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This is Not a Book About Benedict Cumberbatch [Tales from the Albright] | Albright Memorial Library

On this episode of Tales from the Albright, Briana and Alyssa discuss “This is Not a Book About Benedict Cumberbatch” by Tabitha Carvan. The book is about finding joy in something and rediscovering hobbies as adults. Throughout the episode we discuss our own experiences with fandom and our own obsessions. We hope you enjoy!   […]

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Scranton Area Community Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Scranton Public Library to help create Teen Learning Lounge | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Area Community Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Scranton Public Library to help create Teen Learning Lounge Scranton, PA – The Scranton Public Library celebrates the creation of the Teen Learning Lounge, a new space for teens, with a grand opening on Monday, December 5, 2022, from 6-7:30 p.m. This project was made possible by […]

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Cookbooks [Tales from the Albright] | Albright Memorial Library

On this episode of Tales from the Albright, Alyssa and Jason discuss historic cookbooks that can be found on the Lackawanna Valley Digital Archives. We talk about the contents of the cookbooks and recipes that the staff of the Scranton Public Library made. If you are looking for a new recipe to try for your […]

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Big Library Read: A Snake Falls to Earth [Tales from the Albright] | Albright Memorial Library

On this episode of Tales from the Albright, Briana leads the discussion on A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger. The book has been selected as the Big Library Read book for November 2 through November 16, 2022. This means that anyone who has the Libby app is able to read the book […]

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No Tech Table This Week (11/7-11/11) | Albright Memorial Library

There will be no Tech Table this Tuesday, 11/8 or Thursday, 11/10. Tech Table normally takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 5PM and 7PM in the reference room. Patrons can drop by for assistance with their smartphone, tablet, or laptop.   Tech Table will resume on Tuesday, 11/15 from 5PM-7PM. For questions, contact […]

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Library Ghost Stories (Update) [Tales from the Albright] | Albright Memorial Library

On this episode of Tales from the Albright, Alyssa and Ann discuss reports of ghost sightings and experiences from the staff of the Scranton Public Library. This is an update to last year’s episode on the same topic. We hope you had a good Halloween!   To listen to this podcast please use the following […]

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Book Discussion: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark [Tales from the Albright] | Albright Memorial Library

On this episode of Tales from the Albright, Alyssa and Jenny discuss Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz. The discussion takes a turn into a larger discussion on pop culture and horror shows for children in the 1990s. We hope you enjoy!   To listen to this podcast please use the […]

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On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed [Tales from the Albright] | Albright Memorial Library

On this episode of Tales from the Albright, Alyssa, Briana, and Scott discuss On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed. They discuss the concept of origin stories, the importance of uncovering the complexities of history, and how the book can be seen through a Pennsylvanian perspective. On Juneteenth was chosen by the University of Scranton as part […]

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We’re Hiring! Part-Time Position Available | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library is looking to fill a part-time position. To see a full job description and apply, click the links below. Reference Assistant  – Apply Here For questions regarding employment opportunities, please contact Human Resources Manager Laura Hendricks at (570) 3480-3000 ext. 3043.

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Halloween at the Lackawanna County Children’s Library [Tales from the Albright] | Albright Memorial Library

On this episode of Tales from the Albright, Angela shares the upcoming Halloween programs being held at the Lackawanna County Children’s Library. She then discusses her favorite fall activities and her surprising connection with the Disney movie Hocus Pocus. We hope you enjoy!   To listen to this podcast please use the following links: Apple | Google | Soundcloud | Spotify […]

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