Upcoming Events

Christine Davis - Africa Photography Exhibit

art exhibit

12:00am - 12:00am View Details

Teen Tech Help!

Need some device help? Drop by the library between 2:30 - 4:30 pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays for a tutorial from a tech-savvy teen volunteer! No registration required.

2:30pm - 4:30pm View Details

Teen Creative Writing Group

Teen writers will explore and foster their creative voice through writing prompts and exercises. Covering short stories, poetry, prose, non-fiction, and more, writers will be able to share their work and collaborate with others in a relaxed workshop environment. Ages 12-18 are welcome! Please sign up below.

5:00pm - 6:00pm View Details
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literary garden

English Literary Gardens

Wednesday, February 2nd at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Imagine strolling through Jane Austen’s garden with the head gardener and visiting the estates of other classic English writers! You’ll experience all this and more by joining horticulturist Carol Chernega for a virtual tour of her favorite literary gardens. Seeing these authors’ homes and gardens will give […]


Hiding in Plain Sight: Bringing Our Jewish Family’s Truth to Light

Thursday, January 27 @ 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. “Hiding In Plain Sight” is Orlene Allen Gallops’ personal account of uncovering her Jewish heritage and her family’s tragic past. Research for the book spanned five years, taking Orlene around the globe and weaving together her family’s experience with the very worst of human despair and ultimately […]


Winter Mindfulness Meditation: A 6-Week Series

Begins January 13, Thursdays @ 7 p.m. via Zoom.  Start off the new year right with a virtual Mindfulness Meditation series! Meditation is a wonderful technique used to reduce stress and anxiety. We all know that the uncertain times we are living in right now are creating even more tension and worry, and everyone needs […]

Used Cookbook Sale

From January 24th to Feb 5th, the Scranton Library Friends will hold a used Cookbook Sale adjacent to the SLF Honor Sale books on the mezzanine level – the old children’s section.

Cold Millions

The Big Read Book Club: The Cold Millions

Saturday, January 29 @ 10 a.m. on Zoom. Join us for our new Big Read Book Club! Each month, we’ll read one of the twelve novels and memoirs the National Endowment for the Arts features as its annual “Big Read” selections. Our first book will be “The Cold Millions” by bestselling author Jess Walters.