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Stocked for the Book Sale | Valley Community Library

Due to a lack of storage, the Valley Community Library currently cannot accept any more book donations. We will begin taking donations again after our Spring Book Sale March 11 & 12. Thank you for understanding.

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Catch-Up Cursive to be rescheduled. | Children's Library

Due to illness, Catch-Up Cursive has been canceled for tonight, February 6th . New date to be announced. We apologize for any inconvenience.  

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Price Increase for Printing & Copying Starts February 18 at Scranton Public Library Branches | Albright Memorial Library

Due to rising costs, the Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, the Nancy Kay Holmes Library, and Library Express Bookstore will be increasing prices for printing and copying. Effective February 18, 2020, black & white printing will cost 15 cents per page and color printing will be 35 cents per page. For questions or […]

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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Book Discussion- Feb 18th | Albright Memorial Library

Join Dr. Eva Tettenborn, associate professor at Penn State Scranton, as we discuss Yaa Gyasi’s novel Homegoing.  Dr. Tettenborn will help provide historical context of the novel as well as provide  a brief history of slave narratives throughout literature. More about Homegoing: “Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different […]

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David Sedaris To Deliver American Masters Lecture | Lackawanna County Library System

Monday, April 6  /  7 P.M.  /  Scranton Cultural Center David Sedaris, whose personal essays and humorous social commentary have earned him recognition as one of America’s greatest living humor writers, will be the speaker for the Lackawanna County Library System’s 2020 American Masters Lecture. Sedaris is the author of 11 collections of essays, many […]

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Clarks Summit Festival of Ice | Abington Community Library

It’s nearly here… that magical time of year when ice sculptures line up outside local businesses and we all bundle up and take part in winter activities celebrating a particular theme. This year, we’re celebrating ICEtendo and video games! Special events abound throughout Clarks Summit over the weekend of February 14-16. Click here to head […]

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Roku TV Raffle | Valley Community Library

Have you seen the 55″ Roku TV we’re raffling off? Come in to the Valley Community Library and get your ticket for $5! Winner will be pulled at our Books Appétit event on April 23. You do not need to be present to win.

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Do The Right Thing Screening- February 10th | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library’s Social Justice Book and Film Club will be screening Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing on Monday, February 10th starting at 6:30 in the Henkelman Room on the 2nd Floor of the Albright Memorial Library at 500 Vine Street, Scranton. RSVP your seat

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Scranton Public Library to Present Two Free Screenings of The Addams Family Wednesday, February 19th | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library will be presenting two free screenings – one afternoon matinee and one evening screening – of the 2019 animated hit The Addams Family, featuring the voices of Oscar Issac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Allison Janney, Bette Midler, and Snoop Dogg as Cousin It. The Addams Family will be presented […]

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eBook & Audiobook Circulation Grows | Lackawanna County Library System

Lackawanna County Readers Respond to Trend eBooks and audiobooks are growing in popularity in Lackawanna County as a 15 percent increase in the Library System’s circulation of the electronic formats in 2019 shows. Increases were seen in both number of users and number of titles downloaded from OverDrive, one of the Library System’s eBook and […]

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