Thanks to a generous grant from The American Library Association (ALA) and the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission (WSCC), we’re excited to share a six week video series about the history of women’s suffrage. This series “celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment and highlights the importance of libraries as hubs of civic education and engagement.” Special thanks to our community members who have shared their time and knowledge with us for these videos.
Week Two: “Voting: A Look to the Past, A Hope for the Future” – The History of Women’s Suffrage in Scranton featuring Sarah Piccini, Assistant Director at The Lackawanna Historical Society
Week Three: “Voting: A Look to the Past, A Hope for the Future” – The Legal Side of Suffrage featuring Hayley Lenahan, Esquire, McCollom D’Emilio Smith Uebler LLC
Week Four: “Voting: A Look to the Past, A Hope for the Future” – Voting Materials for All Ages featuring Laura Gardoski, MLIS and Renee Roberts, Abington Community Library
Week Five: “Voting: A Look to the Past, A Hope for the Future” – The Black Vote in NEPA featuring Glynis Johns, founder of Black Scranton
Week Six: “Voting: A Look to the Past, A Hope for the Future” – Call to Action! [Debuting on Friday, October 30 on Facebook.]
You can place a hold on any of the books we received through the grant below:
Adults: Women making history:the 19th Amendment by
We hope you’ll get out there and vote on Tuesday, November 3! The polls will be open from 7 AM to 8 PM.