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Take Me Out to the Ball Game! | Children's Library

Join us tomorrow, Friday July 13th,  for a special visit from a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball player * at the Children’s Library.The player will read a short story, take photos, and sign autographs for the children. The families and library thank PNC Bank for sponsoring this event. Friday, July, 13th, 2018 Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine Street, Scranton, […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Player Appearance | Children's Library

Get ready for a special visit from a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball player * at the Children’s Library on Friday, July 13th . The player will read a short story, take photos, and sign autographs for the children. For families and children of all ages. Friday July 13th, 2018 at 11:00 AM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine […]

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Scranton Libraries Closed for Independence Day | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Nancy Kay Holmes Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and Library Express will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observation of Independence Day. Have a happy 4th of July!

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Second Sunday with Friends: Sharks Rock! Magic of Sharks Part II! | Children's Library

Second Sunday with Friends presents Sharks Rock! The Magic of Sharks Part II! with Steve Woyce. Sharks Rock! is a shark-themed magic show that is both entertaining and educational. The audience will help Magician Steve Woyce make the magic happen as they learn mazing shark facts in this high energy comedy magic show. Volunteers will […]

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Djembe, African Drum Circle@the Children’s Library | Children's Library

Second Sunday with Friends presents Djembe, African Drum Circle. Sponsored through the generosity of the Friends of the Scranton Public  Library. You’ll be moving and dancing to the beat! with Learn Listen Play, a mobile education program. Learn about African drumming and play an authentic African djembe! During the session, children will play hand drums, […]

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Happy Anniversary! | Albright Memorial Library

On this day in 1893, the Scranton Public Library opened the Albright Memorial Library building.  In celebration of our 125th Anniversary please enjoy a reading of the letter John. J. Albright wrote to the  Scranton Board of Trade by Scranton Public Library Executive Director Jack Finnerty.  This letter was the catalyst for establishing the first […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Hours | Albright Memorial Library

Friday, May 25th Albright Memorial Library and Lackawanna County Children’s Library will be closing at 2 pm for the Swingin’ On Vine Fundraiser.  Memorial Day Weekend Hours: Saturday, May 26th and Sunday, May 27th Library Express will be open. Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library and Nancy Kay Holmes Branch will be closed. Monday, May […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Djembe, African Drum Circle | Children's Library

Second Sunday with Friends presents Djembe, African Drum Circle. Sponsored through the generosity of the Friends of the Scranton Public  Library. You’ll be moving and dancing to the beat! with Learn Listen Play, a mobile education program. Learn about African drumming and play an authentic African djembe! During the session, children will play hand drums, […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: The ZooMobile from Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park  | Children's Library

Second Sunday with Friends presents the ZooMobile from Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park Explore the lives of the animals from the Binghamton Zoo! Featuring a presentation of exotic animals available for children to observe and touch! We never know who will show up! Armadillo? Ball python? Tarantula? Come and find out! FOR FAMILIES Thank you to the […]

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Open Mic Night! Tomorrow! First Friday at the Children’s Library | Children's Library

Do you sing, dance, recite your own poetry, do dramatic readings, play a musical instrument? Do you need a place to perform? Come to the Children’s Library on Friday, April 6 at 6 PM for our first open mic night. Friendly, supportive audience and fellow artists! Still time to signup!  Sign-ups will be taken tomorrow […]

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