“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 […]

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.


The Emerald Ash Borer

The Emerald Ash Borer with arborist Isaac Taylor. July 7th at 7PM The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive beetle from Asia that can destroy numerous varieties of ash trees, and has been spreading throughout North America in the past decade. Licensed arborist Isaac Taylor will explain the consequences of this infestation, and what con be […]

Do You Want to March in 4th of July Parade?

The Friends of the Scranton Library are looking for families that might want to march in this year’s Fourth of July Parade. If you are interested please e-mail Jane Ash at the Scranton Library. I must here from you by July 1st to let the Friends Group know. My e-mail is  


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!