New App for E-Books and E-Audiobooks

The E.C. Scranton Memorial Library has joined the Connecticut State Library to provide access to eGO, their platform for e-books and e-audiobooks. Collections of e-book and e-audiobook titles from the Scranton Library and the State Library are available using the SimplyE app, designed by the New York Public Library.

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Scranton Library Friends — June Book Sale Canceled

A note from the Friends: As we all continue to navigate the current landscape and do our part for community well-being, we have made the decision to cancel our June book sale. Stay tuned for details about a sale in the fall.

We are overwhelmed and grateful to the devoted supporters who have donated so many wonderful books that our little cottage is full to overflowing. The move to our new home within your newly remodeled library is still on track for July to house future donations.  Read more >

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition Available from Home

You can now get Ancestry Library Edition at home until April 30. This genealogy database is usually available only on library computers, but ProQuest is allowing patrons to have remote access to this resource while libraries are closed. Just use your Scranton Library card number to log in from the top button in this post link.

Online Programs for Kids

Online Programs for Kids

Click on the post for more information and links to our Spring Library Challenge (which starts Monday on ReadSquared) and to our Facebook page for live storytimes. And don’t forget about our YouTube page!

Tumble Books Guy

Another Way to Get Free Books from Home!

In response to nationwide library closures, Tumblebooks is offering their products for free. Tumblebooks President and CEO Ron Zevy says that during these difficult times, “we put business concerns aside and work for the greater good of the community. We hope and pray our content can provide much needed entertainment, distraction, and education.” Tumblebooks offers e-books and audiobooks for children, teens and adults. The databases are easy to use and feature unlimited access from home. You can read as many books as you want,  Read more >

Scranton Library Closed Starting March 16 Due to COVID-19

We at the Scranton Library want you to know that we take the health and well-being of our staff and patrons seriously. For that reason, the Scranton Library will be closed to the public effective Monday, March 16th. Our book drop is closed, but be assured that no late fees will be charged while the library is closed. All of our programs have also been suspended.

While the library is closed we invite you to explore everything we have to offer on our website  Read more >.