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Great Railroad Strike of 1877 and Mayor Robert H. McKune (Series: Part 1) | Albright Memorial Library

Recently, the Scranton Public Library’s Reference Department became aware of documents from former Scranton Mayor Robert H. McKune in our collection. Before becoming Mayor, McKune traveled to California during the Gold Rush, fought in the Battle of Antietam during the Civil War, and was appointed as a U.S. commissioner. In 1875, he was elected as […]

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Virtual Community Rooms Available at the Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library is now offering free virtual meeting rooms via Zoom to local businesses, community organizations, and governmental entities. This service is funded by a grant from the Scranton Area Foundation in response to the COVID-19 crisis. “We all learned during COVID-19 that, for the work of our organizations and businesses to continue, […]

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Scranton Public Library Job Posting- Technical Processing Clerk | Albright Memorial Library

Summary: The Scranton Public Library is looking for a Technical Processing Clerk to work in the Technical Services Department located at the Silkman House, 2006 N. Main Ave., Scranton, PA 18508.  The Technical Processing Clerk shall be responsible for the timely physical preparation of library materials in accordance with current Technical Services standards and procedures. […]

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Scranton Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, July 16th | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, July 16th at 3:30PM via GoToMeeting. For connection information, please contact Scott Thomas sthomas@albright.org

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Virtual Author Reading with Tara Marta | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library will be hosting a free virtual author reading with local writer Tara Marta on Tuesday, July 14 at 7:00 pm. Tara will be reading excerpts from her newly published first book Look Back to Yesterday. A Q&A will follow. This event will be held through Zoom. To RSVP, email jserrenti@albright.org. An […]

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Extended Curbside Hours for Scranton Public Library Start Today! | Albright Memorial Library

Starting Monday, July 6, Scranton Public Library branches are offering extended hours for curbside pickup. Albright Memorial Library Monday – Thursday: 10 AM to 6 PM Friday & Saturday: 10 AM to 4 PM Phone: (570) 348-3000   Lackawanna County Children’s Library Monday – Thursday: 10 AM to 6 PM Friday & Saturday: 10 AM […]

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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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