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You Are Not Alone: Mental Health Awareness Month | Lackawanna County Library System

1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, but fewer than half get treatment. 1 in 6 U.S. youth experience a mental health condition each year, but only half get treatment. Mental Health Awareness Month (NAMI) has been observed in the U.S. since 1949. Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of […]

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Spot the Spotted Lanternfly | Carbondale Public Library

Information Session @ the Carbondale Public Library, May 13th at 7pm. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species presenting a significant threat to Pennsylvania agriculture.  Learn how to recognize the pest and what you can do to help stop the spread.  Registration is required as seating is limited.  Please contact the Carbondale Public Library to […]

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Lunch With Kelly Rippon | Carbondale Public Library

Monday, May 24th at 12pm in the Anthracite Hotel Ball Room, 25 S. Main Street, Carbondale, PA The Carbondale Public Library will be hosting a luncheon with Kelly Rippon, motivational speaker and author of the book “Parent Up: Inspire Your Child to be Their Best Self”.  Kelly’s unique parenting style has helped her not only […]

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May Community Collection: St Joseph’s Center Baby and Children’s Pantry | Lackawanna County Library System

The Lackawanna County Library System’s community partner, St. Joseph’s Center Baby and Children’s Pantry is requesting donations this month of certain items. The mission of this organization is to distribute products like diapers, clothing, baby food, cereal, formula, and more to families in our area.  In 2019 alone, St. Joseph’s Baby & Children’s Pantry had […]

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End of the School Year Recycling: May 1st – June 30th | Kids

We are excited to announce the Valley Community Library is partnering with TerraCycle to help you recycle some of your old school, office, and home supplies. Our goal is to save 10 pounds of pens, mechanical pencils, markers, watercolors, and empty glue sticks from going into our landfill!  You can learn why we care so […]

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Scranton Public Library Adds Second Free Screening of Nomadland Saturday, May 22 | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library will be hosting two free screenings of Nomadland, the 2021 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Best Actress (Frances McDormand) and Best Director (Chloé Zhao). The first screening will be held Saturday, May 22nd at 2 PM; the second screening will be held Wednesday, May 26th at 2 PM. Seating is limited […]

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Over the Top For “NEPA Gives!” Day! | Abington Community Library

It’s time to Get Pumped! for Abington Community Library as we jump into NEPA Gives! Day on Tuesday, June 4th! We’re gathering patrons, staff, family and friends to join Team ACL in smashing our 24 hour giving day goal of $5,000! Email Kate Andrews at kandrews@albright.org or click on FUNDRAISE at https://bit.ly/3vhZO1Z if you’d like […]

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Three 2021 Oscar Winners – Including Best Picture Nomadland – To Screen at Scranton Public Library in May | Albright Memorial Library

May’s Wednesday Movie Matinees at Scranton Public Library will feature three 2021 Academy Award winners, including Best Picture winner Nomadland (Wednesday, May 26th). All movie matinees screen at 2 PM and are free with your library card.  Seating is limited to 10 people for all screenings.  Masks, social distancing, and registration are required. Click on […]

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Adult Subscription Boxes | Abington Community Library

The Abington Community Library is pleased to offer a new service for adults: an adult subscription box. Fill out a short questionnaire on your reading taste and receive a box with a personalized library book and a couple of surprise goodies! Your subscription lasts from May to July, but may be joined at any time […]

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Friends of the Scranton Public Library Sidewalk Sale | Albright Memorial Library

The Friends of the Scranton Public Library will be holding a Sidewalk Book Sale: Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM Located at the Scranton Public Library, 500 Vine Street. BOOKS  *  CDs  *  DVDs  *  Audio Books Browse a selection of materials for all ages Prices range from $0.25 to $2.00 Masks […]

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