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Heritage Explorer Train Tickets Sold Out | Lackawanna County Library System

Tickets for the Lackawanna Heritage Valley train excursion to Carbondale Pioneer Days on Saturday, August 18th are sold out.

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POWER Library Updates | Abington Community Library

Just in time for back to school! With the onset of sharpened pencils and new backpacks, here are some updated POWER Library resources to help everyone in your house have a great school year. You can visit the new resources by clicking on the POWER library icon on the top of the LCLS website or by […]

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Everhart Museum on the Road presents an art-based workshop inspired by the book, “Secrets of Animal Camouflage.” | Children's Library

Everhart Museum on the Road presents an art-based workshop inspired by the book, “Secrets of Animal Camouflage” by Carron Brown and Wesley Robins. After reading the book, the Everhart staff will help students explore animal camouflage through a hands-on activities. Friday, August 17, 2018 from 2 PM – 3 PM For Grades K-2 only, as requested by […]

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Science Fridays! | Valley Community Library

Science Friday 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. August 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Short Story Collection Recommendations | Abington Community Library

The end of summer is busy and sometimes an entire book can feel daunting. Enter: the short story. I love short stories because they feel super manageable and I can pick them up and put them down, but feel like I am accomplishing something, even if I only have 20 minutes. Here are 5 short […]

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American Girl and LEGO BINGO FUNdraiser | Abington Community Library

Abington Community Library and Taylor Community Library present an American Girl and LEGO BINGO FUNdraiser on Sunday September 23 from 1-4 PM. Join us at the Clarks Summit Fire Co. No. 1,  Bedford St, Clarks Summit, for an afternoon of fun and great prizes! There will be 15 BINGO games, plus 5 specials, 30 raffle […]

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Voting Open for LEGO(R) Contest | Lackawanna County Library System

Time for the Lackawanna County Library System annual LEGO Build Off! Children from libraries around Lackawanna County built creations to try to bring the LEGO Trophy to their library. The theme this year was “Libraries Rock!” Below are this year’s entries.  Vote for your favorite creation and the winning library will be awarded the LCLS LEGO […]

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Protect Your Family: Immunize | Lackawanna County Library System

August Is National Immunization Awareness Month As we approach the start of a new school year, it’s time to weigh the importance of immunization. Immunization, after all, protect us, and especially our children, from diseases like measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B, polio, diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough. Vaccination is one of the greatest public health […]

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Your Library Card Opens Doors | Lackawanna County Library System

10 Libraries, 1 Card If you borrowed a book at the Valley Community Library, you can return it at the Albright Memorial Library when you’re in Scranton. If you see a class or workshop that you would like to attend at the Taylor Community Library, but your regular library is the North Pocono Public Library, […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Rob Smith, Juggler! | Children's Library

Sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Prepare to be dazzled! Juggler, Rob Smith, will flawlessly juggle five balls, clubs, fire torches, and rings, not to mention flying knives and a chainsaw! All with razor sharp accuracy! For Families Sunday, August 11, 2018 at 2:00 PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine Street, […]

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Upcoming Events

Sep
19
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10:00 am Creative Writing with Carol King @ Abington Community Library
Creative Writing with Carol King @ Abington Community Library
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm
Creative Writing with Carol King @ Abington Community Library  | Clarks Summit | Pennsylvania | United States
In this class, we will be focusing on short fiction primarily, as a whole or as part of a longer work. We will review elements of good writing but the main focus of the class[...]
1:00 pm Nonfiction/Memoir Writing with C... @ Abington Community Library
Nonfiction/Memoir Writing with C... @ Abington Community Library
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 28 @ 3:00 pm
Nonfiction/Memoir Writing with Carol King @ Abington Community Library  | Clarks Summit | Pennsylvania | United States
In this class, we will be writing life stories, those which issue from our own lives and those discovered in the lives of our family. Carol King has taught courses in English and Creative Writing[...]
Sep
24
Mon
10:00 am Beginner Excel Session 3 @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Beginner Excel Session 3 @ Computer Learning Lab-Basement of the Lackawanna County Childrens' Library
Sep 24 @ 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 Mahjong @ Dalton Community Library
Mahjong @ Dalton Community Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mahjong @ Dalton Community Library  | Dalton | Pennsylvania | United States
Just learning or pro, come join us for some fun!

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