Wizardly Science Feb. 20th 10:00 -11:00

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 […]

Take Your Child to the Library Day is Feb. 10th

The Scranton Library will be hosting a day of fun events for Take Your Child to the Library Day. Our first event is a Harold and the Purple Crayon Book Party. This event will include activities, refreshments and a take home copy of the book. Registration is required. Our second event is an afternoon offering  […]

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…

Text Messaging Service Now Available

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.

Borrow an E-Reader, iPad or Chromebook

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 […]

Important Interlibrary Loan Information for Scranton Library Patrons

The Connecticut State Library has announced that the ReQuest Statewide Catalog and Interlibrary Loan System will shut down on June 30, 2015, for at least two months while they bring a new Interlibrary Loan system online. Place your Interlibrary Loan requests by emailing our Interlibrary Loan Librarian at flathc@madisonct.org or calling the library at 203-245-7365.