Upcoming Events

Sunday Movie Matinee: "Menashe"

Join us on Sundays at 10 am for a virtual movie discussion! Each week we'll announce a new film choice from Kanopy, a free streaming service accessible with your library card; you can then watch the movie at your leisure and participate in the discussion the following Sunday via Zoom. Registration is required; please sign up to receive your Zoom login information. We look forward to seeing you there!

10:00am - 11:00am View Details

Little Readers Virtual Storytime

A storytime for babies and toddlers from ages birth through 2. Learn how to support your child's growth and development while reading, rocking and rhyming with us on Mondays this summer on Facebook Live. Tune in at www.facebook.com/ScrantonMemorialLibrary

9:30am - 10:00am View Details

Messy Mondays

Want to make a mess? Join us on Monday afternoons this summer to get messy! A different, quick, messy project every week. Tune in on Facebook live at 3 p.m. on Mondays this summer. Watch at www.facebook.com/ScrantonMemorialLibrary. 

3:00pm - 3:15pm View Details
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Family Research

Family Research: Using the U.S. Census

Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Have you always wanted to learn more about your family’s history but didn’t know where to start? The U.S. census is one of the first sources you’ll need to explore. Taken every ten years since 1790, it allows you to trace your family over the decades and […]

Library Tours

The Scranton Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce additional dates and times for our popular self-guided walking tours of the renovated and expanded library building. Come and see what everyone is talking about! Tours will be available on August 11, 15, 18, and 22. Tour times are Tuesdays from 5-7 pm and Saturdays […]

Souls of Black Folk

Classics E-Book Club: The Souls of Black Folk

Wednesday, August 12 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Looking for meaningful social and cultural engagement while staying home? Join us to discuss W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk, a seminal work in the American canon and a cornerstone of African American literature. Please register on our website to receive your Zoom login and […]

The Scranton Library is now fine free!

All Scranton library items will be free of overdue fines beginning in July 2020. Past fines on Scranton library items will be waived. However, replacement costs for lost items must still be paid.    The Scranton Library believes that no one should feel discouraged from using library resources because of overdue fines. We want all community […]

Celebrating our 120th anniversary!

Board President Nicole Wiles and Library Director Sunnie Scarpa talk about the significance of the 120th anniversary of the Scranton Library.