Monday, December 27, 2010
The Reference Department will not be renewing the Historical New York Times database; access to the database expires Friday, December 31, 2010.
The database, available through ProQuest, features PDFs of every page and every article of every issue of the New York Times from 1851 to the present.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010
A total of twelve editions will be available by the end of 2010 and are part of Nolo's goal to make reliable, plain-English legal information as widely available as possible.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Thank You and Happy Holidays!
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Library Anywhere is a mobile version of the library's online catalog. It allows you to browse the library's collection, place holds, and even renew your items via your cell phone.
The app. is available FREE for iPhone and Android smart phones and any internet capable cell phone. Blackberry support is coming soon.
Try it today at www.lclscatalog.org
Monday, December 13, 2010
This popular discussion group continues to grapple with interesting topics chosen democratically, then examined in a lively and respectful manner. No prior learning is required.
You can register to attend our Socrates Cafe by calling 348-3000.
In addition, the Reference Department will close at 5 PM on Friday, December 17th instead of our usual 5:30 PM Friday closing.
Friday, December 10, 2010
First Night Scranton buttons are now available to purchase at the circulation desk. Buttons are $10 until December 31st.
Also remember children 5 and under are free; there is also a Senior Discount of $5, but those buttons must be purchased at First Night's HQ at the Mall at Steamtown.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
Libraries across the country are adding e-books to their collections. Not all e-book readers are compatible with these free public collections.
Here are a few things to consider before you buy:
*The most popular e-book reader
*Only compatible with books acquired from Amazon.com
*Public library books -- no.
Nook, Kobo, Sony, etc.
*Compatible with most formats including those used by public libraries.
*Public library books -- yes.
When e-books come to the Lackawanna County Library System, will you be ready?
Choose an e-book reader that will let you borrow e-books from your library.
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
WILL BE CLOSED
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24TH,
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 25TH,
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26TH
WE WILL REOPEN ON
MONDAY, DECEMBER 27TH AT 9 AM
THE REFERENCE DEPARTMENT
THE HAPPIEST AND WARMEST
OF HOLIDAY SEASONS
A print copy of the proposed budget is also available to view at the reference desk.
Thursday, December 02, 2010
PHOTOGRAPHS OF 10 LACKAWANNA COUNTY CHURCHES
IN THE SCRANTON DIOCESE
This Summer the Lackawanna Historical Society worked with photographer Ivana Pavelka to document several churches in Lackawanna County. Ms. Pavelka taught local high school students Paola Andujar, Sam Nourse, and Brianna Searles to use photography to document the churches and prepare this exhibit to share their work.
Photographer Ivana Pavelka and her three students whose photographs are featured will be at Albright Memorial Library on Sunday, December 12th from 2 PM to 5 PM.
Churches included in the project are:
Holy Family, 510 East Gibson Street, Scranton
St. Anthony of Padua, 1013 Wood Street, Scranton
St. Joseph, 1601 North Main Avenue, Scranton
St. John the Evangelist, 516 Fig Street, Scranton
St. Mary of the Assumption. 430 Pittston Avenue, Scranton
St. Mary Czestochowa, 3335 Greenwood Avenue, Scranton
Sacred Heart, 420 Hudson Street, Mayfield
St. Michael, 236 Vine Street, Old Forge
Immaculate Conception, 202 Church Street, Taylor
St. John the Baptist, 408 North Main Avenue, Taylor
A book of the exhibit will be published in February 2011.
For more information on the exhibit, please call (570) 348-3000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org