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Tuesday Painters Exhibit

art exhibit

1:00pm - 8:00pm View Details

Novels & Nibbles: Flash Fiction & 6-Word Stories!

Join us for Novels & Nibbles, a virtual book club where instead of reading the same book, we come together on the first and third Thursdays of the month via Zoom to exchange reading recommendations. Each week we'll discuss a new literary genre to explore uncharted territory! Please sign up below. 

4:00pm - 5:00pm View Details


Come to the teen room and hang out! We have video games, card games, and anime all for your enjoyment! Everyone between the ages of 12 and 18 is welcome, but masks are required. If you have any questions, please feel free to email welchc@scrantonlibrary.org

5:00pm - 8:00pm View Details
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Best we could do

The Big Read Book Club: “The Best We Could Do”

Saturday, September 10 @ 10 a.m. (hybrid program). Join us to discuss the acclaimed 2017 graphic novel “The Best We Could Do” by Thi Bui! This evocative memoir documents the story of Bui’s family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.

Madison Green

Historical Tour of the Madison Green

Saturday, August 20 at 2:30 p.m. Enjoy a beautiful walking tour of the Madison Green Historic District! In this collaboration between the Madison Historical Society and the Scranton Memorial Library, you will see some of the most interesting local history sites our town has to offer.

Cover of Enchantment

“Chris Picks” August: Retellings

Here are this month’s five great recommendations from staff member Christopher Jennings Penders!


Summer Mindfulness Meditation

Thursdays, July 21 – August 18, 6:30 p.m. @ the SML. Join us for an in-person meditation series at the Scranton Memorial Library.

New Monday hours

We’re happy to announce that we’re now open until 8pm on Mondays. Come visit us soon!