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Libraries in County Are Open

Face Masks & Social Distancing Required

After having their doors locked for over three months to help stop the spread of COVID-19, eight of Lackawanna County’s 10 libraries have reopened with limited services and strict health and safety measures in place.

Social distancing and face coverings will be required, and the number of people allowed in the libraries at any one time will be limited. Many popular library programs such as storytimes, classes, and group meetings remain cancelled.

The libraries and their hours of operation are:

SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sunday

Medically Vulnerable Patrons: Wednesdays 9 to 10 a.m.

LACKAWANNA COUNTY CHILDREN’S LIBRARY

Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sunday

LIBRARY EXPRESS BOOKSTORE

Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday 12 Noon to 5 p.m.

NANCY KAY HOLMES BRANCH LIBRARY

Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday

ABINGTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Closed Sunday

Medically Vulnerable Patrons 10 to 11 a.m. Monday-Saturday

CARBONDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Closed Friday, July 3)

Closed Saturday & Sunday

Medically Vulnerable Patrons: Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

NORTH POCONO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (No curbside service)

Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lobby Pick-Up only for materials ordered online

TAYLOR COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

VALLEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Monday & Wednesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Medically Vulnerable Patrons: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Dalton Community Library will be open for takeout service only. The hours at there are:

DALTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday Closed

Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Curbside pickup is available at all libraries. Click here and use the pulldown menu for curbside hours and instructions.

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