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NEW Frequent Visitor Cards | Abington Community Library

This summer at the Abington Community Library, pick up one of our new “Frequent Visitor” punch cards! Each visit, whether you’re checking out books or attending a program or even just browsing, get your card punched. After 5 visits, you earn a free book from our ongoing book sale! Once you complete your card, grab […]

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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 […]

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Family Mini-Golf Event This Sunday! | Albright Memorial Library

Don’t miss the Scranton Public Library’s 2nd annual Family Mini-Golf event this Sunday from 11 AM – 5 PM! Proceeds from the event will directly benefit programs and services for children. Play 18 holes among the book stacks and ramps of the Albright Memorial Library & Lackawanna County Children’s Library!  Putter and golf balls will […]

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Updated Hours for Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

As of Monday, June 7, Abington Community Library hours will be adjusted back to: Monday through Friday: 9AM-9PM (Curbside pickup available) Saturday: 9AM-5PM (Curbside pickup available) Sunday: 2-5PM

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Big Library Read: The Quiet Girl by S.F. Kosa | Lackawanna County Library System

This summer’s Big Library Read is The Quiet Girl by S.F. Kosa. From June 28 to July 12, download the e-book from Libby (with no wait time!) and read it as part of a free, global book club. The Quiet Girl is a thriller that will keep you guessing and explores trauma, memory, and marriage. […]

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Recommended Read: “Crying in H Mart” by Michelle Zauner | Abington Community Library

Sometimes you come across a book that stops you in your tracks. Recently for me, it was Michelle Zauner’s Crying in H Mart – a memoir which details her relationship with food, family, and culture. Zauner, who you might know by the moniker, Japanese Breakfast, shares the raw reality of her life in the mid-2000s […]

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NEPA Gives – This Friday! | Lackawanna County Library System

NEPA Gives returns this year on Friday, June 4. This event is a one-day online “giving extravaganza” that focuses on supporting organizations in our local community. For 24 hours—from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59:59 p.m.—on Friday, June 4, 2021, donors may make secure donations to their favorite local nonprofit organizations through the NEPA Gives online platform. Your […]

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Expanded Hours & Sunday Openings Start June 20 for Two Scranton Library Locations | Albright Memorial Library

Dear Patrons, We are happy to share that the Albright Memorial Library and the Lackawanna County Children’s Library will be expanding their operating hours Monday through Thursday and opening on Sundays starting June 20, 2021! The new hours will be: Sunday: 1 – 5 P.M. Monday – Thursday: 9 A.M. – 8 P.M. Friday & […]

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Kanopy Films to Stream This Month | Abington Community Library

If you’re tired of watching the same Office re-runs every night, try watching a documentary, indie film, or series on Kanopy! This free streaming service, available to your with your library card, allows you four credits each month to watch films and documentaries at your leisure. Overwhelmed by the possibilities? Here are a few recommendations! […]

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Celebrate PRIDE Month | Lackawanna County Library System

The Lackawanna County Library System is celebrating the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community this month.  Though we still cannot gather physically for parades and festivals, we still celebrate our pride together. Explore our website or view some suggested titles and resources below. Books: Memorial […]

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