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Reference Department Closed Today 10/18/17 | Albright Memorial Library

The Reference Department will be closed today due to renovations. Scaffolding and wiring is currently being moved from one room to the other in Reference. The Computer Lab will be open from 9-12:30 PM for patrons who need to use a computer and print. We hope to open the Reference Department later today once the […]

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2nd Floor Not Available By Elevator | Albright Memorial Library

The Library’s second floor will not be available by elevator due to the Periodicals Room being repainted. The Reference Room and computers are still available on the second floor, but can only be accessed by stairs. Our Computer Learning Lab, located in the basement of the Lackawanna County Children’s Library, will be available to those […]

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Financial Wellness At Your Fingertips | Albright Memorial Library

Last week we talked about Health Literacy and how the Library can help you find the right resources for you to live a healthy lifestyle. This week, we are talking about a different kind of wellness related to financial literacy. Living a “financially” fit lifestyle can be a hard task, but it is possible to […]

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Periodicals Room to Temporarily Close Starting Monday, October 2 | Albright Memorial Library

The Periodicals Room in the Reference Department at the Albright Memorial Library will be temporarily closed, beginning on Monday, October 2, 2017 for renovations. Printing, faxing, and making copies will still be available to patrons. Microfilm machines and computers will be available in the Reference Room. Patrons may also use the elevator to access the […]

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Financial Literacy at Your Library | Albright Memorial Library

This week, we are talking about Financial Literacy, one of the five literacies recognized by PA Forward. Financial Literacy¬†is the ability to understand and make informed decisions about finances, i.e. mortgage, car loans, student loans, and yes, taxes! If you missed our article about PA Forward and its five literacy categories, check it out here: […]

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Cosplay Night for Teens | Abington Community Library

Do you like cosplay? Do you love Harry Potter, Star Wars, Marvel, or another fandom? Here is your chance to get together with other teens from around Lackawanna County Library System for a fun night of dancing, DJ games, and trivia. Dress up as your favorite characters from Anime, Manga, movies, books, or comic. Costumes […]

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What is PA Forward? | Albright Memorial Library

You may have seen some signs or articles pop up at our library talking about PA Forward recently. Simply put, PA Forward is an initiative created by the Pennsylvania Library Association which supports five categories of literacy: Basic, Information, Health, Civic & Social, and Financial. What PA Forward does is encourage libraries across all of […]

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City of Scranton 2018 Proposed Capital Budget | Albright Memorial Library

The Reference Department at the Scranton Public Library has a copy of the 2018 Proposed Capital Budget.  City Council has a public hearing scheduled on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:30, City Council Chambers for discussion.

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Front Entrance Closed for Renovations, Please Use Side Entrance or Elevator | Albright Memorial Library

The front entrance to the Albright Memorial Library will be temporarily closed starting September 12th as renovations are done to the entrance. We will make a second announcement when the front entrance reopens. The elevator will be open to access the library, which can be found in the walkway between the library and the Scranton […]

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Health Literacy at Your Library | Albright Memorial Library

Health Literacy is the ability to understand basic health and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. Libraries are a natural service to use when trying to find information on living a healthy lifestyle. That’s why health literacy is recognized by PA Forward as one of the five categories of literacy which is essential for […]

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