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Employment Opportunity at the Scranton Public Library- Part Time Clerk / Children’s Event Coordinator at Library Express | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library Job Title: Clerk/Children’s Event Coordinator Department: Library Express Status: Part Time / Casual Reports To: Senior Branch Manager Date Posted: 9/17/20 Union Position: no There is a part-time Library Clerk / Children’s Event Coordinator position available at Library Express in the Marketplace at Steamtown. The applicant must have strong customer service skills, […]

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Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends Fundraiser Returns this October | Albright Memorial Library

Boscov’s annual Friends Helping Friends fundraiser will return October 14 & 15, but will work a little differently this time. Instead of purchasing a $5 ticket with a 20% discount, all you need to do is mention the Friends of the Scranton Public Library when you shop online or in-store. You’ll receive 20% off your […]

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Employment Opportunity at the Scranton Public Library- Head of Buildings and Grounds | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library has a Head of Buildings and Grounds position available that it is looking to fill immediately. Click to Apply Online. Position:  Head of Buildings and Grounds Type:  Full Time Location:  Scranton, PA Department: Maintenance Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Supervises: Custodial Staff FLSA Status: Exempt Full Time (40hrs) Job Summary Works under the direct supervision of the Chief […]

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Free Career Workshops Continue | Albright Memorial Library

Educational Opportunities Centers Inc. is providing free career workshops for the public in September. Workshop topics include Resume Writing, Job Interview Skills, Budgeting Basics, Financial Aid Basics, College to Career, Careers in Logistics and Manufacturing, and Careers in Health Care. All classes are free of charge and held through Zoom. Click the link below to […]

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Resources for Scranton School District Distance Learning | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton School District has resources available via their website to aid students and parents during the upcoming school year.  Announcements, tutorials and access to class information can be found via their website. Scranton School District Website-https://www.scrsd.org/ Scranton School District Distance Learning Portal- https://sites.google.com/ssdedu.org/ssderportal/home?authuser=0   Principal Ardestani from the John Whittier Elementary has recorded  Youtube […]

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Sidewalk Book Sale To Benefit the Scranton Public Library- NEW DATE | Albright Memorial Library

THE FRIENDS OF THE SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL BE HOLDING A SIDEWALK BOOK SALE:  SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM LOCATED AT THE SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, 500 VINE STREET. BOOKS  *  CDs  *  DVDs  *  Audio Books Browse a selection of materials for all ages Prices range from $0.25 to $3.00 Masks and […]

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Employment Opportunity – Scranton Public Library — Head of Technical Services | Albright Memorial Library

SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY POSITION DESCRIPTION Title: Head of Technical Services Department: Technical Services Reports To: CEO Status: Full-Time Exempt Starting Salary: $47,000-$52,000 Bargaining Unit: No Date Posted: August 5, 2020 Start date: October 12, 2020 Summary: Responsible for managing all aspects of the Technical Services Department which is located in the Silkman House (2006 N. […]

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Upcoming Social Justice Book Club Meetings | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library’s Social Justice Book Club has two more meetings scheduled for 2020.  All meetings will be held via the online meeting software Zoom.  Please RSVP and the connection information will be emailed to you. Monday, September 14th at 6:30 pm We will be discussing: Necessary Trouble: Americans In Revolt by Sarah Jaffe […]

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The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 and Mayor Robert H. McKune: Epilogue (Series: Part 11) | Albright Memorial Library

Mayor Robert H. McKune lead Scranton through the Great Rail Road Strike of 1877 without the aid of federal troops. It was the only instance of this happening in Pennsylvania. The importance of having a center of government close to the Scranton area was demonstrated through the strikes, and led the final push for the […]

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The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 and Mayor Robert H. McKune: Continued Troubles (Series: Part 10) | Albright Memorial Library

Although the events of August 1st through August 9th were the height of the activity surrounding the Railroad strike, unrest would continue. Strikers continued to threaten destruction of property, or to harm those who returned to work until their demands were met. The military presence in the city shifted from trying to calm the strikers, […]

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