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Summer Quest for All Ages | Carbondale Public Library

The Carbondale Public Library is getting ready to start our Summer Quest programs on June 17th. We have something for everyone. Complete activities at your own pace, and earn prizes as you go. Young children (preschool and under) can have fun with activities that focus on reading, talking, singing, writing, and playing. All are essential […]

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Book Tasting | Abington Community Library

You’ll never know if you like something until you taste it! Stop in the Ryon Community Room on Monday June 17th from 1-6 PM to “sample” books from various genres. Find your new favorite book, maybe something unexpected! No registration required to “taste.” While you’re checking out the menu of books, don’t forget to register […]

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SummerQuest 2019 | Abington Community Library

SummerQuest begins today! SummerQuest is a dynamic learning challenge for all ages. By spending time outdoors and having tech-free meals, as well as a variety of activities, you’ll earn raffle tickets, book nook coupons and a chance to win larger raffle prizes. To register for SummerQuest, visit the Circulation desk and sign up as an […]

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Required Summer Reading Lists! | Kids

Looking for your required summer reading lists? We’ve got you covered! Tips for getting your required reading done in time: 1. Start early- Don’t wait too long because books are in short supply the closer you get to the start of school. 2. Review the list- Check out the books that are on the list and pick […]

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The Battle Is On! | Abington Community Library

Join a team at the Abington Community Library as we prepare to compete against readers from all over Lackawanna County in Battle of the Books! Junior Battle of the Books (JBOB) is open to readers going into 4-6th grade, and Battle of the Books (BOB) is open to readers going into grades 7-12. BOB teams […]

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Coming soon to Tutor.com | Abington Community Library

Some new and exciting services are coming to tutor.com! You can already receive tutoring 24/7 in over 40 subjects including math, science, social studies, and English plus SAT prep. Additional services will include Drop-Off Math 24/7, ASVAB practice, multiple ACT practice tests, and Princeton Review practice tests for GRE, GMAT, MCAT, and LSAT. Tutor.com is […]

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Clarks Summit Patriot Mile | Abington Community Library

In partnership with the National Running Center, The Abington Community Library invites you to join us at the Patriot Mile on Saturday May 25 at 10 AM. This one mile run will take you through the streets of Clarks Summit, beginning and ending at the National Running Center.  Not feeling competitive? No worries…you can walk […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Out of this World Magic Show with Steve Woyce | Children's Library

Get ready to Blast Off with Magician and Family Entertainer Steve Woyce for “The Out of This World Magic Show” for Summer 2019. Audience volunteers will help Steve make the Moon Disappear, meet a forgetful librarian from a distant planet, and help Saturn Sam blast into outer space!  Packed with tons of audience participation, this […]

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Chem4Kids @ the Lackawanna County Children’s Library | Children's Library

Learn how to be a scientist with the chemistry students from the University of Scranton. This chemistry program is designed for children in grades 2-6. The instructors will introduce basic concepts of chemistry in a fun, non-threatening way. You will be making elephant toothpaste, helium balloon, dissolving a paper cup in acetone, melting a gummy bear, […]

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Kids Grand Opening of New Children’s Area | Carbondale Public Library

The Carbondale Public Library is excited to re-open our Julie Matylewicz Martin Memorial Children’s Library. Children are invited to celebrate the new Children’s Area on Saturday, May 4th @ 1 PM with free raffles, snacks, and activities featuring “Fabulous Fishes” by Susan Stockdale. Some new features include a bigger space, browsing options for picture books […]

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