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Non-certified Pennsylvania Birth Records-For Adopted Individuals | Albright Memorial Library

On November 3, 2017, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 127 of 2016 went into effect.  This act allows an individual who was adopted in Pennsylvania to request a non certified birth certificate.  There is a $20 charge and will take as long as 45 days to receive your certificate.  Birth parents have the option to […]

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Scranton Public Library Receives Historical Records from Genealogical Society | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library has received a large number of historical records from the now-closed Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Library will preserve and catalog these items for future generations’ access. Due to a large number of records received, it will take time for Reference librarians to sort, catalog, and preserve the records. […]

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Behind the scenes look at the renovations for the Albright Memorial Library | Albright Memorial Library

Take an inside look at the renovations taking place at the Albright Memorial Library! In a short week we have accomplished several projects. New flooring has been installed in the Periodicals Room of the Reference Department on the second floor. All of the restoration of the woodwork and painting has been completed in the west […]

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Albright Memorial Library Closing 11/27 through 12/31 | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library building will be closing on November 27, 2017 due to interior renovations. We expect the Library to remain closed through December 31, 2017. In preparation for the Albright Memorial Library’s 125th anniversary on June 1, 2018, the Library has undergone significant improvements over the last few years. In 2012, we installed […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours for Scranton Libraries | Albright Memorial Library

Wednesday, November 22nd Closing at 5 pm- Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and Nancy Kay Holmes 10 am to 9 pm- Library Express Thanksgiving, November 23rd Closed- Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express and Nancy Kay Holmes Friday, November 24th 8 am to 9 pm- Library Express 9 am to 6:00 pm- Albright Memorial Library 9 […]

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City of Scranton’s 2018 Proposed General City Operating Budget | Albright Memorial Library

The Reference Department of the Scranton Public Library has received a copy of the 2018 Proposed Operating Budget.  This is available for public review until the Public Hearing on Thursday November 16th at 5:30 PM in the City Council Chambers. Thank you.

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Veterans Day Hours | Albright Memorial Library

In honor of Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th, the Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library and the Nancy  Kay Holmes Branch Library will be closed.  Library Express will be open from 10 am to 5 pm.

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Election Day Hours | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Nancy Kay Holmes will be closed for Election Day on Tuesday, November 7th. Our Library Express Branch and Bookstore location, located on the 2nd floor of the Marketplace at Steamtown, will be opened from 10 am to 9 pm.

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Free Concert to Honor Veterans | Albright Memorial Library

Lackawanna County will host a free concert in honor of our veterans at the Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College. 

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International Games Week in Scranton | Albright Memorial Library

Join us at the Scranton Public Library as we celebrate International Games Week with the following special programs: Monday October 30 – Tabletop Games 6-8PM in the Community Room, basement of the Lacakwanna County Children’s Library- RSVP There has never been a better time to get into tabletop gaming. Today’s tabletop games are vastly different […]

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