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Holiday Hours for the Bookmobile | Bookmobile

The Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile and Bookmobile office will be closed from Friday, December 22-Tuesday, December 26, 2017 for the Holiday Season. We will resume on Wednesday, December 27 and Thursday, December 28, 2017 with a condensed schedule. click here for updates for the The Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile Holiday schedule.

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Closings at the Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

With winter and the holidays fast approaching, please note the following closings and weather-related delays: 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 School District has a two […]

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‘Tis the Season for Giving | Lackawanna County Library System

Winter Warmers for St. Joe’s We’re collecting hats, gloves, mittens and socks for the residents of St. Joseph’s Center. For over 100 years, St. Joe’s has been helping people in need, notably individuals diagnosed with Intellectual Disability or a developmental delay. Drop your donation off at a Lackawanna County library before the end of the […]

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Holiday Events for Kids | Abington Community Library

December is just around the corner which means some changes to our regular program schedule. There will be no baby, toddler, or preschool story times during the month of December. However, we will be hosting special Holiday Story Times at the following times: Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM (Ages 2-5) (Siblings […]

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First Friday: Children’s Library 30th Anniversary Open House | Children's Library

Celebrate thirty years in the Community! Please join the staff, friends, and supporters to celebrate our anniversary by attending the First Friday Open House. The event is free and open to guests of all ages. Special guests will include three of  the original artists who contributed pieces to the Lackawanna County Children’s Library;  Marshall Rumbaugh, Peg McDade, and Henry Fell. Also in attendance […]

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Holiday Book Picks | Carbondale Public Library

Are you looking for books about December holidays? Some of our top picks at the Carbondale Public Library are below, but come in to see what else we have. Just ask us where to look. Hanukkah “This is the Dreidel” by Abby Levine “Hanukkah: A Counting Book in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish” by Emily Sper […]

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Kickin’ It Tuesday | Abington Community Library

Beginning in 2018, the Abington Community Library will begin hosting Kickin’ It Tuesday – a themed monthly program for teens in 9-12th grade. With everything from STEM building challenges to movie nights to extreme crafting to mindfulness, we’ll cover it all! Suggestions are always welcome so tell your teens to give us a shout. To kick […]

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Christmas Activities for Kids | Carbondale Public Library

Check out the fun Christmas activities for kids at the Carbondale Public Library. Mark your calendar today! Annual Christmas Ornament Craft Saturday, December 2nd, 11 AM – 2 PM Santa will be coming to Carbondale on the train at 10:30 AM, and will be at Memorial Park at 11 AM for pictures. Come to the […]

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Practice Thankfulness | Abington Community Library

‘Tis the season to be grateful! Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at the Abington Community Library. Check out these library books and be inspired to live each day with thankfulness. For Adults 365 Thank Yous: The Year a Simple Act of Gratitude Changed My Life by John Kralik. The Grateful Life: The Secret to Happiness […]

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Answers to Teen Health Questions on Our Website | Lackawanna County Library System

A Safe Place to Explore Health Issues For teens who have questions about their growing bodies, we have a health database created just for them that promises “real answers” to questions about “real life.” The website tackles tough topics familiar with today’s adolescents through an extensive menu of topics. Unlike some health websites that are […]

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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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