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Fringe Festival: Tween Open Mic Night and Puppet Exhibit | Children's Library

The Lackawanna County Children’s Library will host the Fringe Festival’s Open Mic Night for kids 8 through 14! Scranton is a town of great talent and talent begins with the young! The Children’s Library will showcase the talented young people of Scranton! We welcome all art forms such as music, poetry, spoken word, dance, comedy, […]

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Fringe Festival: Puppet Workshop | Children's Library

Join us for a puppet-making workshop. Children can make a hand puppet from provided materials. We provide the blank socks, and fabric, buttons, beads, markers and other materials for children to add faces and accessories. We use hot glue (with assistance) to create original works of art. Then we all learn some basic puppet movements […]

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Fringe Festival Event: Silent Disco for Kids | Children's Library

Dance party at the Children’s Library! Join Scranton Fringe for its first kids-silent disco. Fringe provides the headsets, the tunes, and all the tech any child will need for this free dance party. Turn the music up as loud as you want on your own headset without fear of disturbing any nearby readers. This unique […]

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Back to School Digital Library Resources | Kids

Going back to school is easy with these free digital resources from your library. All resources are accessible at home on personal computers, tablets, and smartphones as well as at the library. Create a free account for these resources using your library card. Need a library card? Click here to get one. It’s free! HelpNow […]

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month | Kids

Hispanic Heritage Month runs September 15 through October 15. Take time to celebrate with digital and print resources from your library! Participate in the Hispanic Heritage Month Challenge on Beanstack! Available for children, teens, and adults. https://lclshome.beanstack.com/reader365  Stream and watch new films and documentaries on Kanopy. Check out Kanopy’s list of films to celebrate Hispanic […]

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LIFE OUTSIDE: ARTWORK BY PHYLLIS RENNIE | Abington Community Library

Throughout September & October, artist Phyllis Rennie will have her artwork on display in the “Life Outside” exhibit. Stop by the Library and enjoy Phyllis’ works inspired by the constantly changing light, moving clouds, and wind and weather she takes in while painting en plein air.

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Next session of storytimes starting soon! | Abington Community Library

Our next five week session of storytimes will be starting soon! Preschool storytimes (recommended for ages 3-5) will be held on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 13, at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Toddler storytimes (recommended for ages 2-3) will be held on Wednesdays beginning Sept. 14, at 10:00 am and 11:00 am. Baby storytimes (recommended for […]

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SummerQuest Coloring Contest | Abington Community Library

There’s still time to pick up a coloring sheet at the Abington Community Library for our SummerQuest Coloring Contest.  Choose your design, color and decorate the sheet at home, and return it the library by August 5th. Be sure to include your name, phone number and age on the back of the sheet to be […]

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A Day of Animals, Science, and Literature | Abington Community Library

Indraloka, The Wright Center, and the Abington Community Library join together for a Day of Animals, Science, and Literature at Indraloka Animal Sanctuary (Dalton, PA): Grades K-4, Tues. Aug. 16; Grades 5-8, Wed. Aug. 17; Grades 9-12, Thur. Aug. 18. All sessions 8:45 am-3:15 pm; lunch provided. $25 per participant. Each day will meet the […]

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Beanstack.org is more than just summer reading! | Abington Community Library

Did you know that by going to https://lclshome.beanstack.org, you can register for more than just our summer reading program, SummerQuest? Once you’ve registered on the site, you can also join 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, monthly challenges, as well as participate in fun activities on SummerQuest. Check out the site for fun all summer long (and […]

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