Family Gingerbread House Workshop Saturday Nov. 28th

Build a gingerbread house for the holidays. We will supply the materials, music, snacks and space. You supply the creativity and cheer! Children’s holiday stories at 10 and 11 A.M.. Free and open to all.Space is limited so please visit our calendar or call 203-245-7365 to register.

Lots of Latkes Tuesday December 8 at 10:00 a.m.

It is not as faraway as you may think. Chanukah begins on the evening of December 6th. The children’s department will be celebrating Chanukah with a preschool party. The event starts at 10:00 a.m. on December 8th. We will have songs, music, games and refreshments. All are welcome!


‘Beautiful Voices in Jazz’ Sunday, Dec. 6th at 2 PM

Concert: Atla DeChamplain performs ‘Beautiful Voices in Jazz’ A unique tribute to the women who defined Jazz Singing: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae, as performed by vocalist Atla DeChamplain, Matt De Champlain on keyboard, with bass player accompaniment.  Free and open to all. Please click to register or call (203) 245-7365. […]

Events for Teens this fall at the Scranton Memorial Library

Teen Writers Workshop Wednesdays from 3:30—5 PM Are you a poet? A novelist? A future award-winning screenwriter? Or are you just getting started? During this weekly workshop we will share tips and tricks for coming up with ideas, getting published, and everything in between. Join fellow teen writers to share current pieces, write new material, and expand […]

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SELF-e: Connecting Indie Authors, Libraries and Readers

Authors and artists: submit your works to SELF-e — our virtual collection for all to read, and be considered for inclusion in the public library ebook discovery service of Library Journal, the oldest and most respected library publication in America. It’s free!


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 […]