space is now open | Valley Community Library

Did you know Valley Community Library has a gated outdoor yard with an assortment of play structures and benches for sitting? For security reasons, please ask for access at the Front Desk. Library Card is required.

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NEPA Match Day Spotlight on Northeast Regional Cancer Institute | Abington Community Library

Learn more about one of the #nepamatchday organizations. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local, non-profit organization working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The three main program areas that they focus on are: community and patient services, hospital and practice support services, and cancer surveillance.  The Cancer Institute is unique in […]

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Postion Announcement | Abington Community Library

Abington Community Library 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit, PA 18411 www.lclshome.org/Abington POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Young Adult Services and Project Coordinator Job Location The Library is located on the border of South Abington Township and Clarks Summit at the corner of the Morgan Highway and West Grove Streets. Job Summary The Abington Community Library is seeking […]

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UFO Day: Unfinished Objects / Projects | Abington Community Library

Have you ever wished you had an ENTIRE day to yourself, without interruption, so that you could finish a project? Food would ‘magically’ appear for lunch and dinner. And, you wouldn’t have to do dishes, answer the phone or door, and could just dedicate yourself to your unfinished (or new) project! Perhaps that project is […]

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Upcoming Events

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10:00 am Bridge @ Dalton Community Library
Bridge @ Dalton Community Library
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bridge @ Dalton Community Library | Dalton | Pennsylvania | United States
Just learning? Want to learn to be a better player? Join us for a great game.
10:00 am Microsoft OneNote @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Microsoft OneNote @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  OneNote is a digital notebook that provides a single place for all of your notes and information—everything you need to remember and manage in your life at home, at work, or at school. Class[...]
10:30 am Preschool Storytime (April-May) @ Abington Community Library
Preschool Storytime (April-May) @ Abington Community Library
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime (April-May) @ Abington Community Library | Clarks Summit | Pennsylvania | United States
Parents and caregivers, bring your preschoolers ages 3-5 to Preschool Storytime.  Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Registration will open when previous session ends.
11:00 am Mommy & Me 2s & 3s Storytime @ Valley Community Library
Mommy & Me 2s & 3s Storytime @ Valley Community Library
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mommy & Me 2s & 3s Storytime @ Valley Community Library | Blakely | Pennsylvania | United States
All toddlers and their parents are welcome to attend! Please welcome Miss Salina, who will read stories, sing songs, and teach a craft to take home! Space is limited; please sign up at the Valley Community Library[...]

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