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Think Healthy for the Holidays | Lackawanna County Library System

Health Literacy Begins @ the Library Libraries don’t just help make you smarter, they can help make you healthier, too. Watch what you eat and drink this holiday season and check out the health information resources at the library for ways to stay fit, eat right at a time of year when the best intentions […]

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‘Tis the Season for Giving | Lackawanna County Library System

Winter Warmers for St. Joe’s We’re collecting hats, gloves, mittens and socks for the residents of St. Joseph’s Center. For over 100 years, St. Joe’s has been helping people in need, notably individuals diagnosed with Intellectual Disability or a developmental delay. Drop your donation off at a Lackawanna County library before the end of the […]

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2019 Holiday Book Buying Guide | Lackawanna County Library System

Books are a great gift for all ages!  Here are some great suggestions from library staff members: The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson “Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As compulsively readable as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very […]

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2019 Holiday Book Buying Guide for Teens and Young Adults | Lackawanna County Library System

Books are a great gift for all ages!  Here are some great suggestions from library staff members for Teens and Young Adults: Indian-ish : recipes and antics from a modern American family by Priya Krishna “Throughout, Priya’s funny and relatable stories—punctuated with candid portraits and original illustrations by acclaimed Desi pop artist Maria Qamar (also […]

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2019 Holiday Book Buying Guide for Kids and Babies | Kids

Books are a great gift for all ages!  Here are some great suggestions from library staff members for Kids and Babies: Hair Love by Matthew Cherry  A little girl’s daddy steps in to help her arrange her curly, coiling, wild hair into styles that allow her to be her natural, beautiful self.       […]

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First Friday: Ugly Sweater Open Mic Night @ the Children’s Library | Lackawanna County Library System

Do you own a crazy holiday sweater? Have a special talent too? Wear your favorite ugly sweater and join our holiday edition open-mic night! Kids ages 8-14, of all levels and abilities, are welcome to perform. Invite your families and friends to come join in the audience! Friday, December 6th, from 6-8PM Lackawanna County Children’s […]

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Lackawanna County Libraries Go for the Gold | Lackawanna County Library System

100% Gold Star Achievement Is First In State The Lackawanna County Library System was honored at the Pennsylvania Library Association’s 2019 Annual Conference in Erie in late October for being the first library system in the Commonwealth to have to have all its libraries achieve Gold Star status. The Star program is an initiative of […]

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Health Literacy Begins @ the Library | Lackawanna County Library System

“If this is a medical emergency, please hang up and dial 911.” That advice, heard when you call a doctor’s office or pharmacy, applies here, too, but for routine medical questions, research shows that more people look online than see a doctor on a typical day. Yet research also shows that only one online link […]

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Tech Neck Canceled | Lackawanna County Library System

The Tech Neck Program scheduled for this evening has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Lexivore Podcast Episode 12 – Holiday Gift Giving Guide and Eclectic Nonfiction | Lackawanna County Library System

In the twelfth episode of Lexivore, the last episode of year two!, Renee and Megha talk about the upcoming holidays with a gift giving guide how-to for book lovers – and some book suggestions to get one started!  We include books recommended by our own library staff alongside our own picks to cover a broad […]

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