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Libraries Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Vote | Lackawanna County Library System

Hurray, Sister Suffragettes! To help 21st Century girls learn about the struggle for equality by women in the 19th and early 20th, Lackawanna County libraries are collaborating in a program called “Hurray, Suffragettes: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote.” Every Tuesday until Election Day, a Library will present a Facebook Live reading of […]

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RBDigital Transition to OverDrive/Libby | Lackawanna County Library System

The Lackawanna County Library System will be moving our digital ebooks and audiobooks from RBdigital to the Libby app as part of our OverDrive collection on October 7th. You will continue to be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great ebooks and audiobooks you loved in the RBdigital app, now available in […]

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Novel Thoughts for September: “New Kid” by Jerry Craft | Children's Library

Novel Thoughts! Our September selection is the graphic novel, “New Kid” by Jerry Craft. This 2020 Newbery Medal and 2020 Coretta Scott King Book award winner is a timely and honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real. Seventh-grader Jordan Banks […]

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“An Evening With Agatha” Fundraiser | Abington Community Library

Join us outdoors for an evening with Agatha Christie on Thursday, October 15 from 5-7 PM.* Miss Christie will talk about her best-known characters like Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, revealing her inspirations for them and touching on her ten day disappearance in the 20s. Afterwards, enjoy hot hor d’oeuvres, a meat pasta dish, and […]

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Free Career Workshops Continue | Albright Memorial Library

Educational Opportunities Centers Inc. is providing free career workshops for the public in September. Workshop topics include Resume Writing, Job Interview Skills, Budgeting Basics, Financial Aid Basics, College to Career, Careers in Logistics and Manufacturing, and Careers in Health Care. All classes are free of charge and held through Zoom. Click the link below to […]

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Fall Photograph Contest | Carbondale Public Library

Get out your cameras and phones because you are invited to participate in The Carbondale Public Library’s Fall 2020 Photo Contest!  The contest is open to all photographers; of all age groups and skill levels as we explore “What the Library Means to Me.” Participants are encouraged to use their creativity to decide how best […]

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Resources for Scranton School District Distance Learning | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton School District has resources available via their website to aid students and parents during the upcoming school year.  Announcements, tutorials and access to class information can be found via their website. Scranton School District Website-https://www.scrsd.org/ Scranton School District Distance Learning Portal- https://sites.google.com/ssdedu.org/ssderportal/home?authuser=0   Principal Ardestani from the John Whittier Elementary has recorded  Youtube […]

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Creative Writing and Memoir Writing Class | Abington Community Library

The Creative Writing Series will be held on Wednesdays from 10 AM-12 PM on Sept 9- Oct. 28. Creative Writing: Everyone has a head full of story ideas, perhaps even full fledged stories that have never have actually been put on paper. In this class, you will learn how to overcome the blocks that keep […]

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Bookmobile returns to the road | Lackawanna County Library System

The Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile will reopen to the public on Tuesday, September 8th. What to Expect: Face Masks are required to enter the Bookmobile. Social Distancing guidelines are in effect inside and in the vicinity of the Bookmobile.. Only one patron or family will be allowed on the Bookmobile at a time. The […]

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September Is Library Card Signup Month | Lackawanna County Library System

Wonder Woman Steps Up During this COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of people discovered that library cards are useful far beyond the walls of libraries themselves. In the past few months, the downloading of eBooks and eAudiobooks has soared, our virtual library, www.lclshome.org, has seen visits to online resources increase dramatically, and patrons in large numbers […]

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