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Special Teen Program This Week: “In the Kitchen with Chef Ryan Von Smith” | Abington Community Library

Teens have the chance to learn from renowned chef, Ryan Von Smith, this week via Zoom! He will instruct teens how to make shrimp alfredo LIVE.* Teens interested still have time to register and can do so by emailing Renee at RRoberts@albright.org. This program is on Wednesday, September 23 from 4 to 5 PM.  See […]

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Dr. Dipti Pancholy, MD FACP Presents, “What is Your Why?” | Abington Community Library

September 24  In honor of Women in Medicine month, Dipti Pancholy MD FACP will be presenting Leadership Skills: What is your ‘Why’? on September 24 at 7 pm via Zoom.   This presentation will address practical tips for developing and improving leadership skills with a focus on Women leaders. Dr Pancholy is a longstanding supporter of the public library […]

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Outside Event – Storywalk(R): “Around the Pond” | Carbondale Public Library

Get outside and moving while reading a book. Pages from “Around the Pond: Who’s Been Here?” by Lindsay Barrett George will be placed around the walking loop at the YMCA Community Park. Take a stroll and read the story as you walk the path. “The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT […]

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Employment Opportunity at the Scranton Public Library- Part Time Clerk / Children’s Event Coordinator at Library Express | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library Job Title: Clerk/Children’s Event Coordinator Department: Library Express Status: Part Time / Casual Reports To: Senior Branch Manager Date Posted: 9/17/20 Union Position: no There is a part-time Library Clerk / Children’s Event Coordinator position available at Library Express in the Marketplace at Steamtown. The applicant must have strong customer service skills, […]

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Online videos for all ages | Abington Community Library

Yes, we know you’re missing in-person programs at the library, but until those resume, we’ve got you covered! The Abington Community Library is posting videos on their facebook pages for storytimes, workshops, book talks, community helpers, food fun and more for all ages. Check out our calendar HERE for information on when videos will be […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month | Lackawanna County Library System

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year between September 15th  and October 15th.  It celebrates the histories,  cultures and influences of past generations who came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The library has books, movies and other resources for looking to learn more about the Hispanic community. Movies available […]

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There’s still time to be counted! | Abington Community Library

Support for firefighters and families in need. Plans for highways. School lunches. The 2020 census count affects the allocation of funding for our community’s public resources, how we plan for the future, and our voice in government. Remember that in responding to the census, your privacy is protected. Don’t miss your chance to be counted! […]

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New from the Children’s Library! Parent Portal | Children's Library

Zoom Virtual Event Whether it’s homeschooling, virtual, or hybrid schooling, Ms. Angela is here to help! Using her educational background, Ms. Angela will be available to answer your questions and work through any challenges you may have this school year. Tuesdays,  from 5-7 PM For parents will children in grades Pre-K to 6. This will […]

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Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends Fundraiser Returns this October | Albright Memorial Library

Boscov’s annual Friends Helping Friends fundraiser will return October 14 & 15, but will work a little differently this time. Instead of purchasing a $5 ticket with a 20% discount, all you need to do is mention the Friends of the Scranton Public Library when you shop online or in-store. You’ll receive 20% off your […]

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Lexivore Podcast Episode 17 – Music and Books | Abington Community Library

Episode seventeen of Lexivore, has Megha and Renee tackle music, and pairings of music with books. We discuss our own genre preferences for music, briefly touch on the music our library has to offer, and discuss a few authors who use music – either directly in their books like Mercedes Lackey or in the background […]

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