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Raise a Glass!

Raise a Glass to support the Scranton Memorial Library! Friday, May 6, 2016 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres, Auction Items, & Cash Bar Madison Beach Hotel Grand Ballroom All proceeds to benefit the Library $50.00 per person Register here!


Invite Birds and Butterflies to your Backyard!

Invite Birds and Butterflies to your Backyard Monday, April 25th at 7:00 pm Join staff of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge as they lead a how-to presentation on attracting these colorful creatures to your backyard. With a few simple tips, it’s easy to make your home into a refuge for wildlife, especially for […]


Sunday Songs: Joe Flood and Wes Brown

Joe Flood and Wes Brown Sunday, April 17th at 2 p.m. Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joe Flood has traveled a long musical road.  He has played with tap dancers in New Orleans, Cuban musicians in Key West, Florida, and gypsies in France and Italy. Scheduled for release in 2016 is “All Roads Lead to the Blues,” […]


Writing Contest Winners!

Announcing our Mad About One Book Writing Contest Winners! Children’s Winner Hannah Campbell (essay pending) Country School Winner Christopher Childs Teen Winner Jackson Kuja

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The Great Give!

The Great Give! May 3 8am – May 4 8pm Support the Scranton Memorial Library and donate during The Great Give, a 36 hour online giving event on May 3 & 4. During the Great Give, your charitable donation will make our library eligible for thousands of dollars in grant prizes when you give to us […]


5th Annual “Peeps Show”

Teens and families are invited to participate in the 5th Annual “Peeps Show” Contest at Scranton Library! DEADLINE EXTENDED! Peeps Dioramas are now due by April 29, 2016! Judging to take place in May. Prizes will be awarded in two categories: Teen (Grades 6-12) and Family. Contest Guidelines: Create an original diorama using a scene from […]

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Passport to Connecticut Libraries

Tour the Nutmeg State by visiting our many libraries! Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card of up to $150. Contest Dates: April 1-  30, 2016 Libraries all over Connecticut are participating in this exciting program to make people of all ages aware of the power of their library card.  Take your […]

Calling all volunTEENS!

Whether you are looking to improve your resume or fill a club requirement, we have a variety of ways you can volunteer for your community. Specifically, teens can…

New Teen Programs!

Check out our new lineup of teen programs! We’ve expanded our classic programs to include exciting new opportunities for teens. Whether you are interested in technology, art, or pop culture, we have a program for you. Programs include…


Opera Lecture on Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

Lecture on Puccini’s Madama Butterfly Giacomo Puccini gives us some of the opera world’s greatest and most popular arias ever written.  Join Tom Lewy as he tells the history and story of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.  The lecture includes a historic recording of the opera that will take us back to 1904 when American naval officer, Pinkerton, […]

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Galleries in Motion 34

Galleries in Motion is back with an exciting lineup of presentations on painters from the Early Renaissance. Galleries is made possible by an anonymous donation in memory of Domenico and Melina (Savino) Pellicano, and by the Friends of the Guilford Free Library.