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Scranton Public Library locations closed 3/14-4/6 | Albright Memorial Library

Per a directive from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, all public libraries in Pennsylvania will close from March 14th-April 6th. This includes the Albright Memorial Library, Nancy Kay Holmes Branch, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express, and Bookmobile. Items currently checked out: Please do not return any items you have currently checked out.  We have […]

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Employment Opportunity: Part Time Reference Clerk | Albright Memorial Library

There is a part-time Senior Library Clerk position available in the Reference Department at the Albright Memorial Library. The candidate must function well in a busy environment and enjoy working with the public.  Candidate must be computer literate, Internet-savvy, and able to provide accurate answers to a variety of in-person, on-line and telephone queries.  Teamwork […]

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Albright and Children’s Library- Closed- March 5th | Albright Memorial Library

Due to security restrictions for President Trump’s visit to the Cultural Center on the evening of Thursday, March 5th, the Albright Memorial Library and Lackawanna County Children’s Library will be closed on Thursday.  Our Nancy Kay Holmes Branch, Library Express, and Bookmobile will operate normally.

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African-American Contributions to Space | Children's Library

Journey from earth to space with the contributions of African-American men and women in NASA’s  space program. Join Rashida Lovely, educator, and her son, Dahon Lovely as they share their knowledge and appreciation of these pioneers of Science. Sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Public Library. Sunday, February 23 at 2 PM and Thursday, […]

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Bus Trip to the University of Pennsylvania | Albright Memorial Library

The Friends of the Scranton Public Library are hosting a bus trip to the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 25, 2020. The bus will leave from the Scranton Public Library at 8:00 am and depart from Philadelphia at 7:00 pm. Enjoy an exciting guided tour of the magnificent campus plus an informative visit to […]

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Catch-Up Cursive to be rescheduled. | Children's Library

Due to illness, Catch-Up Cursive has been canceled for tonight, February 6th . New date to be announced. We apologize for any inconvenience.  

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Price Increase for Printing & Copying Starts February 18 at Scranton Public Library Branches | Albright Memorial Library

Due to rising costs, the Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, the Nancy Kay Holmes Library, and Library Express Bookstore will be increasing prices for printing and copying. Effective February 18, 2020, black & white printing will cost 15 cents per page and color printing will be 35 cents per page. For questions or […]

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Tooth Fairy Day at the Children’s Library | Children's Library

Make a visit to  Children’s Library before the Super Bowl!!! SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND, 2020 AT 2 PM The Tooth Fairy is making her annual visit! Families will enjoy the extraordinary magic of Dr. Brian Kerr, the Magic Orthodontist, storytelling and a free gift! An event not to be missed! Sponsored by the Scranton District Dental […]

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Cabin Fever? Come Out to Play Mini Golf This Sunday! | Albright Memorial Library

Beat the winter blues while playing 18 holes of Mini-Golf among the bookshelves of the Albright Memorial Library and the Lackawanna County Children’s Library this Sunday, January 26 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm! All ages are welcome to play, enjoy light refreshments afterward and take a chance on raffle baskets. Proceeds will benefit Children’s […]

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Beat the Winter Blues with the Scranton Public Library’s Mini Golf Event | Albright Memorial Library

  The Scranton Public Library will hold its first Mini Golf fundraiser on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. This family-friendly event will take place at the Albright Memorial Library on 500 Vine Street in Scranton and the Lackawanna County Children’s Library, next door. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit […]

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