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Country Music Film by Ken Burns Preview Screening | Albright Memorial Library

Johnny Cash. George Jones. Garth Brooks. Keith Urban. Emmylou Harris. All of these stars are creators of the uniquely American art form called county music. Starting September 15 on PBS, Ken Burns’ 16-hour documentary Country Music explores the history of this vibrant music telling the stories of the legendary characters who shaped it; Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, […]

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James D. Hill 5K to Benefit the Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

The James D. Hill 5K Run to Read will take place on Saturday, August 3 starting at 9:00 am at the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail on Olive Street in Scranton. A portion of the proceeds from the race will benefit the James D. Hill Memorial Fund at the Scranton Public Library which helps to purchase […]

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LRC Opioid Education Community Meeting | Albright Memorial Library

The Lackawanna Recovery Coalition will be hosting a community meeting on opioid education on Wednesday, June 12 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. The meeting will cover two topics. “Saving Lives with Narcan” Presented by Bruce Beauvais, Operations Manager at Pennsylvania Ambulance “Recovery Resources for Families” Presented by Lindsey Cochrane, Mental Health Specialist at Outreach […]

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Swingin’ on Vine Tickets on Sale Now! | Albright Memorial Library

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Swingin’ on Vine! May 24th from 5 to 8 pm Get your tickets today!  The Scranton Public Library’s annual Swingin’ on Vine block party and fundraiser will be on Friday, May 24 from 5-8 PM. Enjoy light fare from Scranton area restaurants, beer, wine, and margaritas, and raffle baskets donated […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Hours | Albright Memorial Library

Friday, May 24th Albright Memorial Library and Lackawanna County Children’s Library will be closing at 2 pm for the Swingin’ On Vine Fundraiser.  Memorial Day Weekend Hours: Saturday, May 25th and Sunday, May 26th Library Express will be open 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday. Albright Memorial […]

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Library Closed for President’s Day | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and the Nancy Kay Holmes Library will be closed Monday, February 18 in observation of President’s Day. Library Express Bookstore will be open 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.

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Lackawanna County Children’s Library Closing Feb. 15 – Feb. 27 | Albright Memorial Library

The Lackawanna County Children’s Library will be closing on Friday, February 15, 2019 to restore and treat the hardwood flooring along with the customized artwork depicting Scranton landmarks. We expect the Children’s Library to remain closed through February 27, 2019. This will be the first of several upgrades that will occur through 2019 including renovation […]

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Scranton Library Holiday Hours | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library locations will operate on the following hours this holiday season: Sunday, December 23rd  Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library & Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library will be Closed, but Library Express will be open from  11 am to 5 pm. Monday, December 24th Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library […]

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Shop Black Friday Deals While Supporting the Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

This Black Friday, you can score some great deals on Amazon while supporting the Scranton Public Library.  When you shop through Amazon Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchase to the Library. Amazon Smile gives you the same great deals as Amazon.com. Click on the link below to be directed right to the Amazon Smile website […]

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Scranton Libraries’ Thanksgiving Holiday Hours | Albright Memorial Library

  The Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and Nancy Kay Holmes Library will close early at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 21. Library Express will be open 10:00 am – 8:00 pm. All library branches and the Bookmobile will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22. All locations will be open on Friday, […]

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