The Children’s Department , Teen Department and T.A.G. group are hosting a slightly spooky Halloween Party for children in grades K to 3 on October 28 at 7:00 p.m.. we will have stories, crafts, refreshments and many costumed characters. You are welcome to come in costume. Registration is recommended.
The Scranton Library has set up a StoryWalk at Bauer Park for the month of October. A StoryWalk is an exciting initiative 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 book we choose is “Over […]
Scranton Library presents a monthly meet and greet for Parents and caregivers of MULTIPLES and their kids. Twin Time is a combination playgroup and paren/caregiver information source. Share the joys and challenges of raising multiples. A play area for children and refreshments will be available. Meeting is Friday October 17 at 10:00 a.m. in the […]
We will host a lottery to choose 15 lucky children to participate in a special afternoon tea with Chris Van Allsburg. to enter please have your child fill out the registrant sheet, and have your entry in by Nov. 3. Lottery will take place on Nov. 7 winners will be notified by phone. The event […]
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 […]
Monday October 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM Opera Appreciation with Tom Lewy: Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’ The tale of intrigue, seduction, and revenge set in the royal courts of 16th century Mantua, Italy. Join Tom Lewy for two lectures explaining the story and music behind these favorite operas. Recorded selections from the works will be played, with background and commentary provided […]
Mark Schenker of Yale University will present four lectures on the films of Billy Wilder in the series “How to Read a Film.” Lecture Dates: Lectures start at 7 PM October 23: Scranton Library, Madison: Double Indemnity November 6: Scranton Library, Madison: Sunset Blvd. November 20: Guilford Free Library: Stalag 17 December 4: Guilford Free Library: […]
Where in the World Have You Been? Next meeting: Thursday, October 30th at 2PM. Special presentation on Ghana Oct. 30th, Have you traveled someplace exceptional and want to tell about your trip? Do you want to hear about new destinations from those who have been there? Come to this informal group meeting whose content is decided by you. Take […]
The Testing & Education Reference Center offers full length practice tests for the SAT and AP exams. It also has e-books to use to prepare for these exams as well as several others. All you need is your library card to gain access. Click here to begin!
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 growing collection of popular titles installed. The […]