Mad About One Book Writing Contest

What does your ideal library look like? Write an essay (300 words max) describing exactly how you see it, from services it has, to how it looks and functions. Use your imagination. There are 3 categories: children, ages 8 – 11; Teens, ages 12-18; and Adult. Winners in all 3 categories will receive a small […]

Booktography Challenge

1. Take a picture of “Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library somewhere inMadison. 2. Tag@scrantonlibrary or #madaboutonebook Post it online or send it to francoj@scrantonlibrary.org 3.Visit the library to see your photo featured on our TV!

StoryWalk Is up and Ready

As part of our Mad About One Book event, the Children’s Department has displayed a StoryWalk inside the library. A StoryWalk combines a children’s story with a popular walking route. We are doing this particular StoryWalk inside the library. The book we chose is “Otto the Book Bear” The walk starts just before the steps […]

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…

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Mad About One Book!

Join us for Mad About One Book: a series of programs for all ages themed around on a single book that’s a great family read. Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, a humorous and suspenseful adventure of kids locked in a futuristic library created by a mad genius game-maker.

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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!