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Discover eBooks & Audiobooks | Lackawanna County Library System

Downloads Free from the Library What can you do for books when the library is closed? If you have a mobile phone or tablet, you carry a library in your purse or pocket – a library with millions of choices that you can read on your device, if you have a Library Card. And, if […]

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What Library Patrons Need to Know While Libraries Are Closed | Lackawanna County Library System

Frequently Asked Questions How long will the libraries be closed? Following the directive of Governor Wolf, all Pennsylvania libraries will be closed at least until April 6. The rapidly changing pace of the response to COVID-19 by state and local government means that this date may change. We will continue to provide updates on our […]

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Kids Create Crate | Lackawanna County Library System

Kids are you bored? Well if you happen to be near the Taylor Community Library be sure to check out our Kids Create Crate. There are coloring sheets and books along with word searches and simple crafts for you to take home and ENJOY! Available while supplies last.  The “Kids Create Crate” is located on […]

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Actors Reading to Kids | Lackawanna County Library System

Great Stories Told Well If your kids are missing their library storytimes, here is an online resource that can help fill the gap. It’s called Storyline Online and features celebrities reading illustrated children’s books. Oprah Winfrey, Rami Malek, Mary Steenburgen, Hector Elizondo, Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, […]

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Check Out Our Facebook Pages & Website | Lackawanna County Library System

We’re Always Open Online When the going gets tough librarians get going. With their libraries closed, Lackawanna County’s librarians are working from home to serve patrons with storytimes for children, craft projects and virtual book clubs. The Abington Community Library has taken to Facebook Live with stories for kids, craft projects and book discussions for […]

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Libraries Will Remain Closed Until April 6 | Lackawanna County Library System

Due Dates & Late Fees Extended Gov. Tom Wolf yesterday extended the period when schools and libraries in Pennsylvania must remain closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. The new date for reopening is Monday, April 6. With libraries closed, all scheduled events, meetings, presentations, meetings and clubs are cancelled. Books and other material […]

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UPDATE: Lackawanna County Libraries Are Closed until April 6 | Lackawanna County Library System

Precaution Taken to Limit Coronavirus Spread All public libraries in Pennsylvania, including those in Lackawanna County, are closed at the order of Gov. Tom Wolfe as part of the statewide effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Libraries join schools across Pennsylvania in shuttering. They will remain closed at least until April 6, according […]

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Streaming eBooks for all Ages | Lackawanna County Library System

TumbleBooks, a company that specializes in the online books for childrens, announced that it is sharing access of its family of online libraries for free to all public libraries until August 31st. Its flagship product, TumbleBooklibrary is a collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games. Access to the […]

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Stay Informed with These Useful Websites | Lackawanna County Library System

CDC & State Health Department Sites Are Worth a Look The message from health professionals right now is that we take every precaution to protect ourselves and our families and do what we can to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus. How do we do that? Here are two websites you should consult for […]

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Due Dates Extended | Lackawanna County Library System

No Late Fees Will Be Imposed If you have books from the library that are due back soon, relax. All due dates have been pushed forward to March 30. There will be no late fees imposed on books with due dates that fall within this period of moratorium, either. Check our website for any updates […]

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