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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and Nancy Kay Holmes Library will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 27. Library Express Bookstore will be open 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. All branches will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28.

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Exciting New Feature Coming to Libby | Abington Community Library

We love the Libby app here at the Lackawanna County Library System because of how easy it makes it to check-out and download ebooks and audiobooks using your library card. If you’re not already using it, download it now to get reading! Coming soon in 2020 is a new feature that enables users to suspend […]

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First Friday: Ugly Sweater Open Mic Night @ the Children’s Library | Lackawanna County Library System

Do you own a crazy holiday sweater? Have a special talent too? Wear your favorite ugly sweater and join our holiday edition open-mic night! Kids ages 8-14, of all levels and abilities, are welcome to perform. Invite your families and friends to come join in the audience! Friday, December 6th, from 6-8PM Lackawanna County Children’s […]

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Gingerbread House Contest | North Pocono Public Library

The North Pocono Public Library is hosting a Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! Make your gingerbread house at home and then bring it to the library between December 2-7th. You can enter as an individual or a group! Pre-packaged houses can be used…just get creative! The houses will be put on display until December 20th and […]

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A Christmas Carol Play Reading, December 8 | Albright Memorial Library

Celebrate the holiday season with a play reading of Charles Dickens’ classic tale A Christmas Carol! Local actor Bob Hughes will be reading a play adaptation of the story while dressed as Ebenezer Scrooge! Holiday cookies and cider will be served. When: Sunday, December 8 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Henkelman Room at […]

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Starting A Business & Marketing Strategies Workshop Dec. 5 | Albright Memorial Library

In partnership with Credit Management of Pennsylvania, the Albright Memorial Library will be hosting a free workshop on how to start a business and marketing strategies on Thursday, December 5 at 6:00 pm. The first part of the workshop will go through the steps of starting your own business. The second part of the workshop […]

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Lackawanna County Libraries Go for the Gold | Lackawanna County Library System

100% Gold Star Achievement Is First In State The Lackawanna County Library System was honored at the Pennsylvania Library Association’s 2019 Annual Conference in Erie in late October for being the first library system in the Commonwealth to have to have all its libraries achieve Gold Star status. The Star program is an initiative of […]

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Black Friday Family BINGO | Abington Community Library

If shopping isn’t your thing, join us for Black Friday Family BINGO! This is a family-friendly event, so invite the whole gang!  We’ll have 15 BINGO games and all gift cards as prizes. Enjoy some light refreshments (if you still have room in your stomach) and have a bit on fun on Black Friday with […]

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To the Sea! A Literary Cruise to Bermuda with the ACL | Abington Community Library

Announcing: a literary cruise to warm, sunny Bermuda in September of 2020! The Abington Community Library is pleased to present an exciting 5 day cruise to Bermuda happening next year. This all-inclusive trip will fulfill all your literary dreams. We’re offering a unique opportunity to join other readers in chatting about pre-selected books while on […]

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A loving dedication. | Abington Community Library

On Saturday, November 16, 1 PM: A presentation of a gift to the Abington Community Library from the Lackawanna Audubon Society will take place. The gift is in memory of Lois Jean Gallagher. For over 40 years, Lois Jean was a volunteer beginning at the store front (at the present site of Young Funeral Home […]

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