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Who Cares About Horseshoe Crabs? Thurs. April 27 at 7pm

After this fascinating and informative talk by Jo-Marie Kasinak of Sacred Heart University, we hope you will! Jo-Marie will discuss Project Limulus, a community-based research effort to monitor Long Island Sound’s horseshoe crab population. Join us to learn about horseshoe crab natural history, ecology, research efforts, and find out how you can volunteer this season. Horseshoe crabs are an ancient species (nearly as old as dinosaurs!) with a surprising connection to everyday human health.

Children’s Author Parade & Family Fun Day!

SAVE THE DATE!!     1 – 4 pm on Sunday, May 21 Children’s Author Parade & Family Fun Day! Featuring local children’s authors reading and signing their books, crafts, food trucks, live music, bounce house, face painting, gift baskets & more! All proceeds will benefit the Library’s Annual Fund See you at The Country […]

We’re a Part of The Great Give!

Scranton Memorial Library will once again be a part of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven‘s The Great Give – 36 hours of online giving on May 2 – 3 this year. All funds donated to the library during this time support our Annual Fund – the funds we use to keep the library running day after […]

Explorer Kits are ready!

Explorer kits are bags of useful things to take with you hiking. They include binoculars, compass, a magnifying glass, bug viewer and 4 Peterson Guides on birds, insects, wildflowers, and trees. Each kit also has an extensive Madison Trail Guide donated by The Land Trust. We include a journal to write down interesting things you […]

Text Messaging Service Now Available

With the Shoutbomb text messaging service, you can use your mobile phone to receive text notices about holds that are available, items that are due soon, and overdue items and fines. You can also send a text to renew an items and add multiple library cards to one phone. Follow the link in this post to sign up.

Do You Want to Display a Collection?

If you have an interesting collection you would like to display in the display case by the elevator, please contact Miss Jane at 203-245-8722 ext. 15 or Ashj@scrantonlibrary.org. We have several open months from which to choose.  

Library Referendum Passes!

Thank you to everyone in Madison who supported the library project and voted YES! Your newly renovated and expanded library will serve the Madison community in remarkable fashion! More information including construction timelines and temporary relocation of the library will be coming soon.  

The Library Relies on the Generosity of our Donors

Your generosity helps provide important educational, cultural and informational services, free of charge, to all Madison residents. Click on this post to read the full Annual Appeal Letter from Library Director Beth Crowley and to view to our Annual Report (where you can see the wide-ranging impact of your support over the past year) and access the link to making an online donation to the library.