The area’s most popular local attractions have joined with he Lackawanna County Library System for a series of programs designed especially for those who articipate in the Summer Reading Programs.
You have a passport to fun, knowledge, and exploration right in your own backyard. Here are programs that you can get out and enjoy this summer.
Children’s Day at the Catlin House
Saturday, July 12 • Noon to 3 P.M.
Lackawanna Historical Society
232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton
Hands on activities, arts & crafts and tours of the Lackawanna County Historical Society treasures.
From the Coal Age to Dinosaurs
Wednesday, July 23 • 10 A.M.
Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum
McDade Park, Scranton
Learn about the transformation of the earth under our feet. It’s a program of art and science with sculptor Gene Moyer.
Wednesday, August 6 • 11 A.M.
Scranton Cultural Center
420 North Washington Avenue, Scranton
Learn about the history of flight featuring traveling scientists from Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute. See mechanical birds, hot air balloons, gliders, and even a rocket launch demonstrate the forces of flight.
Shark Community Day
Saturday, August 16 • 1 to 4 P.M.
Nay Aug Park, Scranton
Arts and science activity throughout the Museum plus a special exhibit about sharks, their importance in nature and their grip on people’s imaginations.
ARTS Engage! Day
Thursday, August 28 • 10 A.M. to Noon
Electric City Trolley Museum and Station
A great way to wrap up summer: Free arts activities and discount trolley rides at the always fun Trolley Museum. Hands on and interactive fun.