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1000 Books Before Kindergarten | Lackawanna County Library System

A New Initiative @ the Library Gets Kids Ready to Read Research shows that reading aloud to children is the single most important thing you can do to help them prepare for reading and learning. That’s why the Lackawanna County Library System has launched an initiative for 2020 to help families reach the goal of […]

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10 Libraries, 1 Card | Lackawanna County Library System

Your Library Card Is Good @ Any Lackawanna Library   If you borrowed a book at the Valley Community Library, you can return it at the Albright Memorial Library when you’re in Scranton. If you see a class or workshop that you would like to attend at the Taylor Community Library, but your regular library […]

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List of Library Activities Comes Your Way | Lackawanna County Library System

Email Newsletter Highlights Events Watch your inbox on Friday mornings for “Next Week @ the Library,” a new email newsletter about some of the things happening in coming days at Lackawanna County libraries. “Some of the things,” but by no means all, since every library in Lackawanna County has activities every day for all ages […]

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Happy New Year! | Lackawanna County Library System

Get More from the Library In 2020 Looking for things to do in the New Year? Look no farther than the Library. Lackawanna County Libraries have activities and programs every day to satisfy kids, tweens, teens and adults. Story times for kids are a great way to start a life-long love of reading and books. […]

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Warm Clothes Against Winter Weather | Lackawanna County Library System

This Month’s Library Collection Some people in Lackawanna County lack the wardrobe for the kind of weather we have had so far this winter, and there are still three months to go until spring. Lackawanna County Libraries are trying to help by collecting clean, used, adult-size coats, sweatshirts (hooded and non-hooded), gloves and hats in good […]

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Happy Hanukkah! | Lackawanna County Library System

Festival of Lights  /  Sunday, December 22 to Monday, December 30  Hanukkah began on Sunday with the lighting of the first of eight candles commemorating the rededicating of the Temple of Jerusalem following the rebellion of the Maccabees against the Seleucid Empire in the second century BCE. It continues through next Monday. While it is […]

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Holiday Greetings from the Library System | Lackawanna County Library System

Merry Christmas! Everyone at the Lackawanna County Library System wishes you and your loved ones the happiest of holidays. May the spirit of Christmas be with you this holiday season and throughout the year ahead. Thank you for being part of the Lackawanna County Library System community. We are proud to serve you throughout the […]

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Holiday Movies at the Libraries | Lackawanna County Library System

Get in the Mood to Celebrate Nothing captures the essence of the holiday season quite like the various Hollywood treatments of the subject and some Lackawanna County libraries will show films that families love at this time of year. So, if you want to get in the spirit, pack up the family and head to […]

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Book Suggestions From the Lackawanna County Library System | Lackawanna County Library System

Staff Picks Make Great Gifts Nobody knows more about books than the people who work in libraries, and that’s especially true in Lackawanna County where library staff members know their patrons’ preferences as well as books that are new on the market. This year, the staffs at all ten Lackawanna County libraries got together to […]

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Lackawanna County Library System Receives National Grant To Highlight Science Advances in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Procedures | Abington Community Library

The Lackawanna County Library System is pleased to announce it was one of nearly 200 facilities in the United States selected to receive a grant from the ASRT National Library Partnership to purchase books that focus on radiologic technology’s role in health care and society. Throughout December, select libraries in the system (Abington Community Library, […]

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