Novel Thoughts Book Club Snow Date | Children's Library

Due to Tuesday’s forecast, Novel Thoughts: Taco Tuesday, will be moved to Thursday, January 31st, 2019.

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Saturday Is Take Your Child to the Library Day | Lackawanna County Library System

Make Library Visits a Regular Habit All around the world, Saturday, Feb. 2 will be celebrated as “Take Your Child to the Library Day,” an initiative that encourages families to recognize the importance of their local library in the lives of their children. The day was conceived by librarians to raise community awareness about the […]

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Girl Scouts Photography Exhibit | Valley Community Library

Beginning Thursday, January 24, view lovely nature photographs created by our local Girl Scouts at the Valley Community Library. Each photograph will be available for purchase and all proceeds will benefit programs for children at the Valley Community Library. The exhibit will be on view through February 8.

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Second Sunday with Friends: Reading with Reptiles from Clyde Peelings Reptiland | Children's Library

Enter the fascinating world of Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland with this interactive story time featuring LIVE rainforest animals! Sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library. Nowhere on earth can a greater diversity of life forms be found than in the tropical rainforests that straddle the equator. Plants and animals are disappearing at an alarming […]

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Do you want to listen to your Playaway in the Car? | North Pocono Public Library

Do you want to listen to your Playaway Audiobook through your car’s stereo system? The North Pocono Public Library is now circulating auxiliary cords so that you can enjoy audiobooks during all of your car trips! Ask a staff member at the Circulation desk to borrow one today! The auxiliary cords may be checked out […]

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Launchpads are Here! | Abington Community Library

Brand new Playaway Launchpads are now available for circulation at the Abington Community Library! Simply choose a tablet based on age and content. Use the binders at the main desk or the children’s library to browse the selection. Launchpads have a check-out period of 7 days with no holds or renewals. Each tablet includes pre-loaded […]

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Museum Membership Raffle @ the Libraries | Lackawanna County Library System

Win Free Access & Activities for a Full Year Since 1908, the Everhart Museum has opened its doors in Scranton’s Nay Aug Park to lovers of natural history, science and art. Now the Museum is offering free membership to patrons of the Lackawanna County Library System through a raffle at each Library. Stop at the […]

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Winter Challenge for All Ages | Abington Community Library

Winter Challenge for all ages at the Abington Community Library began yesterday, January 14 and continues until February 22. Bring the whole family and register.  Kids, teens, and adults receive an activity log tailor-made for their age group. Complete at least two activities in each category, ranging from science experiments to reading to physical activity. […]

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Pre-K Story Time Cancelled | Lackawanna County Library System

January 15- Pre-K Story Time at 10:30 AM has been cancelled today. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Reading More in the New Year | Carbondale Public Library

New Year’s Resolutions have been around since ancient times.  Each year people resolve to exercise, eat healthier, improve their finances, get married, and, yes, READ MORE!  In a 2018 poll, 18% of participants vowed to improve their reading habits in the New Year.  Yet, according to a 2018 New & World report, 80% of resolutions […]

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