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Summer Reading Activities at Local Attractions

Summer Reading Activities at Local Attractions

Free for Children Who Enroll

“Build a Better World,” the summer reading program for children at Lackawanna County libraries reaches into the community with fun things to do and see at popular sites throughout the county.

Take a look at this schedule of events. They are all free for children who sigh up for Summer Reading.

 Trains Build a Better World  / Friday, July 7 • 1 P.M.  /  Steamtown National Historic Site

 Learn the history of steam railroads and the people who built, repaired and rode them.

 Children’s Day at the Catlin House  /  Saturday, July 22 •  Noon to 3 P.M.  /  Lackawanna Historical Society

Help paint a mural of Slocum Hollow & tour the beautiful Historical Society.

 Anthracite in Our World  /  Wednesday, July 26 • 10 A.M.  /  Anthracite Heritage Museum

Learn about the valuable resource from our valley that fueled America’s industrial rise.

 ARTS Engage! Day  /  Thursday, August 3 • 10 A.M. to Noon  /  Electric City Trolley Museum and Station

 Free arts activities, free trolley rides and hands on interactive fun.

 Hairspray Junior  /  Friday, August 4 • 1 P.M.  /  Scranton Cultural Center

 Family-friendly musical piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. Admission free for Summer Reading Program participants.

Antarctica: Mystery & Reality  /  Saturday, August 5 • 1 P.M.  /  Everhart Museum @ Nay Aug Park

Drive-In Downtown Movies free with your Library Card  /  Thursdays @ Sunset on Courthouse Square in Scranton  /  Sponsored By Scranton Tomorrow

Library Night @ PNC Field  /  Wednesday, Aug. 16

Read 5 books this summer and win a free ticket to a game at PNC Field on Library Night!

Children 4 to 12 years old are eligible. Vouchers available at the Library.

“Build a Better World” runs from June 12th to August 4th. Kids who enroll can attend the programs at any library.


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