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Fourth of July Hours for the Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

The Albright Memorial Library, the Lackawanna County Children’s Library, and the Nancy Kay Holmes will be closed Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5 for the Fourth of July holiday. Library Express Bookstore will be open 11 am to 7 pm on Friday (7/3) and 12 pm to 5 pm Saturday (7/4) and Sunday (7/5).

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Nancy Kay Holmes Library Reopening Information | Nancy K. Holmes Branch Library

The Nancy Kay Holmes 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. Curbside Service will remain available for patrons to pick up holds. Public restrooms will […]

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Scranton Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, June 18th at 3:30PM via GoToMeeting. For connection information, please contact Scott Thomas sthomas@albright.org

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Scranton Public Library Curbside Pickup Begins Monday, June 15 | Albright Memorial Library

Dear Library Patrons, The Circulation Department has been working hard to gather the materials that have been requested over the last 3 months. We are happy to report that we will begin Curbside Services on Monday, June 15th and you will start to receive phone, text and email notifications soon. Please note that at this time […]

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Scranton Public Library to Hold Day of Giving June 15, 2020 | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library will be hosting a Day of Giving fundraiser on June 15, 2020. For 24 hours, the library will be raising money to benefit the programs & services at its four branches – the Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express Bookstore, and the Nancy Kay Holmes Library. Its goal […]

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Summer Quest Goes Virtual – Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

This year’s Summer Reading program at our branch libraries: Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express, and Nancy Kay Holmes Library will be done virtually. All ages are welcome to take part in “Imagine Your Story,” the theme for this year’s program which begins June 15, 2020, and will run through August 7, […]

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T-Shirt Fundraiser to Benefit Scranton Public Library | Albright Memorial Library

Friday, May 22 would have been our 11th annual Swingin’ on Vine fundraiser. Although we had to cancel our block party this year, we have a wonderful t-shirt sale fundraiser happening now to help benefit the programs & services at the Scranton Public Library and its branches – the Lackawanna County Children’s Library, the Nancy […]

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Resources on Race and Racism in America | Albright Memorial Library

Race and racism in America may be a difficult subject to discuss.  Explore these online resources to learn more about race and racism in America. Movies and Documentaries: I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America An Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, I Am Not Your Negro, explores the continued […]

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Scranton Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting | Albright Memorial Library

The Scranton Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, May 21st at 3:30PM via GoToMeeting. For connection information, please contact Scott Thomas sthomas@albright.org  

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Friends of SPL June Book Sale Cancelled | Albright Memorial Library

The Friends of the Scranton Public Library have cancelled their June Book Sale. At this time, their Fall Book Sale set for September will still take place. Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scranton Public Library is currently not accepting book and movie donations. We thank everyone for their understanding and can’t wait […]

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