Upcoming Events

Take Home Tuesday

We'll provide the materials, you take it home and make the craft! Call anytime between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to set up a time to pick up your craft at the library. Our number is 203.245.8722. 

12:00am - 12:00am View Details

Family Time Out

Do you and your family need a little time out from this crazy new normal? We invite you and your child to learn about mindfulness and the easy ways in which you can incorporate it into your daily life through hands on activities. For children ages 3 and up and their caregivers.

4:00pm - 4:30pm View Details

Virtual Writers' Group

Are you interested in writing but don't know where to begin? Join our virtual writers' group to get yourself started! Each online session, we'll write a response to a certain prompt and then share what we wrote. You may also present your independent writing projects to the group for feedback and encouragement! This is a place for fun, creativity, camaraderie and mentorship.

Registration is required; please sign up below to receive your Zoom login information. We look forward to seeing you there!

7:00pm - 8:30pm 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.