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“Opera Appreciation” with Tom Lewy: Rigoletto

Monday October 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM  Opera Appreciation with Tom Lewy: Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’ The tale of intrigue, seduction, and revenge set in the royal courts of 16th century Mantua, Italy. Join Tom Lewy for two lectures explaining the story and music behind these favorite operas. Recorded selections from the works will be played, with background and commentary provided […]


“How to Read a Film” with Mark Schenker

Mark Schenker of Yale University will present four lectures on the films of Billy Wilder in the series “How to Read a Film.”  Lecture Dates: Lectures start at 7 PM October 23: Scranton Library, Madison: Double Indemnity November 6: Scranton Library, Madison: Sunset Blvd. November 20: Guilford Free Library: Stalag 17 December 4: Guilford Free Library: […]

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 growing collection of popular titles installed.  The […]