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Novel Thoughts: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen | Children's Library

Designed to engage children in grades 3-6, Novel Thoughts introduces a variety of literature and involves children in activities that coincide with each session provided. We carefully select from classic stories, fables, popular series, graphic novels, and comics. Children benefit from the literary experience as well as the interactive participation incorporated into each session. Tuesdays, […]

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Scranton Public Library Plans Celebration for National Library Week | Albright Memorial Library

SCRANTON – National Library Week will take place April 3 through April 9 this year, and the Scranton Public Library will have special events, raffles, and giveaways to celebrate with library visitors. The Albright Memorial Library at 500 Vine Street will have events every day including a MakerSpace demonstration on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. […]

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Second Sunday with Friends: Explore Predators- Now Unlimited Seating! | Children's Library

The Electric City Aquarium and Reptile Den will bring along some of their sharp-toothed residents! Meet live apex reptiles, and discover how these large reptiles hunt and capture prey in the wild! Sunday, March 13, 2022, at 2:00 PM Recommended For Ages: 4 and up   Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine St., Scranton, PA […]

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Little Builder’s Party! at the Children’s Library | Children's Library

Children will use their imaginations to build amazing structures while practicing socialization and cooperation. The Little Builders will use a variety of age appropriate block and manipulatives to design, create, and build. And knock down! Parent participation highly encouraged!  Tuesday,  March 1st, 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 6PM     For ages 3 -8 […]

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Scranton Locations Closed 1/9 due to weather conditions. | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and Library Express are all closed today, Sunday, January 9th due to the weather conditions.

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Employment Opportunities at Scranton Public Library’s Nancy Kay Holmes Branch and Library Express | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library currently has several employment opportunities at the Scranton Public Library’s Nancy Kay Holmes Branch and Library Express locations. Open Positions at Nancy Kay Holmes Branch: Full Time Children’s Programming Coordinator /Library Clerk Part Time Library Clerk Open Positions at Library Express: Part Time Library Clerk/Children’s Event Coordinator Part Time Library Clerk […]

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New Years Holiday Hours for Scranton Locations | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library and Nancy Kay Holmes Branch will be closing at 5 pm on Friday, December 31st for New Year’s Eve and will remain closed until Monday, January 3rd. Library Express will closing at 5 pm on Friday, December 31st for New Year’s Eve and remain closed until Sunday, […]

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Employment Opportunity at the Scranton Public Library’s Nancy Kay Holmes Branch | Albright Memorial Library

There is a part-time position at the Nancy Kay Holmes Library a branch of the Scranton Public Library.  Successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to courteously respond to customer requests, to work cooperatively in a team environment, to be flexible as the demands of the job change, and to handle the fast-pace of telephone and in-person […]

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Meet Mrs. Orpington, the Christmas Chicken | Children's Library

Join Ms. O’Handley and her pet chicken, Mrs. Orpington, for some holiday fun! Children will create wooden chicken ornaments for their Christmas trees! For children of all ages. Event space is limited and meets CDC guidelines. Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 6:00 PM Lackawanna County Children’s Library 520 Vine St., Scranton, PA 18509 lclshome.org/childrenslibrary Registration […]

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Thank You 2021 Annual Fund Donors! | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library family would like to thank all of our 2021 annual fund donors! With community support, our 4 branches can continue providing in-person and virtual programs and new services like Home Delivery and Tech Table. *Donor names are in alphabetical order. Anonymous Donor Louis Auriemma Phyllis Barax Katherine Barrett Nancy Baskwell Bellefonte […]

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