News

Library Express

Scranton Public Library Job Posting | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library Job Description Job Title:  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Location:  Albright Memorial Library, 500 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509 Status:  Full Time Exempt Supervisor:  Board of Trustees of the Scranton Public Library Organization Overview:  The Scranton Public Library (SPL), established 125 years ago, serves the greater Scranton Area through the collections and services […]

Read more

We’re hiring! | Albright Memorial Library

  Job Title: Clerk/Event Coordinator Department: Library Express Classification: Casual Reports To:  Senior Branch Manager Status: Part – Time Union Position: No Date Posted:  6/26/2018 Date Filled:   There is a part-time position at the Scranton Public Library’s book store/library, Library Express.  Library Express is located in the Marketplace @ Steamtown, 2nd floor.   Successful candidate […]

Read more

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!

Read more

Required Summer Reading Lists! | Albright Memorial Library

Looking for your required summer reading lists? We’ve got you covered! Tips for getting your required reading done in time: 1. Start early- Don’t wait too long because books are in short supply the closer you get to the start of school. 2. Review the list- Check out the books that are on the list and pick […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Celebrate the Albright Memorial Library’s 125th anniversary during Swingin’ on Vine! | Albright Memorial Library

Celebrate the Albright Memorial Library’s 125th anniversary during Swingin’ on Vine! May 25th from 5 to 8 pm Mark your calendars and save the date! The Scranton Public Library’s annual Swingin’ on Vine block party and fundraiser will be on Friday, May 25 from 5-8 PM. Enjoy food from Scranton area restaurants, beer, wine, and […]

Read more

Swingin’ on Vine Tickets on Sale Now! | Albright Memorial Library

  Celebrate the Albright Memorial Library’s 125th anniversary during Swingin’ on Vine! May 25th from 5 to 8 pm ark your calendars and save the date! The Scranton Public Library’s annual Swingin’ on Vine block party and fundraiser will be on Friday, May 25 from 5-8 PM. Enjoy food from Scranton area restaurants, beer, wine, and […]

Read more

Easter Holiday Hours | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express Library and Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library will be observing the following hours during the Easter Holiday. Saturday, March 31st Albright, Children’s Library and Library Express- Regular Hours Sunday, April 1st All locations will be Closed Other member libraries of the Lackawanna County Library System […]

Read more

Tickets Still Available! Friends of SPL Annual Bus Trip April 28 | Albright Memorial Library

Deadline Extended to April 10! Bibliophiles and history-lovers rejoice! This year, the Friends of the Library will be visiting the Lehigh University Library and Moravian Museum. The bus will leave from the Scranton Public Library at 8:00 AM. Guests will have the opportunity to tour Lehigh University’s Linderman Library, which houses over 20,000 rare books […]

Read more

Join our email list & get our weekly newsletter!