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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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Frequently Asked Questions | Albright Memorial Library

Library CEO Scott Thomas Answers Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 and Library Re-Opening Dear Scranton Public Library Patrons, We have been receiving a lot of questions about when we plan to re-open. It makes us very happy to hear that our patrons are eager to come back to the library. We miss everyone, and we want […]

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Marvel Movie Trivia Night Monday 4/27 | Albright Memorial Library

Avengers Assemble! Join us on Monday, April 27 for a Virtual Marvel Movie Trivia Night from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm! How to Join & Play: We will be using the gaming platform Twitch. Visit https://twitch.tv/scranton_library. To participate, you can create a free account on Twitch or you can follow along with the questions and […]

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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, April 16th at 3:30PM via GoToMeeting. For connection information, please contact Scott Thomas sthomas@albright.org  

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Have A Question for Us? | Albright Memorial Library

Starting today, the Scranton Public Library will have a staff member on call to help answer your questions from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Just call our main line (570) 348-3000 and we will answer your questions. Whether you are looking for a new book recommendation or need information, we can help!

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Scranton Public Library locations closed until further notice | Albright Memorial Library

Per a directive from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, all public libraries in Pennsylvania will be closed until further notice. 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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Looking to Buy a Home? Join our Free Workshop on March 14 | Albright Memorial Library

Whether you’re buying a home for the first time or you’re looking to move, the process can be stressful and daunting. Financial Education Resource Center, located in Dunmore, will present a FREE workshop at the Albright Memorial Library on Saturday, March 14 at 11:00 am. The workshop will go over all the steps of purchasing […]

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Back to Basics for Recycling Info Session to be Held March 12 | Albright Memorial Library

Need help understanding what is recyclable or how to recycle certain items? Representatives from Lackawanna County’s Office of Environmental Sustainability will visit the Albright Memorial Library on Thursday, March 12 at 6:00 pm to help answer your questions about recycling. The information session will go over the basics of what is recyclable and how to […]

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