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Outdoor Reading Party @ Abington Community Library
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring a blanket and the book you’re currently reading and join us on the lawn for an outdoor reading party. Snacks will be provided. Teens: Grades 5-12 


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Great American Read Book Discussion @ Abington Community Library
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Talk about selected Literary/Contemporary books from the Great American Read list. Find the list here:


Teen Tuesdays at Library Express @ Library Express, the Marketplace at Steamtown
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Something fun is always happening for teens in the 7th through 12th grades every Tuesday night at the Library Express, 2nd Floor of the Marketplace at Steamtown!

Games! Karaoke! Book Discussions! Movie Nights! DIY! Murder Mystery Night! Theme Parties and more! Meet and hang out with other teens while having a great time at Teen Tuesdays!!



Ghostly Tales by Firelight Book Club @ Taylor Community Library
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This new monthly book club will feature a fictional book that deals with ghosts or mysterious activities.    For ages 15 and up.  Registration is required.

Scranton’s Pop-Up Library @ Co-Op Farmer's Market
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Let the Library Come to You!

The Scranton Public Library will be visiting the Co-Op Farmer’s Market in Scranton every Wednesday from 12-3 PM with our Pop-Up Library, weather permitting.

Here are just a few things we have available during the Pop-Up:

• Sign up for a library card

• Check your library card account, including due dates for library items.

• Ask for help with your digital devices, such as tablets, smartphones, etc.

• Ask for help with any of your research needs.

• Browse and borrow from a collection of books and movies in our Pop-Up Wagon. We’ll keep the collection changing each visit so there’s always something new!

• Return any library items to us.

• Ask and/or sign up for any of our library programs, including computer classes.

• Find a calendar of events for each of our SPL branches.

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