In honor of Abraham Lincoln, GAR will be presenting a free exhibit for children and teens ages 9-18 and their parents. Guests will have the museum exclusively to themselves as they explore and learn more about the Civil War with museum instructors.
See Civil War-era artifacts and get your photo taken with Civil War-period actors!
Enter for a chance to win a raffle prize!
When: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Where: Scranton City Hall
Who: Guests ages 9-18 and their parents
* Please use the Mulberry St. side entrance of City Hall to access the museum.
The Albright Memorial Library and the Lackawanna County Children’s Library are excited to partner with GAR to bring this free event to our community!
Learn how to be a scientist with the students from the University of Scranton.
The instructors will introduce basic concepts of chemistry in a fun, non-threatening way.
With a special treat of home-made ice cream using dry ice!
Sponsored by the University of Scranton Chemistry Club
Sunday, April 29th at 2:00 PM
For Grades 2-6
Free registration. Registration is required. To register, click the green button above, or call
(570) 348-3000, ext. 3015.
To cancel your registration, please call to notify us.
Designed for children ages 3 to 5, this 3 session monthly program features stories, finger plays, a puppet show, and a simple craft.
Registration is required. To register, click the green button above, or call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015.
Registration will be for all 3 sessions and is always the first three weeks of the month unless noted otherwise.
To cancel your registration, even if it is for one session, please call to notify us.
Cruise into kindergarten with this 6 week pre-kindergarten experience for children who will be attending kindergarten in the Fall of 2018, but have not attended a preschool.
The Children’s Library has received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to start a series of Play K programs, Cruise into Kindergarten, for children and their caregivers through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant. The Play K curriculum allows children entering Kindergarten in the fall to “play Kindergarten” using materials from different “playscapes”.
Children will practice activities centered around a theme that are aligned with the PA Learning Standards and Kindergarten readiness skills such as using scissors, going over a calendar, imaginative play activities, and taking turns.
The program begins April 10 and continues through May 15.
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Program is now filled.