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Science Fridays! | Valley Community Library

Science Friday on June 15 at the Valley Community Library is open to children ages 5 & up. Do a cool experiment and learn a scientific concept with Miss Salina! Sign-up is required and may be done by calling 570-489-1765 or visiting the library. June 15 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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SummerQuest Begins at Abington | Lackawanna County Library System

Today SummerQuest begins! SummerQuest is a summer challenge for the whole family. By spending time outdoors and having social media free meals, as well as a variety of activities, you’ll earn raffle tickets, book nook coupons and a chance to win larger raffle prizes. To register for SummerQuest, visit the Circulation desk and sign up […]

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Upcoming Social Justice Book Club Titles | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library’s Social Justice Book Club has selected the next three titles for discussion. Join us to discuss : The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas on Monday, July 9th at 6:30 pm “Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, Angie Thomas’s searing debut about an ordinary girl in extraordinary circumstances addresses issues of racism and police violence […]

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Bookmobile at Family Fun Day McDade Park | Bookmobile

Come join the Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile at McDade Park on Saturday, June 23rd  from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for the Bike Safety Fair and other fun family events. Stop by the Bookmobile and browse our selection of books and DVD’s. Don’t have a library card? No problem! You can sign-up for one right […]

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Djembe, African Drum Circle@the Children’s Library | Children's Library

Second Sunday with Friends presents Djembe, African Drum Circle. Sponsored through the generosity of the Friends of the Scranton Public  Library. You’ll be moving and dancing to the beat! with Learn Listen Play, a mobile education program. Learn about African drumming and play an authentic African djembe! During the session, children will play hand drums, […]

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“What Are You Reading Now?” Book Round-Up | Lackawanna County Library System

During April and May, I had the amazing opportunity to travel around Lackawanna County and ask readers what they were reading at that moment. The program, “What Are You Reading Now?” gave me an opportunity to chat with people just like me – readers who love talking about their books, showing pictures of their libraries […]

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New York Day Trip/Harry Potter Tour | Valley Community Library

The Valley Community Library is doing a New York Day Trip in October. There are two options available, more information is located on our flyer below. We have a limited amount of tickets for the guided tour of “HARRY POTTER: A HISTORY OF MAGIC” at the New York Historical Society. Tickets for the bus and […]

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Best Titles of 2018 | Abington Community Library

Our podcast, Lexivore, wants to hear from you! On Wednesday, June 6, from 11 AM to 3 PM, we will have an open recording session where YOU can tell us about the best book(s) you’ve read so far this year. It doesn’t have to be a book published in 2018, just one you have finished […]

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Required Summer Reading Lists! | Albright Memorial Library

Looking for your required summer reading lists? We’ve got you covered! Tips for getting your required reading done in time: 1. Start early- Don’t wait too long because books are in short supply the closer you get to the start of school. 2. Review the list- Check out the books that are on the list and pick […]

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Happy Anniversary! | Albright Memorial Library

On this day in 1893, the Scranton Public Library opened the Albright Memorial Library building.  In celebration of our 125th Anniversary please enjoy a reading of the letter John. J. Albright wrote to the  Scranton Board of Trade by Scranton Public Library Executive Director Jack Finnerty.  This letter was the catalyst for establishing the first […]

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Upcoming Events

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all-day Summer Quest begins! @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Summer Quest begins! @ Lackawanna County Children's Library
Jun 18 – Aug 3 all-day
Summer Quest begins! @ Lackawanna County Children's Library | Scranton | Pennsylvania | United States
  Your Summer Quest Begins Here! The Lackawanna County Children’s Library is introducing a NEW and EXCITING Summer Program for kids, Summer Quest! This year, we are combining many different aspects of early learning into[...]
9:00 am Summer Quest @ North Pocono Public Library
Summer Quest @ North Pocono Public Library
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – Aug 11 @ 9:00 am
Summer Quest @ North Pocono Public Library | Moscow | Pennsylvania | United States
Join the North Pocono Public Library for this year’s Summer Quest! Earn prizes for reading and enjoy special programming all summer long.   Pre-registration for Summer Quest starts on June 11. You won’t want to[...]
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10:00 am Beginner Excel Session 2 @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Beginner Excel Session 2 @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn how to create, edit, calculate and print data using Microsoft Office Excel. This 3 part class will meet at the same time the following 2 weeks. Class Format: Hands On Prerequisites: Mouse basics and Keyboarding[...]
10:00 am Cruise into Kindergarten
Cruise into Kindergarten
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
*Registration is required! Please call the Library to sign up at 570-842-4700. Session 1 of Cruise into Kindergarten starts on Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00 AM. Can’t make the first session? No worries, the program[...]

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