StoryWalk at Bauer Park May 23 – June 27

The Scranton Library Children’s Department is holding a StoryWalk at Bauer Park. A StoryWalk is an exciting initative that combines a children’s story with a popular walking route. A StoryWalk helps children’s interest in reading while encouraging healthy outdoor activity for both adults and children. The StoryWalk is located around the meadow just below the […]

Registration for Children’s Summer Programs

Registration for all Children’s Summer Programs will begin on June 15th at 9:00 a.m. You can register online, by phone or in person in the Children’s Department. Call 203-245-8722 for more information.

2016 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees Announced

The 2016 Nutmeg Book Award Intermediate Nominees have been announced. The 10 titles up for next year’s award are: The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond by Brenda Woods Elvis and the Underdogs by Jenny Lee and Kelly Light The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage The Great Trouble by Deborah Hopkinson Flora and Ulysses: […]


Light Up the Library

Please join us June 6th from 7 to 10 PM for the E.C. Scranton Library Fundraiser and Taste of Madison. Open Bar and Hors d’oeuvres, Dancing, Auction Cocktail Attire Suggested $75.00 per person Click the logo to purchase tickets

BookFlix Feature Added to Web page

The Scranton Library now has BookfFlix . Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. To find the icon to use BookFlix look at the Homework Help Banner and click on the  BookFlix  icon.You will […]

“Fanime:” a new club for fans of Anime & Manga

The first meeting of the Fanime club will be Tuesday May 19 at 7:00 p.m. Join your friends to discuss, read and view your favorite titles and discover new ones! For the May 19 meeting we will be discussing the anime Fairy Tail…try to watch some before you come!

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 […]