september, 2022

17sep1:00 pm3:00 pmFamily Friendly Campaign Kickoff

Event Details

On Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Nancy Kay Holmes Branch of the Scranton Public Library will hold the launch of a capital fund campaign to raise $300,000 to renovate and upgrade the library.

Individuals of all ages are invited to learn the details of the planned renovations, the fantastic progress of the campaign to date, and the announcement of Honorary Campaign Co-Chairs.

-Renderings of the planned renovations.

Guest speaker Glenna Lang, author of “Jane Jacob’s First City,” will share how the Green Ridge section of Scranton and Dunmore, where the library is located, played a prominent role in Jane Jacob’s extraordinary life. Copies of “Jane Jacob’s First City” will be available for sale and signing.

There will be live music and free art supplies for the entire family to paint a picture of what the library means to them.

Be sure to catch a sneak peek of local artist Austin Burke’s beautiful painting of the Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library building. A print of the artwork will be on display during the event.

This free event does not require registration and is for adults and families.

Held at the Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library, 10323 Green Ridge St, Scranton, PA, 18509.



(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm