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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Furoshiki: The Japanese Art of Wrapping Cloth

Saturday, December 4, 2:30 p.m. @ the SML. Furoshiki is an elegant and ecological craft often used for the presentation of gifts. Participants will learn about the history of Furoshiki in Eastern cultures while creating beautifully-wrapped holiday presents. All attendees should bring their own cloth and an object to wrap. At the end of the […]


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 […]

Library food drive

Season of Giving: A Library Food Drive

Tuesday, November 2nd – Friday, December 17th @ the SML. It’s the Season of Giving at Scranton Memorial Library from Tuesday, November 2 until Friday, December 17! This nearly two-month-long food drive is meant to benefit those in need in the Shoreline Area. We will be collaborating with the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries for […]

Notary Services now available!

We are happy to announce that we are now offering Notary Services by appointment. For full details about our proctoring and notary services, go to: scrantonlibrary.org/proctoring