Madison Center Project Display

The Madison Center Project is a comprehensive downtown streetscape overhaul.  A large-scale photo rendering is now on display in the library’s reading room.  Informational handouts detailing the project are available to take, or click here to read online.


“Escape the Ordinary”: Adult Summer Reading program

  Adult Summer Reading program The 2015 Summer Reading Program theme is just right to break away from the routine of the rest of the year and explore new ideas and themes of escape. And in that spirit, our Summer Reading program is all new.  Each week there will be a prize drawing from all those who logged […]


Borrow an E-Reader, iPad or Chromebook

Scranton Memorial Library card holders can borrow from an assortment of e-readers and tablets or a Chromebook, free of charge.  Choose from a Kindle Fire, basic Kindle reader, Nook Color, Samsung Galaxy Tablet, iPad Mini, an Acer c720 Chromebook, or iPads specially outfitted for kids. These devices circulate for 14 days, and e-readers have a collection […]

Important Interlibrary Loan Information for Scranton Library Patrons

The Connecticut State Library has announced that the ReQuest Statewide Catalog and Interlibrary Loan System will shut down on June 30, 2015, for at least two months while they bring a new Interlibrary Loan system online. Place your Interlibrary Loan requests by emailing our Interlibrary Loan Librarian at or calling the library at 203-245-7365.


Announcing Biblioboard

Announcing BiblioBoard The Scranton Memorial Library is proud to offer BiblioBoard Library, providing easy access to thousands of eBooks and primary source materials through the Internet and on tablet devices. Whether you are interested in fly fishing, zombies, trains, football or more than 400 other unique topics, find something just for you on BiblioBoard Library. […]

Teen Summer Reading Challenge

Click here to enter the Teen Summer Reading Challenge. For every 300 minutes you record in the system you move up a level and earn prizes. You have to read 4 books to fulfill your school summer reading requirement, so why not earn prizes while doing it? Start recording on June 22, record throughout the summer, and then join us for our Summer Reading Party August 14!