Grade School

Chess Club  chess pieces

Chess Club is a program for children in grades 2 and up. Beginners are welcomed. Our instructor is Ted O’Neill of the Madison Knights club. Please check our calendar for specific dates and to register.

Destination Imagination Teamatomic symbol

The Scranton Library sponsors a Destination Imagination Team of seven children in grades 3-5. Destination Imagination is a spin off of Odyssey of the Mind. It focuses on teaching team work, problem solving, creativity and independence. Our team manager is Ted O’Neill. We will have a lottery in the fall to select a new team. Check calendar for date.

Creative Computing with Scratchcomputer screen #1

A new program being offered  in partnership with the Teen Department.

Scratch is a program that allows users to program their own interactive stories, games, and animations. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively. This program is open to students in grades 4 – 8. Students registering should plan to try to attend all of the sessions, as the skills and projects build from week to week.

There are two registrations for this program:one for students who will be bringing their own laptop and one for students who need to use a library laptop. Please make sure you register on the correct list as we have limited amount of library laptops. Check our Calendar for dates.

 

Summer Program books

The Scranton Library offers an outstanding summer reading program. We offer activities for both  1 to 3rd grade and 4th  to 6th grade . During the summer months we ask that you register for each date individually. As Always please check our calendar for more specific info and to register.