News

Book Discussion

Go Green with the Library: Holiday Recycling | Albright Memorial Library

According to Eco-cycle, the majority of people will create 25% more trash during the holiday season. But there are easy ways for you to stay green this holiday season and cut down on waste. Eco-cycle is one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the United States. Their website has many tips and guides that can […]

Read more

Go Green with the Library: LED Holiday Lights | Albright Memorial Library

While holiday lights bring a smile to our faces, the energy bills afterwards can leave us frowning. LED holiday lights use less energy than traditional lights, saving you money on your next energy bill. According to the United States Department of Energy, LED holiday lights are also a good investment, since one strand of LEDs […]

Read more

Go Green with the Library: Cold Storage | Albright Memorial Library

Make the best out of the winter months by creating a cold storage room in your own home. Cold storage allows you to preserve your fruits and vegetables without using as much energy as a refrigerator or freezer. One of the most popular forms of cold storage, the root cellar, is an unfinished basement in […]

Read more

Upcoming Maker Mondays at the Albright Memorial Library | Albright Memorial Library

Maker Monday continues at the Albright Memorial Library this fall.  We’ve got some exciting workshops coming up! Oriental Medicine Monday, October 26 at 7 pm- Register Join Jennie Petrone, MS, LOM, LAT, of W.E. Integrate Health LLC,  for an introductory talk on Oriental Medicine with an overview of tools, methods and common treatments. Upcycled Journals Monday, November 9th at […]

Read more

It’s National Library Week! | Abington Community Library

It’s officially National Library Week! This year’s theme is Unlimited Possibilities. Throughout this week, please check out our display board and post your response to the following question, What surprises you most about the library? Also, stop by the circulation desk for a sweet treat as a small token of our appreciation of our patrons! […]

Read more

The Happiness Project Group Discussion | Abington Community Library

As of December 2014 the Abington Community Library started a pilot program based upon Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project. This program is unique as it spans over one year with the same participants each month. For those unfamiliar with the format of this book, it is divided into months with specific and different areas of […]

Read more

Intro to Amateur Astronomy | Albright Memorial Library

This Monday at the Albright Memorial Library!   Intro to Amateur Astronomy Monday, March 23th @ 7:00 pm Join Ray Krake for an introduction to amateur astronomy. Learn about equipment, tools and other tips on amateur astronomy.  Bring a pair of binoculars to explore the night time sky. Sign Up   What kinds of classes are […]

Read more

February Is Donation Drive for Griffin Pond Animal Shelter | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library is having a donation drive for the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter throughout the month of February. The library is collecting a variety of items—blankets, dry and canned food for dogs/puppies and cats/kitties, treats, guinea pig food, rabbit food, toys, bleach, paper towels and any other items– that an animal shelter needs to […]

Read more

Love is in the air! | Book Discussion

Let Us Know Your Favorite “If music be the food of love,” as Shakespeare famously wrote, it is on the menu everywhere during February. If you have a particular love song that you like, you can share it with others right here in time for Valentine’s Day.   To help you get started, we recently asked the staff […]

Read more

Winter Reads | Albright Memorial Library

Winter is here!  Pass the time this winter with some great reads!  A mix of classics and hefty tomes to keep you busy this season.  The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as Pa, Ma, Laura, Mary, Carrie, and little Grace bravely face the hard winter […]

Read more

Join our email list & get our weekly newsletter!