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Drop In Help Desk | Abington Community Library

Get a new phone or tablet for the holidays? Already have a device but still not sure how it works? Don’t worry, because we’ve got you covered! Abington Community Library is having a drop-in event for you to bring your device, whatever it is, for some one-on-one instruction time. Ask a staff member how to […]

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1040 Tax Forms Available At Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

The Reference Department has received the IRS 1040 Tax Forms.  These are available at the Scranton Public Library (2nd Floor), Nancy K. Holmes Branch and Library Express.  We are still awaiting the instruction booklets.   You can find and print any tax forms and instructions at IRS.gov.

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Winter Challenge is here! | Abington Community Library

Any way you slice it, reading is fun! Complete activities and earn raffle tickets for great prizes and free books. Register on your own or with your family anytime between now and February 29 and pick up your BINGO sheet. Earn extra raffle tickets when you attend a library program! Plus, sign up for our […]

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We Have a Book Club That’s Just Right for You! | Abington Community Library

Do you love reading and long for more time to read great books?  Let us help you this year by suggesting three different book clubs that meet at the Abington Community Library.  If you love a good mystery, join the Mystery Book Club.  This group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM.  […]

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten | Lackawanna County Library System

A New Initiative @ the Library Gets Kids Ready to Read Research shows that reading aloud to children is the single most important thing you can do to help them prepare for reading and learning. That’s why the Lackawanna County Library System has launched an initiative for 2020 to help families reach the goal of […]

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Hoagie Fundraiser | Carbondale Public Library

Carbondale Public Library is selling coupons for Steve and Irene’s Hoagies. Coupons cost $7.50 and can be redeemed for any 12 inch hoagie at Steve and Irene’s 1110 Route 6 Scranton Carbondale Hwy Mayfield, PA 18433 Coupons can be ordered up until February 8th, 2020* and will be available to pick up soon afterwards. Portions […]

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Keep your New Year’s Resolutions, The Library Can Help | Abington Community Library

We all have the opportunity for a fresh start in 2020.  There are so many resolutions that have been made: getting healthy; being a better spouse, parent or friend; learning a new hobby or language; or saving money and creating a budget.  The library is a great place to find inspiration or find the resources […]

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2020 PA Forward Programs | Albright Memorial Library

A new year and a new decade mean new & improved PA Forward programs coming to the Scranton Public Library! What is PA Forward? PA Forward is a statewide initiative to encourage all libraries, public, academic, and private to develop programs based on 5 essential literacies: Basic, Civic & Social, Financial, Health, and Information. Together, […]

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Lexivore Podcast Episode 13 Graphic Novels | Abington Community Library

The thirteenth episode of Lexivore, the first of season 3, has Renee and Megha starting the year with an episode about Graphic Novels!  We discuss the nonfiction graphic novel The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan With Doctors Without Borders by Lefevre, Guibert, and Lemercier, and touch on several other graphic novels, mentioning some for children, young […]

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“Check Out” a Library Expert | Abington Community Library

Does your workplace have regular meetings or staff development opportunities? Are you a member of a local organization looking for speakers to present at your meetings? Partner with the Abington Community Library and have a library staff member share library resources and information with your group. We will work with you to tailor an individualized […]

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