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Fourth of July Hours for the Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, the Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and the Nancy Kay Holmes will be closed Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5 for the Fourth of July holiday. Library Express Bookstore will be open 11 am to 7 pm on Friday (7/3) and 12 pm to 5 pm Saturday (7/4) and Sunday (7/5).

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Camp and Girl Scout Memorabilia on Display at the Albright Memorial Library | Albright Memorial Library

Supporters of Camp Archbald (SoCA) is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Camp Archbald, the second oldest Girl Scout camp in continuous operation within the United States. To celebrate this anniversary, SoCA has put together a collection of Girl Scout and Camp Archbald memorabilia. The collection will showcase the rich history of Girl Scouts and Camp […]

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Social Justice Book Club Returns | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church present a night of discussion via the online meeting software Zoom on Monday, July 13th at 6:30 pm. Join us to discuss: If You See Me, Don’t Say Hi by Neel Patel “In eleven sharp, surprising stories, Neel Patel gives voice to our most deeply held stereotypes […]

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Albright Memorial Library Reopening Information | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library will reopen with limited services to the public on Wednesday, June 24. What to Expect Face Masks are required to enter the building. Social Distancing guidelines are in effect inside the building and on library grounds. Public restrooms will be closed. Occupancy limits will be enforced. Curbside Service will remain available […]

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Unemployment Resources | Albright Memorial Library

During the Covid-19 pandemic many people have become unemployed. Below is a list of information for filing unemployment and contacting their offices. Links at the bottom of the page include references for job searching and career advice from databases available with a Lackawanna County Library Card. Pennsylvania Unemployment Resources Pennsylvania Teleclaims (PAT) English: 888-255-4728 Spanish: […]

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Pride Month Resources | Albright Memorial Library

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. The library has books, movies and other resources for looking to learn […]

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Scranton Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, June 18th at 3:30PM via GoToMeeting. For connection information, please contact Scott Thomas sthomas@albright.org

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Scranton Public Library Curbside Pickup Begins Monday, June 15 | Albright Memorial Library

Dear Library Patrons, The Circulation Department has been working hard to gather the materials that have been requested over the last 3 months. We are happy to report that we will begin Curbside Services on Monday, June 15th and you will start to receive phone, text and email notifications soon. Please note that at this time […]

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Scranton Public Library to Hold Day of Giving June 15, 2020 | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library will be hosting a Day of Giving fundraiser on June 15, 2020. For 24 hours, the library will be raising money to benefit the programs & services at its four branches – the Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express Bookstore, and the Nancy Kay Holmes Library. Its goal […]

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Summer Quest Goes Virtual – Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

This year’s Summer Reading program at our branch libraries: Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express, and Nancy Kay Holmes Library will be done virtually. All ages are welcome to take part in “Imagine Your Story,” the theme for this year’s program which begins June 15, 2020, and will run through August 7, […]

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