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Scranton Public Library Hosting Free Screening of The Velvet Underground Wednesday, February 1st | Albright Memorial Library

Scranton Public Library has rescheduled our screening of The Velvet Underground to Wednesday, February 1st at 5:45PM in the Henkelman Room. The screening was originally scheduled for January 25th, but was cancelled due to the snow. The screening is free with your library card. Free on-street parking is available after 5 PM. Register online or by […]

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Prom Dress Drive at Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

Starting February 1st the Abington Community Library will be collecting prom dresses and suits for students to wear to prom. We ask that the dresses and suits be in a current style (something purchased within the last 5 years) and that these items are clean and in mint condition. We will not be collecting shoes […]

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Jan. 23, 2023: Scranton Libraries CLOSED due to Winter Weather | Albright Memorial Library

Due to the forecasted winter storm, all Scranton Public Library locations will be closed on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. This does include the Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children’s Library, Library Express Bookstore, and the Nancy Kay Holmes Library. You can always find us online at www.albright.org. Download Libby to read e-books and e-audiobooks from […]

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Taylor Swift Tickets Raffle at Abington Community Library | Abington Community Library

The Abington Community Library is hosting a BINGO Fundraiser on Sunday, March 26 from 1 – 4 P.M. at the Abington Heights High School. We will have a variety of prizes to give away the day of the event. There will also be an assortment of raffle tickets to purchase for additional prizes. Admission tickets […]

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WBS Penguins Hockey Fundraiser | Albright Memorial Library

Enjoy a night of Penguins hockey and support the Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library renovations! The WBS Penguins will hold a Scranton Public Library Fundraiser during their Hockey is For Everyone Night. Penguins vs. Bruins Saturday, February 11, 2023, at 6:05 PM Mohegan Sun Arena.   For every ticket purchased, $4 comes back to the library. […]

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Winter Challenge: Step Right Up for the GREATEST Winter Ever! | Kids

This winter, all Lackawanna County libraries are celebrating carnivals with an all-ages reading and activity challenge to brighten up the winter from Monday, January 23 through Friday, February 24. The libraries will have reading lists and activities available for every member of the family. We are thrilled to bring the excitement of the big top to […]

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We Have Tax Forms! | Albright Memorial Library

We have received some tax forms that are on the first and second floors of the Albright Memorial Building.   The forms and instructions that we have received are the 1040-SR and 1040 Instructions and Forms.  We can print any other tax form or schedule out for free if you have a Lackawanna County Library Card. […]

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Brief Histories of Four Anthracite Coal Companies | Albright Memorial Library

Join the Lackawanna County Historical Society on Saturday, January 28, 2023,  for a panel discussion, “Brief Histories of Four Anthracite Coal Companies,” in celebration of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month. Speakers include: Charles Kumpas, speaking on the Penn Anthracite Coal Company Chester Kulesa, speaking on the Delaware & Hudson Coal Company Tony Brooks, speaking on the […]

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Looking Back & Looking Ahead | Abington Community Library

Take a look back at books in 2022 with NPR’s best books. There is something for everyone. https://apps.npr.org/best-books/#view=covers&year=2022 Look ahead to GoodReads most anticipated 2023 titles. https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/2023-most-anticipated 

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Steve and Irene’s Hoagie Sale | Carbondale Public Library

Carbondale Public Library is selling coupons for Steve and Irene’s Hoagies. Coupons cost $10.00 each and can be redeemed for any 12 inch hoagie at Steve and Irene’s 1110 Route 6 Scranton Carbondale Hwy Mayfield, PA 18433 Coupons can be ordered starting January 23rd, 2023 until February 24th, 2023 and will be available to pick up […]

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