A Library Card: Your Key to the World

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. If you don’t have a card or know someone who might need a card, now’s the time. Here are just a few of the benefits of a library card:

  • There are 11 libraries in Lackawanna County and a library card opens the doors to all of them. Wherever you live or work, there is a library just minutes away. All have free Wi-Fi, computer access, print capabilities, and tech or research help.
  • As you would expect, we also have books, magazines, newspapers, professional journals – whatever you need or want you can find in Lackawanna County Library System’s combined collection of more than 500,000 items. And if we don’t have it, we can probably get it for you. · Access the Library from your home or office via It’s a virtual library open 24/7. From academic research to auto mechanics, eBooks to live career coaching, and more, has so much to offer you for whatever stage of life you’re in.
  • Download e-books and downloadable audio books for free from the Libby app.
  • Lackawanna County libraries are among the busiest places in our communities. From STEM programs for our smallest patrons to Medicare seminars for our wisest community members, libraries in our area offer thousands of programs each year free of charge for you to enjoy. Sound interesting? Click here to apply online for your Library Card.


  • Abington Community Library
  • Albright Memorial Library
  • Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library
  • Carbondale Public Library
  • Dalton Community Library
  • Lackawanna County Children’s Library
  • North Pocono Public Library
  • Taylor Community Library
  • Valley Community Library
  • Library Express @ The Marketplace at Steamtown
  • Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile













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