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Interior Renovations Beginning Monday, September 11 | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library will be undergoing interior renovations beginning on Monday, September 11. The library hopes to remain open during the renovations; however, entrances and some sections of the library may be temporarily unavailable. Any temporary closures to the entrances and sections will be announced on our website. A second announcement will be released […]

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Bookmobile at Welcoming Scranton Celebration | Bookmobile

Join the Bookmobile on Saturday, September 16 at Connor’s Park, Scranton from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm for the Welcoming Scranton Celebration event. This fun and free event celebrates your neighbors and your community. Family fun activities include face painting, yoga, meditation, and much more! Stop in at the Bookmobile and register for a Lackawanna County Library System […]

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Bookmobile at Lackawanna County Heroes Day | Bookmobile

Come join the Bookmobile on Saturday, September 16, from 11:00 am- 2:00 pm at the Lackawanna County 911 center in Jessup as we celebrate the men and women who serve our community as police officers, firefighters, EMT’s, 911 dispatchers and military personal. Stop in at the Bookmobile to register for a Lackawanna County Library System library […]

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Library Card: A Back to School Essential | Lackawanna County Library System

September Is Library Card Signup Month Summer ends with Labor Day and kids going back to school. New backpacks, new school shoes, pencil cases and notebooks are on the shopping list. How about a library card? A library card from the Lackawanna County Library System is a valuable school supply that every child needs. It […]

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Basic Literacy on the Bookmobile | Bookmobile

This summer the Bookmobile has been participating in PA Forward Star Library program. This program is an initiative designed by the Pennsylvania Library Association to create a future where all Pennsylvania public, special, academic and school libraries unite in a shared vision of helping residents succeed as citizens, parents, students, employers, employees and consumers. The […]

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Cook Up Your Best for the Community | Lackawanna County Library System

There’s still time to be a participant as a community cook for the upcoming Tasting by the Book III: All Around the Table. Applications can be found at the library or online and will be accepted until September 21st.  Cook up your best recipe for the community members for this event. Community cook spots are […]

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American Masters Lecture Tonight; Derek Thompson Interviewed by The Times-Tribune | Lackawanna County Library System

The Times-Tribune interviewed Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers, in yesterday’s edition of the newspaper. Read the story here, then make plans to come to the lecture tonight (Thursday) at the Scranton Cultural Center at 7 PM. Admission is free. Tickets are available at any Lackawanna County Library or online.

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The What, Why, How and Wow! of Plant Based Nutrition | North Pocono Public Library

Join the Scranton Beets at the North Pocono Public Library on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM! Learn how a whole foods plant based diet can help you to prevent and reverse chronic health conditions, includes cooking demos at 10:30 & 11:30 and food sampling. You can come and go as you please!

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Spend Your Fall With Us! | Abington Community Library

Happy Labor Day. It’s hard to believe its September! This year has been flying by but we hope you’ve been able to enjoy every moment of fun more than the next and that you’ve had some great experiences at our library this summer. Aside from our core programming, we have a full lineup of special […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month | Albright Memorial Library

National Hispanic Heritage Month is every year starting on September 15th and runs through October 15th.  It’s an opportunity to learn and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens who ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Books for Kids:  Round is a tortilla : a book of […]

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Upcoming Events

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6:30 pm School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm
Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to join us for crafts, game and other fun activities.  Program is held on Tuesday night  from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Registration is required.
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1:00 pm Memoir & Genealogy with Carol King @ Abington Community Library
Memoir & Genealogy with Carol King @ Abington Community Library
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Memoir & Genealogy with Carol King @ Abington Community Library  | Clarks Summit | Pennsylvania | United States
This class is designed to enable students to transition from the research they have done or will do into their family’s history to creating works of fiction or nonfiction based on that research. Students will[...]
2:00 pm What the Cloud? @ Computer Learning Lab - Basement of the Lackawanna County Children's Library
What the Cloud? @ Computer Learning Lab - Basement of the Lackawanna County Children's Library
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This class will explain what the cloud is, how it works, and discuss some popular cloud services that are available, including iCloud, Dropbox, and Google Drive. Class Format: Hands on Skill Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of[...]
2:30 pm One-on-One Senior Computer Class @ Valley Community Library
One-on-One Senior Computer Class @ Valley Community Library
Sep 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
One-on-One Senior Computer Class @ Valley Community Library | Blakely | Pennsylvania | United States
Are you or someone you know struggling to use a computer? For adults 55 and older, these computer classes are designed for those who have no previous experience with computers or those who may just[...]

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