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Scranton’s Pop-Up Library | Albright Memorial Library

Let the Library Come to You! The Scranton Public Library will be visiting three locations in Scranton with our Pop-Up Library! Locations & Dates: Scranton Co-Op Farmer’s Market: 12-3 PM; every Wednesday, July through October 3 Citizens Savings Bank (Wyoming Ave.): 11:00 am – 2:00 pm; every 4th Friday of the Month, July through October. […]

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Scranton Public Library Job Posting | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library Job Description Job Title:  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Location:  Albright Memorial Library, 500 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509 Status:  Full Time Exempt Supervisor:  Board of Trustees of the Scranton Public Library Organization Overview:  The Scranton Public Library (SPL), established 125 years ago, serves the greater Scranton Area through the collections and services […]

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“Her Final Film” Classic Movie Series Wednesdays in August at Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library will be hosting a free Summer movie series Wednesdays in August at 7 PM.  Titled “Her Final Film,” the movie series will highlight the final film appearances of legendary actresses Judy Garland, Barbara Stanwyck, Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford, and Greta Garbo. The free film screenings will be held in the Lecture Hall, […]

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Scranton Libraries Closed for Independence Day | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Nancy Kay Holmes Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and Library Express will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observation of Independence Day. Have a happy 4th of July!

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Upcoming Social Justice Book Club Titles | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library’s Social Justice Book Club has selected the next three titles for discussion. Join us to discuss : The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas on Monday, July 9th at 6:30 pm “Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, Angie Thomas’s searing debut about an ordinary girl in extraordinary circumstances addresses issues of racism and police violence […]

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Required Summer Reading Lists! | Albright Memorial Library

Looking for your required summer reading lists? We’ve got you covered! Tips for getting your required reading done in time: 1. Start early- Don’t wait too long because books are in short supply the closer you get to the start of school. 2. Review the list- Check out the books that are on the list and pick […]

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Happy Anniversary! | Albright Memorial Library

On this day in 1893, the Scranton Public Library opened the Albright Memorial Library building.  In celebration of our 125th Anniversary please enjoy a reading of the letter John. J. Albright wrote to the  Scranton Board of Trade by Scranton Public Library Executive Director Jack Finnerty.  This letter was the catalyst for establishing the first […]

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Albright to close early on June 1st | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library will be closing at 4 pm on Friday, June 1, 2018.  The Reference department will be closing at 3 pm that day.  Computer services will be available in the Computer Lab from 3 to 5 pm.

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Thank You! | Albright Memorial Library

On behalf of the Swingin’ on Vine Planning Committee and the Scranton Public Library family, we’d like thank everyone who was able to join us for our annual Swingin’ On Vine Fundraiser on Friday, May 25th. The event was a great success and fun was had by all. We’d like to thank our sponsors as […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Hours | Albright Memorial Library

Friday, May 25th Albright Memorial Library and Lackawanna County Children’s Library will be closing at 2 pm for the Swingin’ On Vine Fundraiser.  Memorial Day Weekend Hours: Saturday, May 26th and Sunday, May 27th Library Express will be open. Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library and Nancy Kay Holmes Branch will be closed. Monday, May […]

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