Tuesday, March 28, 2006


UPCOMING EVENTS RECAP

Click on the name of any event
for more information.

FRIENDS OF THE SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
SPRING BOOK SALE

Saturday, April 1st, 9AM-4PM
Sunday, April 2nd, 2PM-4PM
Basement, Children's Library

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
April 2nd-8th

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
OPEN HOUSE KICKOFF

Sunday, April 2nd, 2:30PM-4PM
Albright Memorial Library

MEET THE AUTHORS
Thursday, April 6th, 6PM-7PM
Reference Department
Albright Memorial Library

IDENTITY THEFT DISCUSSION
Saturday, April 8th, 2PM
Reference Department
Albright Memorial Library

THE COMPLETE ANGLER:
A TALK ABOUT FISHING WITH JOE BUCER

Monday, April 10th, 7PM
Scranton Cultural Center

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED
EASTER SUNDAY,
APRIL 16TH


TAX DAY
Monday, April 17th
TAXES DUE AT MIDNIGHT

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
OPEN HOUSE
KICKOFF EVENT

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Music, salsa/tostitos and giveaways.

All are welcome to attend.
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK EVENT


"IDENTITY THEFT"

The Reference Department
will host a discussion on
Identity Theft
on Saturday, April 8th at 2 PM.
All are welcome to attend.

Monday, March 27, 2006

"P" is for Printing...

If you are using the computers in the Reference Department and you are planning to print, please look to see if this symbol is on the lower right task bar:

If the symbol is not there, the printer is not connected to the computer you're using. Please inform a staff person immediately.

Friday, March 24, 2006

A NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK EVENT

MEET THE AUTHORS

Thursday April 6, 2006
7:00 PM

Reference Department
Albright Memorial Library
500 Vine Street
Scranton, PA 18509


Meet Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Newberry Honor Book 2006
for
“Hitler Youth”





Susan sold her first picture book in 1992 and now has 13 books published. She writes picture books, novels and
nonfiction for all ages.

http://www.scbartoletti.com/









Meet Clara Gillow Clark

Booklist Starred Review
for “Hattie On Her Way

Clara comes from
“a long line of farmers and readers,” and her books draw on elements of her own family and love of the land.









Meet Mary Theresa
“T.C.” Connolly

2nd Edition of “The Gravity”
now in progress








T.C., a retired teacher and railroad expert,
was inspired by her grandfather and cousins
who worked on the Gravity & Erie R.R.








Meet Cheryl A. Kashuba

“Scranton"
(Images of America)







Cheryl is Assistant to the Director of the Lackawanna Historical Society and a writer specializing in Local History and culture. Her next book will be about the women of Scranton.


Original handout by Michele Murphy



NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK

April 2-8, 2006

"Change Your World
@ Your Library"

Tuesday, March 21, 2006


EASTER IS COMING FAST!!!!


ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
WILL BE CLOSED ON
EASTER SUNDAY,
APRIL 16TH

Tuesday, March 14, 2006



“THE COMPLETE ANGLER:
A TALK ABOUT FISHING
WITH JOE BUCHER”


Monday, April 10th
7 PM
Scranton Cultural Center


FREE with your
Lackawanna County Library System
Library Card

Lackawanna County Library System presents "The Complete Angler: A Talk about Fishing with Joe Bucher" on Monday, April 10th at 7 PM at the Scranton Cultural Center. This is the second presentation in the 2006 Library Lecture series.

Joe Bucher is one of America's premier fishing authorities and the author of several books on sport fishing. You may know him as the host of cable television's "Fishing with Joe Bucher."

Joe Bucher was inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Angler in 2000. He currently holds five line class world records for various species of freshwater gamefish.

Free tickets are available at any Lackawanna County Library or at the Scranton Cultural Center box office. Tickets are free with your Lackawanna County Library Card!


An extra special thanks to Joe Bucher for personally giving us permission to use his photo in our blog.


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2006 LIBRARY LECTURE SERIES

David McCullough
Historian and Author (1776 & John Adams)
Thursday, September 21

Margie Palatini
Children's Book Author
(Piggie Pie! & Moosetache)
Sunday, November 5
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FRIENDS OF THE
SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOOK SALE

The Friends of the Scranton Public Library
Spring Book Sale is upon us.
This, the first book sale of the year, will take place:

Thursday, March 30th; 6:00-8:00pm Sneak Peek*
Saturday, April 1st; 9:00-4:00pm
Sunday, April 2nd; 2:00-4:00pm
***
All
Book Sales are held in the
Community Room (Lower Level) of the
520 Vine Street
Scranton, PA. 18509*
***
*Sneak Peek Sales are for
paid members of the
***
If you are interested in becoming a
Friend of the Scranton Public Library,
click here for more information.

Friday, March 03, 2006



Article on Scranton and
"The Office" in
Wednesday's Yahoo! News

There was an article in Yahoo! News on Wednesday (March 1, 2006) that talks about Scranton and its references as the setting of the NBC hit television sitcom "The Office."

Click here to read the article (plus check out the photo of the "Welcome to Scranton" sign that illustrates the article).
SCRANTON'S
ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
IS ALMOST HERE

Scranton’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, one of the biggest in the country, will take place on Saturday, March 11th, 2006 at 11:45 AM.

For information on the parade route, the 5K race, and the history of Scranton’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, visit the official web site at http://www.stpatparade.com/

BOOK DISCUSSION OF
"NIGHT" by ELIE WIESEL
TO BE HELD AT
ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

The Holocaust Education Resource Center of the Jewish Federation of NEPA will host a book discussion of the Oprah March Book Club selection Night By Elie Wiesel at the Albright Memorial Library (Community Room) on Wednesday, March 8th, 2006 at 7:15 PM.

Pre-registration is required. To register, call 348-3013.

For more information, click here.