To provide materials and programs that stir the curiosity, encourage the imagination and nurture the creativity of all children.
Current officers of the Board of Trustees of the Scranton Public Library are:
President: Mr. James Henkelman
Vice President: Sr. Ann Walsh, IHM
Treasurer: Mr. Joseph X. Garvey
Board of Trustees
c/o Scranton Public Library, 500 Vine St,
Scranton PA 18509
Head of Children’s Services, Laureen O’Handley 570-348-3000 ext. 3027
The Children’s Library is located in what was for many years, the Christian Science Church. The church was acquired by the Lackawanna County Library System in 1985. Following extensive interior renovations, the church reopened in 1987 as the Lackawanna County Children’s Library.
We happily accept your gently used books. Please call 570-348-3000 ext. 3022 to schedule a drop off.
We do not accept:
We are currently do not have any openings, but we do retain submitted applications for future listings.
Welcome to the Lackawanna County Children’s Library
We look forward to providing you with the best library service possible. In return, we ask only that you treat the Library, its contents, the staff, and other patrons with respect. Failure to do so may result in denial of service, suspension of privileges, or expulsion.
Please observe the following rules of behavior:
Approved by the Library Board of Trustees, June 2015