The Scranton Memorial Library is closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, February 20.
Dr. Don Rankin will chronicle the development of slavery in America and the heroic efforts of those who championed its abolishment. Thank you to the Madison Historical Society for co-hosting this event with The Library. Register Here!
Week of February 5: NO SESSION BEING HELD; Week of February 12: Meditation will be held on Thursday, Feb 15, 12:30 p.m.; Week of February 19: Meditation will be held on Thursday, Feb 22, 12:30 p.m.
If Madison Public Schools are cancelled due to poor weather conditions our programs will be cancelled as well.
If Madison Public Schools have a delayed opening due to poor weather our morning programs will also be cancelled.
If Madison Public Schools have an early dismissal due to poor weather conditions we will notify you by e-mail if our programs are cancelled. Read more >
Come to the library to enjoy a session with Jane Copes of “Science Outside the Box”. Jane will be showing us a lot of science behind mysterious color changes and bubbling brews. We will learn about Wet Ice and Dry Ice and do some great experiments. It will be messy, safe, surprising, and very, very FUN. Seating is limited so registration is required. Read more >
Joy Pepe’s annual art history lecture series concludes at the Scranton Library on Tuesday, February 20. Joy will discuss “Painting in France & England in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries.”
Attention all Madison Residents: Scranton Library is helping spread the word that now is your opportunity to get involved! The Madison Health Department encourages all residents to participate in their community health assessment. The assessment will help them gather accurate information representative of our community and identify issues for action to help improve the overall health and well-being of our residents.
Starting today and during the months of February and March, please fill out the assessment either by paper copy at the following locations:
Scranton Memorial Library
Madison Health Department located at the Madison Town Campus (8 Campus Drive)
Madison Chamber of Commerce Office (12 School Street)
the Madison Senior Center (29 Bradley Road)
With the Shoutbomb text messaging service, you can use your mobile phone to receive text notices about holds that are available, items that are due soon, and overdue items and fines. You can also send a text to renew an items and add multiple library cards to one phone. Follow the link in this post to sign up.
Scranton Memorial Library card holders can borrow from an assortment of e-readers and tablets or a Chromebook, free of charge. Choose from a Kindle Fire, basic Kindle reader, Kindle Paperwhite, Nook Color, Samsung Galaxy Tablet, iPad Mini, an Acer c720 Chromebook, or iPads specially outfitted for kids. These devices circulate for 14 days, and e-readers have a collection of popular titles installed. The iPads offer an assortment of kid-friendly apps chosen by our Children’s department.
The loan of these items is made possible by the generosity of the Scranton Library Friends, Read more >