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Limited Seats Remain for NYC Bus Trip on December 9th | Abington Community Library

Are you looking for some inspiration for holiday spirit? Christmas time in NYC is a magical, festive time. Join our Bus Trip to NYC on Saturday, December 9th from 11AM to 11PM. Limited seats remain. Register at the Abington Community Library. Make (non-refundable) checks payable to: Abington Community Library. Explore NYC on your own ($35 total) or enjoy […]

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Tea with Louisa May Alcott | Lackawanna County Library System

Tea with Louisa May Alcott featuring Jenn Ochman as Louisa May Alcott. Jenn Ochman will give us a glimpse into the life of  beloved children’s author, Louisa May Alcott. Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 1:oo p.m.  at the Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St., Taylor. Tickets: $25.00 per person includes guest speaker, tea and […]

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Holiday Shopping This Weekend @ Abington! | Abington Community Library

The 9th Annual Dorothy Boccella Holiday Marketplace is just 2 days away! We are so grateful to all of our supporters who attend every year and leave with their arms full of packages and their hearts full of cheer. More than that, we are immensely grateful to our amazing vendors, many of whom have been […]

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Best Illustrated Children’s Books Named | Lackawanna County Library System

New York Times and New York Public Library Awards For 65 years, the New York Times and the New York Public Library have collaborated in choosing what they consider the best illustrated books for children published during the year, and their choices for 2017 have just been announced. If you have children on your Christmas […]

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Veterans Day Hours | Albright Memorial Library

In honor of Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th, the Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library and the Nancy  Kay Holmes Branch Library will be closed.  Library Express will be open from 10 am to 5 pm.

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Dorothy Boccella Holiday Marketplace | Abington Community Library

                                                      Please join us on Saturday, November 11 from 10 AM to 4 PM and Sunday. November 12 from 11 AM to 4 PM at the Library for 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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Election Day Hours | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Nancy Kay Holmes will be closed for Election Day on Tuesday, November 7th. Our Library Express Branch and Bookstore location, located on the 2nd floor of the Marketplace at Steamtown, will be opened from 10 am to 9 pm.

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Free Concert to Honor Veterans | Albright Memorial Library

Lackawanna County will host a free concert in honor of our veterans at the Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College. 

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Lackawanna County Proposed Budget Released | Lackawanna County Library System

2018 Proposed Lackawanna County Budget Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen Cummings have announced a proposed budget for 2018. The full budget is available for review on the Lackawanna County website. The Commissioners have scheduled Public Budget Hearings regarding the proposed 2018 Budget to be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the […]

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