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4th Monday book group - AAUW

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Master Gardener Clinic!

Advanced Master Gardener Samantha Pullaro will hold plant, insect, and disease identification sessions on behalf of the UConn Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners on Tuesdays at noon until 1 in the Scranton Library tent.  The sessions will end November 2 and begin again in March of 2022.  Because sessions are outside ALL SPECIMENS MUST BE IN SEALED CONTAINERS to prevent spread.  If identification/diagnosis cannot be made then the inquiry will be satisfied via email.

No registration required! 

12:00pm - 1:00pm View Details

Teen Tech Help!

Need some device help? Drop by the library between 2:30 - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays or between 3:00 - 5:00 pm on Thursdays for a tutorial from a tech-savvy teen volunteer! No registration required.

2:30pm - 4:30pm View Details
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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


Connecticut’s Witchcraft Trials

Wednesday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. In 1647, Alice Young of Windsor, Connecticut became the first person convicted and hanged for witchcraft in the Thirteen Colonies. Her trial gave way to witchcraft accusations throughout the state. Author Beth Caruso will examine how many people were charged, the types of magic people believed in, […]

Chris’s Top Five Books for November

Five great book recommendations from staff member Christopher Jennings Penders. Click on a title to place a hold! This month features spiritual books exploring the question “What happens when we pass?” The first two books on this list have done more to shape my worldview than any other book I’ve ever read. Come back next […]


Classics @ Scranton: The Crucible

Wednesday, November 10 @ 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Join us to discuss a great classic of world literature! For November, we’ll be reading “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. A riveting drama that retells the story of the Salem Witch Trials in 17th-Century Massachusetts, this novel explores the timeless themes of oppression, superstition, and personal integrity […]


Master Gardener Clinic

Tuesdays, October 12 – November 2 @ 12 p.m. at the SML. Master Gardener Samantha Pullaro will hold plant, insect, and disease identification sessions on Tuesdays at noon in the library’s outdoor tent. The sessions will end on November 2 and begin again in March of 2022. Because sessions are outside, ALL SPECIMENS MUST BE […]