Math and Science Summer Challenge! | Albright Memorial Library

Summer is here! Looking for a fun way to challenge your Math and Science skills over the summer vacation?  Try out’s Math Summer Challenges or try your hand at their Summer Science activities!   You can get additional practice in during the summer months via the Skills Center from Tutor. Summer Math Challenge 1-5 […]

Read more

Libby is here! | Abington Community Library

Abington Community Library is excited to share that Libby, the one-tap reading app from OverDrive is ready to meet you. Libby is available for OverDrive users to download and enjoy. Go to > Find > Explore eResources today!

Read more

Craftmas: Altered Book Vases | Carbondale Public Library

                            Participants created decorative vases out of discarded books.  This was the first craft for our four-part “Craftmas” in July series.  If anyone is intersted in getting their craft on, the other crafts in the series are: Sashay Scarves (Friday, July 14th […]

Read more

Striving for Silver: Civic & Social Literacy | Albright Memorial Library

You may have seen a few flyers hanging up in the Library recently with an orange logo that says “Civic and Social Literacy.” But what is it and why do we have the logo? We’re here to tell you! The logo is the first step our Library is taking to become a PA Forward Silver […]

Read more

Derek Thompson to Deliver American Masters Lecture | Lackawanna County Library System

Journalist Who Explored the Science of Popularity A new phenomenon is at work in the world as things explode onto the scene seemingly from nowhere: It’s known as “going viral.” Yet this sudden popularity isn’t an accident, according to Derek Thompson, a senior editor at The Atlantic magazine whose national bestseller, Hit Makers: The Science […]

Read more

Help Pamper Babies in Need | Lackawanna County Library System

July Library Collection You can help stock St. Joseph’s Center’s Baby Pantry with all the things that a baby needs in the early months of life. Sought are items like baby shampoo, liquid soap, wipes, cribs & sheets, diapers (up to size 6), towels & washcloths, onesies (all sizes),  sleepers, baby clothes,  baby food & […]

Read more

Zinio Service to end July 31st | Lackawanna County Library System

The Northeast Library District and its members, Lackawanna County Library System, Wayne Library Alliance, Pike County Public Library, Tunkhannock Public Library and Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library Association, regret to announce that it will not be renewing its subscription to the eMagazine service, Zinio in July.   Due to declining use and rising subscription […]

Read more

We’re looking for a few good men and women! | Abington Community Library

Save the Date: Abington Community Library will host our 3rd Annual Tasting By the Book on Saturday, October 21, 7 PM. Our theme is All Around the Table with proceeds benefitting intergenerational and youth programming. Currently we’re looking for a few good men and women to join our planning committee to make final decisions on […]

Read more

Fun with Ray Grins | Carbondale Public Library

We had a packed house at the Carbondale Public Library with over 100 kids and adults who enjoyed a  show with Ray Grins. He showed us juggling tricks from around the world, balancing tricks, and a unicycle for the finale. Children said it was fun and funny! A special thank you to the Julie Matylewicz […]

Read more

A Gold Star Library | Abington Community Library

Celebrate with us: the Abington Community Library has become the first library in Lackawanna County to become a PA Forward Gold Star Library! Be on the lookout for more information about what this means and how it matters to you. Also, join us on Wednesday, August 2 for a piece of cake in the afternoon […]

Read more

Upcoming Events

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.
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[...]

Staff Picks