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Winter Reading Challenge 2019 @ North Pocono Public Library
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

Kids, teens and adults of all ages can all participate in the 2019 Winter Reading Challenge!

Stop by the library or call 570-842-4700 for more details!

Closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day @ Taylor Community Library
Jan 21 all-day

Taylor Community Library will be closed today in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Teen Tuesdays at Library Express @ Library Express, the Marketplace at Steamtown
Jan 22 @ 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! Meet and hang out with other teens while having a great time at Teen Tuesdays!!

A Night of Empowerment with Local Author Shya Gibbons @ Abington Community Library
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

You Do You: powerful, brave, strong, resilient; there are countless words to describe the amazing people in our lives and our local community. Join us to celebrate You Do You, the sixth installment in a New York Times best selling series. Local author Shya Gibbons will discuss her contribution to the book, what makes this anthology unique from the others, and how the variety of pieces can reach readers from preteens to nonagenarians!

There will be a reception and meet and greet with the author that evening.

For: Adults and Teens (grades 9-12)

Families Helping Families @ Abington Community Library
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm


The meeting scheduled on 1/17/18 has been cancelled. 

Families Helping Families is an organization providing support for families with a member in the early stages of recovery for drug or alcohol addiction. Co-sponsored by Clearbrook Foundation. For Grades 7 – Adult.

We offer:

Education about the key concepts of addiction and recovery;

Connections with other families and individuals who have struggled with addiction;

Guest speakers and partners including community leaders like Dr. Mike Mahon, Superintendent of Abington Schools; Dr. A. C. Patel; Lackawanna County Court Judge Michael Barrasse, and U.S. 3rd Circuit Judge Thomas Vanaskie.

A proactive and cooperative effort with community leaders to keep our families safe and healthy.

Any questions? Call Gary Davis @ 570.878.2595 Confidential.

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