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Polar Express at Children’s Library | Albright Memorial Library

Polar Express at the Lackawanna County Children’s Library is finally here! We have over 100 kids registered and we are super excited! There is a waiting list for the event and we will only be taking registrations until noon, so if you’re interested, give us a call at (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015. Ms. Angela does […]

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Upcoming Holiday Hours | Abington Community Library

We wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season! Please note our upcoming holiday hours for the next two weeks. The Abington Community Library will be closed Saturday Dec. 23 through Monday Dec. 25 for Christmas and Sunday Dec. 31 through Monday Jan. 1 for New Year’s . For weather delays, when the Abington Heights […]

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Holiday Hours for Scranton Libraries | Albright Memorial Library

Holiday Library Hours The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library will be closed Saturday, December 23 through Monday, December 25 and Sunday, December 31 through Monday, January 1, 2018 in observation of the holidays. Find last-minute holiday gifts at Library Express Bookstore!  Library Express Holiday Store Hours Saturday, December 23: 10:00 AM […]

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Change Comes to the Art of War | Taylor Community Library

Military historian and retired Air Force officer William E. Fischer, Jr., explains how aviation evolved from aerial observation to bombing and actual combat in the skies above France. Thursday, January 18, 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St. Taylor.

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Check Out Our Book Nook for a Last Minute Gift | Abington Community Library

Are you still searching for a gift for a loved one? Look no further! You might find just what you are looking for at our Book Nook. You’ll find adult and children’s titles at a reasonable price while supporting the library too! No item is over $2. A staff member can direct you to the Book […]

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Taylor, Albright & Children’s Libraries Reach the Stars | Lackawanna County Library System

Gold Star Status Awarded The Albright Memorial Library, Taylor Community Library and Lackawanna County Children’s Library have been named Gold Star Libraries by the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) for their efforts to help patrons achieve the literacies they need as citizens of the 21st Century. The libraries earned the recognition for focusing programming and activities […]

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Holiday Greetings from the Library System | Lackawanna County Library System

Merry Christmas! Everyone at the Lackawanna County Library System wishes you and your loved ones the happiest of holidays. May the spirit of Christmas be with you this holiday season in throughout the year ahead. Thank you for being part of the Lackawanna County Library System community. We are proud to serve you throughout the […]

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The Perfect Holiday Gift | Lackawanna County Library System

Looking for that last minute gift? Wondering what to buy for the person that has everything? I’d like to suggest purchasing Clarks Summit: A Narrative this holiday season for all the tricky people on your list. Originally written by Helen and John Villaume in 1986, it was reprinted last year with updated information and is […]

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The Abington Community Library will open at 10AM Thurs., Dec. 14 | Abington Community Library

Due to weather conditions, the Abington Community Library will open at 10AM on Thurs., Dec. 14. Stay safe!

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Non-certified Pennsylvania Birth Records-For Adopted Individuals | Albright Memorial Library

On November 3, 2017, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 127 of 2016 went into effect.  This act allows an individual who was adopted in Pennsylvania to request a non certified birth certificate.  There is a $20 charge and will take as long as 45 days to receive your certificate.  Birth parents have the option to […]

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Upcoming Events

Jan
5
Fri
1:00 pm Crochet & Knitting Group @ Valley Community Library
Crochet & Knitting Group @ Valley Community Library
Jan 5 @ 1:00 pm – Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm
Crochet & Knitting Group @ Valley Community Library | Blakely | Pennsylvania | United States
Do you crochet or knit? Join our group that meets every other week from 1-3 pm. All skills and levels are welcome!
Jan
8
Mon
9:30 am Teen Winter Reading Challenge @ North Pocono Public Library
Teen Winter Reading Challenge @ North Pocono Public Library
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – Feb 24 @ 10:00 am
Teen Winter Reading Challenge @ North Pocono Public Library | Moscow | Pennsylvania | United States
                            Are you a teen in grades 6-12? Grab a contest flyer at the North Pocono Public Library and participate in our[...]
10:15 am Kids Winter Reading Challenge: C... @ North Pocono Public Library
Kids Winter Reading Challenge: C... @ North Pocono Public Library
Jan 8 @ 10:15 am – Feb 24 @ 11:00 am
Kids Winter Reading Challenge: Catch a Dragon by the Tale @ North Pocono Public Library | Moscow | Pennsylvania | United States
                  All children from Birth-Grade 5 are invited to join the fun and sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge @ North Pocono Public Library! Grab a[...]
Jan
10
Wed
9:00 am Harry Potter Fan Art Submissions... @ Abington Community Library
Harry Potter Fan Art Submissions... @ Abington Community Library
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – Feb 28 @ 9:00 pm
Harry Potter Fan Art Submissions Open @ Abington Community Library  | Clarks Summit | Pennsylvania | United States
In anticipation of the Abington Business & Professional Association’s Wizarding World of Ice Festival (February 16-18), students are encouraged to create their interpretations of Harry Potter and his world and submit them to the Library.[...]

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