Upcoming Events

Season of Giving: A Library Food Drive!

It's the Season of Giving at the Scranton Memorial Library from Tuesday, Nov. 2 until Friday, December 17! To help those in need, patrons may bring donations of unexpired, non-perishable food to the library, as well as newly purchased non-food items such as cleaning supplies, health & beauty items & other goods, anytime during our business hours. These items will all be distributed among pantries along the Shoreline area. All grocery items must be unopened. No glass jars, please! Donations may be taken to the cafĂ© area of the library's entrance hall. There is no registration necessary to participate in this drive!

12:00am - 12:00am View Details

MAS Elected Artist/Holiday Show

MAS art show

12:00am - 12:00am View Details

MAS Elected Artist/Holiday Show

MAS art show

12:00am - 12:00am View Details
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Christmas Wreath with Bow

Put a Bow on It!

The Scranton Library Friends want to decorate the original library entrance. Bows will be sold in the library on Tuesdays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and Thursdays and Fridays 2:30-4:30 p.m.


Chris’s Top Five Books for December

A Little Humor and Florida Shenanigans…Five great book recommendations from staff member Christopher Jennings Penders. Click on a title to place a hold!


Teen Creative Writing Group

Begins Wednesday, December 1 at 5 p.m. @ the SML. In this exciting new weekly program, 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. […]

Christmas Memory

Classics@Scranton: A Christmas Memory

Wednesday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Join us to discuss a classic of world literature! This collection of Truman Capote’s famous short stories (“A Christmas Memory, ” “One Christmas,” and “The Thanksgiving Visitor”) focuses on country life, friendship, and the joy of giving during the holiday season, while also gently yet poignantly exploring […]

New Saturday Hours

The Library is now open from 9:30am – 5pm every Saturday! Please go to our Hours page for a full list of hours and our holiday closing schedule.