Pennsylvania Lackawanna County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Lackawanna County, PA. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Pennsylvania Lackawanna County.

1. Library System ABINGTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1200 West Grove Street, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Phone Number: (570) 587-3440 Lackawanna 238,481 168,000

2. Central Library ABINGTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1200 West Grove Street, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Phone Number: (570) 587-3440 Lackawanna N/A N/A

3. Bookmobile BOOKMOBILE ONE
500 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
Phone Number: (570) 348-3000 Lackawanna N/A N/A

4. Library System CARBONDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 5 North Main St, Carbondale, PA 18407
Phone Number: (570) 282-4281 Lackawanna 66,583 64,126

5. Central Library CARBONDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 5 North Main St, Carbondale, PA 18407
Phone Number: (570) 282-4281 Lackawanna N/A N/A

6. Central Library DALTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 113 East Main St, Dalton, PA 18414
Phone Number: (570) 563-2014 Lackawanna N/A N/A

7. Library System DALTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 113 East Main St, Dalton, PA 18414
Phone Number: (570) 563-2014 Lackawanna 35,734 25,500

8. Branch Library GREEN RIDGE BRANCH
Street Address: Green Ridge ST. At Wyoming Ave, Scranton, PA 18509
Phone Number: (570) 207-0764 Lackawanna N/A N/A

9. Branch Library LACKAWANNA COUNTY CHILDREN’S LIBRARY
Street Address: 520 Vine ST., Scranton, PA 18509
Phone Number: (570) 348-3000 Lackawanna N/A N/A

10. Central Library NORTH POCONO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 113 Van Brunt St, Moscow, PA 18444
Phone Number: (570) 842-4700 Lackawanna N/A N/A

11. Library System NORTH POCONO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 113 Van Brunt St, Moscow, PA 18444
Phone Number: (570) 842-4700 Lackawanna 83,416 34,162

12. Branch Library PROVIDENCE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2006 North Main Avenue, Scranton, PA 18508
Phone Number: (570) 207-0766 Lackawanna N/A N/A

13. Central Library SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 500 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
Phone Number: (570) 348-3000 Lackawanna N/A N/A

14. Library System SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 500 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
Phone Number: (570) 348-3000 Lackawanna 624,099 357,447

15. Library System TAYLOR COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 710 South Main Street, Taylor, PA 18517
Phone Number: (570) 562-1234 Lackawanna 65,814 23,343

16. Central Library TAYLOR COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 710 South Main Street, Taylor, PA 18517
Phone Number: (570) 562-1234 Lackawanna N/A N/A

17. Library System VALLEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 739 River St, Peckville, PA 18452
Phone Number: (570) 489-1765 Lackawanna 114,553 49,360

18. Central Library VALLEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 739 River St, Peckville, PA 18452
Phone Number: (570) 489-1765 Lackawanna N/A N/A

Overview of Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Lackawanna County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 213,295.

Lackawanna County was created on August 13, 1878 from part of Luzerne County making it the last new county to be created in the state. It was named for the Lackawanna River.

Its county seat is Scranton.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,203 km² (465 mi²). 1,188 km² (459 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.27% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 213,295 people, 86,218 households, and 55,783 families residing in the county. The population density is 180/km² (465/mi²). There are 95,362 housing units at an average density of 80/km² (208/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.65% White, 1.31% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.75% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 1.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 86,218 households out of which 27.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.90% are married couples living together, 11.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.30% are non-families. 31.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the county, the population is spread out with 21.80% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 89.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.40 males.

Cities and municipalities

  • Abington Township
  • Archbald
  • Benton Township
  • Blakely
  • Carbondale Township
  • Carbondale
  • Clarks Green
  • Clarks Summit
  • Clifton Township
  • Covington Township
  • Dalton
  • Dickson City
  • Dunmore
  • Elmhurst Township
  • Fell Township
  • Glenburn Township
  • Glenburn
  • Greenfield Township
  • Jefferson Township
  • Jermyn
  • Jessup
  • La Plume Township
  • Madison Township
  • Mayfield
  • Moosic
  • Moscow
  • Mount Cobb
  • Newton Township
  • North Abington Township
  • Old Forge
  • Olyphant
  • Ransom Township
  • Roaring Brook Township
  • Scott Township
  • Scranton
  • South Abington Township
  • Spring Brook Township
  • Taylor
  • Thornhurst Township
  • Throop
  • Vandling
  • West Abington Township