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GAR Civil War Museum to Co-Host Free Exhibit with Library | Albright Memorial Library

In honor of Abraham Lincoln, the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library will be co-hosting a free exhibit for children and teens ages 9-18 on Saturday, April 29 at 1:00 PM. Guests will have the museum exclusively to themselves as they explore and learn more about the Civil War with museum […]

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April Maker Monday Sessions | Albright Memorial Library

Save the Date! There is a great line of informative Maker Mondays in April at the Albright Memorial Library.  All Maker Monday sessions take place in the Community Room located in the the basement of the Lackawanna County Children’s Library, 520 Vine St. in Scranton. Stroke Prevention on Monday, April 3rd at 7 pm Join […]

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Women’s History Month | Albright Memorial Library

  March is Women’s History Month! Discover the amazing contributions made by women locally, nationally and globally! Staff have created a few book lists to help you launch your exploration of Women’s History Month.  Share your book suggestions in the comments below.    Call Me Kate: Meeting the Molly Maguires by Molly Roe Coming of […]

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President’s Day Holiday Hours | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library and Nancy Holmes Branch Library will be closed on Monday, February 20th for President’s Day. Library Express will be open from 10 am to 5 pm.

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Upcoming website maintenance- Feb. 20th | Abington Community Library

The library’s website will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Monday, February 20th.  The website will be unavailable for a brief period of time during the day.  If you are having trouble renewing items online, please call Library Express at 570-558-1670 for a library staff member to assist you.  apologize for this inconvenience.

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Black History Month Book List | Albright Memorial Library

Celebrate Black History Month with our collection of books written by black authors and more. Americanah by Chimanda Ngozi Adichie Author of the TEDTalk speech, We Should All be Feminists, Chimanda Ngozi Adichie has written another powerful novel that follows a story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria. Americanah is […]

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Valentine’s Day Activities at our Libraries | Albright Memorial Library

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these fun activities and programs at our libraries. Library Express Bookstore Crafty Kids Club: Valentine’s Day Crab Saturday, February 11 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Join the Crafty Kids Club this Saturday as we make a Valentine’s Day Crab! For children of all ages. Lackawanna County Children’s Library Sunday Stories […]

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American Heart Month | Albright Memorial Library

February is American Heart Month and  now is a good time to make healthy commitments to improve your health and well-being.  Small, daily changes such as drinking an extra glass of water, taking the steps instead of the elevator, getting an extra 30-minute of sleep each night, or using balsamic vinegar instead of Caesar salad […]

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Civil War Roundtable: Embattled Freedom | Albright Memorial Library

The Civil War Roundtable will be meeting at the Lackawanna Historical Society, in the Catlin House at 232 Monroe Ave. on Tuesday, February 21st at 7 pm for a presentation by author Jim Remsen whose new book “Embattled Freedom” outlines the lives of thirteen fugitive slaves who settled in Waverly and returned South to fight in […]

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Upcoming Social Justice Book Club: In The Country We Love | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library’s Social Justice Book Club’s next meeting is Monday, March 13th at 6:30 pm.  The group will be discussing  In The Country We Love by Diane Guerrero.  In the Country We Love is a moving, heartbreaking story of one woman’s extraordinary resilience in the face of the nightmarish struggles of undocumented residents in […]

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