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Books for Memory Challenged Adults | Abington Community Library

There are an estimated 5.8 million adults in the United States who live with Alzheimer’s dementia. You may know that listening to and singing familiar music can engage Alzheimer and dementia patients. But research has also shown that books written for these adults provides a special way to interact with adults suffering from dementia. The […]

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Let’s Get Messy! | Abington Community Library

If you’re a teen who likes science AND likes to get messy, the Abington Community Library is the place for you! We’re having 4 Messy Science programs this summer for teens going into grades 5-12. These programs will have lots of hands-on experiments that will make you go “WOW”! Registration is going on now for […]

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Thursday Movie Night-FREE | Carbondale Public Library

Every Thursday afternoon-all summer long! Starting Thursday 6/13 THIS WEEK: Children’s Movie: Goosebumps 2 from 4PM-6PM For Adults: A Star is Born (2018) from 6PM-8PM (may run a bit longer…) Popcorn will be served but feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks. Children may bring a towel or blanket to sit on. THIS […]

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Magic & More While School’s Out | Lackawanna County Library System

Summer Quest Is an Adventure for Kids Do your children like magic? How about science and art? If the answers are yes, get them to any Lackawanna County library to sign up for “Summer Quest: A Universe of Stories.” Conductor Cody, a magician who combines sleight-of-hand and railroad lore, will visit each library in July. […]

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June Collection Helps the Incarcerated | Lackawanna County Library System

Men & Women at Lackawanna County Prison To people in prison, little things can mean a lot. That’s why Lackawanna County Libraries are supporting the Project Re-Entry Prison Ministry at Lackawanna County Prison with the June Library Collection. For men wrapped candy like Lifesavers, hard candy or mini-candy bars are requested. Women need socks, soap, […]

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Creation Stations Offer Adobe Applications | Lackawanna County Library System

Tools for Creativity Available @ the Library Artists and hobbyists who want to work with audio files, photos, video and graphics but don’t have the right programs on their home computers can do their work at the library. Adobe programs including Premiere, for video editing, Audition, a workstation for mixing, finishing, & editing audio, PhotoShop, […]

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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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“Monster-Sized History!” | Lackawanna County Library System

Interested in hands-on, heavy-duty industrial history?  Join the Lackawanna Historical Society on Wednesday evening, May 22 at 7 p.m. for “Monster-Sized History: Reviving a Giant Stationary Steam Engine,” a program by Mike Piersa of the National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem. The program will be held at the Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton. […]

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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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Online Scheduling for Tech Help | Albright Memorial Library

Open lab appointments at the Albright Memorial Library can now be scheduled online. Simply click the button below, find a date/time, and enter you name/email/phone number to make an appointment. The appointment button can also be found on the Computer Lab’s page and each open lab event post. Look forward to more one-on-one appointments beginning […]

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