Haunted Library Party

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.

StoryWalk at Bauer Park has begun!

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 […]

Twin Time

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 […]

Win an afternoon with author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg

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 […]

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 […]

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“How to Read a Film” with Mark Schenker

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: […]

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Meet Mango Premiere

Say hello to the library’s newest language-learning resource: Mango Premiere™.  The newest addition to the popular Mango Languages database, Mango Premiere™ is the first and only language-learning resource to teach through film. Turning the entertainment experience into a learning experience, Mango Premiere™ exposes students to four key areas of language learning – vocabulary, phrases, culture […]

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 growing collection of popular titles installed.  The […]