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Bookmobile at WVIA’s Be My Neighbor Event | Bookmobile

Join the Bookmobile on Sunday, October 22 from Noon-4:00 pm at the PNC Field for the 1st annual Be My Neighbor event with WVIA Kids Clubhouse. Meet some of your favorite characters such as Daniel the Tiger and enjoy family friendly activities.  Don’t have a library card? No problem! You can sign-up for one right on […]

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“BOOmobile” at Nay Aug Park’s Trunk or Treat | Bookmobile

Join the “BOOmobile” on Sunday, October 29 from Noon-3:00 pm at Nay Aug Park, Scranton for the annual Trunk or Treat sponsored by the Greater Scranton Jaycees. Join the fun with crafts and other family friendly activities. Browse the Bookmobile’s spooky Halloween DVDs and books!  Don’t have a library card? No problem! You can sign-up […]

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Job Announcement from Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

No further applications will be accepted. Thank you for your interest.   Please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the specific requirements of the position to slongo@albright.org. Abington Community Library Job Description – Circulation Clerk Plus Because of the nature of work in a small public library, with periods of heavy activity […]

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Scranton Reads: Gilead | Abington Community Library

  “Scranton Reads” Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. A facilitated discussion of Gilead will take place on Monday, October 23rd from 6 to 7 PM in the Children’s Story Room at the Abington Community Library.  Facilitator: Renee Roberts. A limited number of free copies of the book are now available when you sign up for the book discussion program. Please […]

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S.T.E.A.M. Quest at the Children’s Library | Children's Library

S.T.E.A.M. Quest is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math based after school program exploring problem-solving skills through hands-on art and science based projects . STEAM QUEST Flier 2017 Over the course of 20 weeks, students will work under the direction of professional artists to brainstorm creative ways to solve problems using art, science and […]

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Film Series – “Young Frankenstein” | Valley Community Library

Join us for the first meeting of our monthly Classic Film Night on Thursday, October 19 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The first film we will be viewing/discussing is Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein. We will also see clips from Son of Frankenstein, which was an inspiration to the film. Pete Chapla will be leading the short discussion […]

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Voice Your Questions with Your Tutor | Abington Community Library

        Tutor.com, a free program service available to any patron with a Lackawanna County Library system card, can be utilized daily from 4PM to 10PM. You’ll receive real tutors in math, science, social studies, and English. Tutors can also review resumes and papers. Now its easier than ever to connect with your […]

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Fall Book Sale Alert | Abington Community Library

Alert! Alert! The Friends of the Abington Community Library will host their fall book sale this Saturday, October 7 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church (1310 Morgan Hwy, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 18411). There will be thousands of donated books, CDs, and DVDs for everyone from the littlest tot […]

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Junior Book Club: The Biggest Pumpkin by Steven Kroll | Book Discussion

When two mice discover that they’ve both set their sights on the same little pumpkin, they decide to work together to help it grow as big as possible. Join Miss Angela to practice and improve reading skills in a fun, friendly, and informal setting. Monday, October 23 at 6 PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 […]

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Little Monster Mash: a Pre-K Halloween Party | Children's Library

A Halloween party for the little monsters of Scranton! Enjoy stories, songs, activities, and dancing! Check out 3 items to receive a special surprise! Come in costume for a Halloween Parade! For ages birth to 5 years Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:30 AM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509 To […]

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Upcoming Events

Sep
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6:30 pm School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm
Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to join us for crafts, game and other fun activities.  Program is held on Tuesday night  from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Registration is required.
Sep
26
Tue
6:30 pm School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm
Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to join us for crafts, game and other fun activities.  Program is held on Tuesday night  from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Registration is required.
Oct
3
Tue
6:30 pm School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm
Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to join us for crafts, game and other fun activities.  Program is held on Tuesday night  from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Registration is required.
Oct
10
Tue
6:30 pm School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
School Age Fun Time @ Taylor Community Library
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 26 @ 6:30 pm
Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to join us for crafts, game and other fun activities.  Program is held on Tuesday night  from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Registration is required.

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