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National Library Week is April 12th through 18th: “Unlimited possibilities @ your library”

It’s National Library Week and there are “unlimited possibilities @ your library!”  In addition to borrowing books, e-books, CDs, DVDs and e-readers, and enjoying our historic building, here are some exciting events coming this week at the Scranton Memorial Library:   Baby Rhyme Time: Monday, 4/13 at 10 AM and  at 10:30 AM Toddler Time: Monday, 4/13 […]

Save Our Libraries

Impact of Proposed State Budget Cuts to Scranton Memorial Library The Governor’s budget for FY16 proposes to eliminate funding for several programs that benefit the Scranton Memorial Library and saves the Town of Madison money.  These cuts could: Eliminate your ability to borrow from libraries outside of Madison without paying a fee Impact our book […]


An Afternoon With the Gillettes

Sunday, April 19 at 2 PM Not only do Harold and Theodora Niver talk about William & Helen Gillette, they become the Gillettes, flitting back and forth between being presenters and portrayers. Who was William Gillette? What was his connection to the greatest fictional detective of all time? Was Sherlock Holmes fact…or fiction? What is the […]

The Scranton Memorial Library Now Lends E-Readers and Tablets

Scranton Memorial Library card holders can now borrow from an assortment of e-readers and tablets, free of charge.  Choose from a Kindle Fire, basic Kindle reader, Nook Color, Samsung Galaxy Tablet, Google Nexus, and two iPads specially outfitted for kids. These devices circulate for 14 days, and have a collection of popular titles installed.  The iPads […]