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Summer Reading is Easy with Libby | Lackawanna County Library System

Do your kids have summer reading to do? Download Libby, the library’s eBook and eAudiobook app, to get access to popular summer reading titles including I am Malala; The Alchemist; The Secret Life of Bees, plus many more. Don’t wait too long to access these titles as they go on hold quickly! Click here to […]

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Author Talk/Book Signing Saturday, July 9th With Maxim Furek (Somebody Else’s Dream: Dakota, The Buoys, & “Timothy”) at Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library will host a presentation and book signing recognizing the biography, Somebody Else’s Dream: Dakota, The Buoys, & “Timothy.” Rock journalist Maxim W. Furek will conduct the event on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at 2:00 pm, at the Albright Memorial Library, 500 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509. Furek’s book celebrates the 50th anniversary […]

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Community Health Fair | Carbondale Public Library

Tuesday, June 14th – 11am to 4pm at the Carbondale Public Library Take time to focus on your physical and emotional well-being with free health screenings, demonstrations, COVID vaccines, and giveaways from a variety of local wellness resources.  Stop by for art therapy demonstrations, smoking cessation information, blood pressure screenings, vaccine clinic, and an opportunity […]

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Easily Track Your Child’s Reading with Beanstack | Lackawanna County Library System

Track your child’s 1,000 books before Kindergarten using Beanstack! Use the app to easily scan book barcodes and log the minutes read. You can also use Beanstack to keep track of your child’s favorite books! Simply create a free account with your library card then join the 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Challenge. Click here to […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Rob Smith, Juggler | Children's Library

Rob Smith, juggler and friend of the library, will mesmerize and amaze you as he flawlessly juggles five balls, clubs, fire torches, and rings, not to mention flying knives with razor sharp accuracy. Do not attempt this at home! Come to the library to see this thrilling performance! Sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton […]

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SummerQuest 2022 for All Ages | Lackawanna County Library System

SummerQuest, a dynamic summer challenge for all ages, begins this summer on June 20, 2022. Register on Beanstack at www.lclshome.beanstack.org or through the app. Use your favorite device to track your progress and earn digital badges as you go! If you’ve already registered for Beanstack in the past, just log-in and join this year’s challenge. […]

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Death on the Nile, Part I [Tales from the Albright] | Albright Memorial Library

On this episode of Tales from the Albright, Alyssa and Briana discuss the novel Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie. Alyssa explains Christie’s interest in archeology and experiences in the Middle East before Briana provides a literary analysis of the book. This is part one of two. We hope you enjoy!   To listen […]

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Pride Month Recommendations | Abington Community Library

June has just begun and with the beginning of Pride month in mind, we would like to make recommendations of a few books and films to showcase the remarkable work that has come from the LGBTQIA+ community over the years. The lists below highlight authors, characters, directors, and stories about the struggles, triumphs, and joys […]

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Scranton Public Library to Host 3 Free Screenings of WWII Documentary in June | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library will be offering three free screenings of the WWII documentary The Unimaginable Journey of Peter Ertel.  The screenings will all be held in the Henkelman Room, located on the 2nd floor of Scranton Public Library. A reluctant German Platoon Leader survives the Eastern Front and the Battle of Normandy, is captured by […]

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library | Kids

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is now available to families in Lackawanna County thanks to Leadership Lackawanna and United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties! Register online here for this free program for children ages 0-5! Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth to age five, […]

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