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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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Don’t forget to vote! | Abington Community Library

Be the change you want to be and exercise your right to vote on Election Day!

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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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Thank You! Dorothy Boccella Holiday Marketplace Vendors + Donors | Abington Community Library

With our Dorothy Boccella Holiday Marketplace only one week away, we wanted to take a moment to thank all our vendors and outside donors who donated a raffle basket to us! We are so grateful for their kindness. Raffle tickets are on sale until November 10 with winners announced on Tuesday, November 12. We hope […]

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Dinovember Double Feature for Teens | North Pocono Public Library

Calling all teens! Celebrate Dinovember with a double-feature matinee of Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 🦖 Dress in your comfiest clothes, bring a blanket and a pillow, and enjoy a cozy and relaxing afternoon at the Library! Snacks provided. To register, call 570-840-4700.

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Thanksgiving Gift: Pajamas for Kids | Lackawanna County Library System

Drop Off Your Donation @ the Library While you’re out buying the fixings for your family’s Thanksgiving festivities, how about picking up something for people who have little. As the cold weather approaches, Friends of the Poor are asking for donations of pajamas for children from newborn to age 12. Make your donation of new, […]

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Looking for Scholarships? | Abington Community Library

Are you a high school student who is looking for scholarships?  Are you a parent who has a child enrolling in college soon?  Yes, there are scholarships out there for you or your child! The Abington Community Library is pleased to partner with Educational Opportunity Centers, Inc. to provide you with scholarship information which will […]

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What is Tech Neck? | Abington Community Library

Significant advances in technology, specifically mobile phones, tablets and computers, have led to a decline in good posture and an increase in neck and back pain. When forward head and rounded shoulder posture is maintained for extended periods of time, many painful issues arise such as neck pain and stiffness, pain radiating to one side […]

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Thank You For Your Support | Valley Community Library

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported Valley Community Library’s Fall Book Sale this week. Special thanks to our wonderful volunteers who put so much of their time and effort to make it a great experience!

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