Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library

Location + Hours
1032 Green Ridge St, Scranton, PA 18509
Phone: (570) 207-0764

  • SUNclosed
  • MON11-7
  • TUE11-7
  • WED11-7
  • THUR11-7
  • FRI11-5:30
  • SATclosed

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Events

Jun
20
Wed
Junior Battle of the Books Team Meeting @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

About this Event: Join our team as we prepare to compete against readers from all across Lackawanna County in The Junior Battle of the Books! Teams will be formed, weekly meetings will be held. Readers will be quizzed on the five selected books on August 9th at Marywood University. This is a fun and competitive way to encourage reading throughout the summer months!

Designed for: Students going into 4th, 5th or 6th grades. Students going into 3rd grade may participate as advanced readers.

Schedule:
June 20: First Team Meeting
June 27: Review Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
July 11: Review No Talking by Andrew Clements
July 18: Review The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling
July 25: Review Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
August 1: Review Story Thieves by James Riley
August 8: Final Team Meeting
August 9: Competition at Marywood University (Time TBD)
August 15: Pizza Party at 3PM

Registration: Required. Please call 570-207-0764 to register. Please note that responding to the event via Facebook is not considered registration.

Paws to Read @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jun 20 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm

About this event: Certified Therapy Dogs will be visiting the Library to hear children read! The goal of this program is to create a relaxed atmosphere, allowing children to practice the skill of reading.  This program will help your child build confidence reading in front of peers, improve oral reading skills, and associate reading with a positive experience.

Designed for: Children, ages three and up.

Registration: Required. Please call 570-207-0764 to register by phone, or click the green button to register online.

Jun
22
Fri
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jun 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

CaptureAbout this event: Storytime is designed to promote and enhance early literacy skills in your child. During this program, we incorporate themed stories, movement songs, crafts and free play in a way that encourages vocabulary development and learning through reading.

Designed for: Children, ages two to six. Babies and siblings welcome!

Registration: Not required.

Friday Crafternoon @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jun 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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About this event: Join us for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Activity at the Library! Do it yourself make-and-take crafts are available each week for children who visit the library on Friday afternoons. This program is designed to help support creativity in your child, and ability to follow step-by step instructions.

Designed for: Children, ages 3+

Registration: Not required.

Jun
25
Mon
Story Time with Miss Amber @ Nancy Kay Holmes Library
Jun 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

CaptureAbout this event: Storytime is designed to promote and enhance early literacy skills in your child. During this program, we incorporate themed stories, movement songs, crafts and free play in a way that encourages vocabulary development and learning through reading.

Designed for: Children, ages two to six. Babies and siblings welcome!

Registration: Not required.

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