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Albright and Children’s Library- Internet and Phone Service Interuption | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library and Lackawanna County Children’s library will be experiencing an internet and telephone service interruption on Thursday, March 21st in the morning.   Other Lackawanna County Library System libraries will not be impacted. We apologize for this inconvenience.

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What Does Being an American Mean to You? | Albright Memorial Library

Join us for a free screening of the PBS documentary American Creed on Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 pm. The American Creed film interviews activists across the nation as they share their stories of what being an American means to them. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer-Prize winning Historian David M. Kennedy sit at the […]

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Lackawanna Historical Society will feature Military Themed Lectures this March | Albright Memorial Library

The Lackawanna Historical Society will host two public lecture programs in March, both covering military topics. On Tuesday, March 19, Robert Hanrahan will speak about the Civil War “River War,” the various military campaigns on the Mississippi River. The Mississippi was a vital highway for troops and supplies, and both the Union and Confederate navies […]

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Game Night at Scranton Public Library Wednesday April 10th at 6:30 PM | Albright Memorial Library

We’re celebrating National Library Week with our first ever Game Night at Albright Memorial Library! Bring your whole family for this fun evening on Wednesday, April 10th from 6:30 PM-8:30PM. We have many games to pick from: Ticket to Ride, Apples to Apples, Catan, Forbidden Island, Rummikub and many more. It’s a fun night for […]

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March’s Classic Movie Night (Gold Diggers of 1933) Rescheduled to Wednesday, March 27th at 7 PM | Albright Memorial Library

Due to a scheduling conflict, March’s Classic Movie Night has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 27th at 7 PM in the Henkelman Room, located on the second floor of Scranton Public Library. March’s classic movie is the pre-code classic musical Gold Diggers of 1933. Admission is free with your library card. The Depression won’t dampen […]

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American Creed Programs at the Albright Memorial Library | Albright Memorial Library

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Serrenti Albright Memorial Library Phone: (570) 348-3000 ext. 3023 Email: jserrenti@albright.org The Albright Memorial Library will be hosting several programs related to the PBS film documentary, AMERICAN CREED, made possible through grant funding from the American Library Association. The Library will be collaborating with The University of Scranton for […]

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A Star is Born Rescheduled for Thursday, February 28th at 2 PM; Can You Ever Forgive Me? to Screen at 6:30 PM Same Night | Albright Memorial Library

Due to the winter weather, the screening of A Star is Born starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 28th at 2 PM. In lieu of the cancellation of Classic Movie Night (What Price Hollywood?) scheduled for February 20th, we have added a special screening of the 2018 Oscar-nominated Can […]

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Library Closed for President’s Day | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and the Nancy Kay Holmes Library will be closed Monday, February 18 in observation of President’s Day. Library Express Bookstore will be open 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.

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Lackawanna County Children’s Library Closing Feb. 15 – Feb. 27 | Albright Memorial Library

The Lackawanna County Children’s Library will be closing on Friday, February 15, 2019 to restore and treat the hardwood flooring along with the customized artwork depicting Scranton landmarks. We expect the Children’s Library to remain closed through February 27, 2019. This will be the first of several upgrades that will occur through 2019 including renovation […]

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Classic Movie Night Wednesday, January 16th at 7 PM: 1938’s Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife | Albright Memorial Library

Fans of both classic movies and our yearly classic movie series, rejoice! Starting Wednesday, January 16th, Albright Memorial Library will be screening a classic movie on the third Wednesday evening of every month. Classic movie night is free with your library card and will be held in the Henkelman Room (Reference Department, 2nd Floor) of […]

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