Tuesday, December 26, 2006

ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
WILL BE CLOSED
MONDAY, JANUARY 1ST, 2007
IN OBSERVANCE OF
NEW YEARS DAY

First Night Scranton buttons
are still available at the
Circulation Desk for $10.00

Thursday, December 21, 2006


TITLE OF FINAL HARRY POTTER
BOOK REVEALED

According to J.K. Rowling's website, the title of the seventh and final Harry Potter book is "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." The book will be published July 21, 2007.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006


Looking for that elusive last-minute Christmas gift? In the main lobby at Albright Memorial Library, you will be able to purchase a number of library-related gifts for that special someone.

Albright Memorial Library Ornaments - $8.00

First Night Scranton Buttons - $8.00 before Dec. 25th - $10.00 after Dec. 25th

BOOKS

Scranton's Mayors by David Wenzel - $14.15

Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse - $6.50

Growing Up in the Valley - $16.95

Gateway to the Clouds - $25.00

Laurel Line - $39.95

The Reference Department wishes you
the warmest and happiest of holiday seasons.

Click here to view the library's holiday hours.

Friday, December 15, 2006

PRADA, NASCAR AND D'OH
HIGHLIGHT 2007
LACKAWANNA COUNTY
LIBRARY LECTURE SERIES

The following is the 2007 schedule for the Lackawanna County Library Lecture Series, presented at the

(mystery author, Dark Harbor, Two Dollar Bill)
Monday, April 9th
7 PM

(NASCAR driver)
Monday, May 21st
7 PM

(Scranton native and bestselling author of
The Devil Wears Prada and Everyone Worth Knowing)
Thursday, September 6th
7 PM

(Emmy-winning producer and writer of The Simpsons,
co-creator of The Critic, and children's book author)
Thursday, October 25th
7 PM

Thanks to Mary Barna for the scoop.

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Thursday, December 07, 2006


IRAQ STUDY GROUP REPORT
AVAILABLE FREE ONLINE

The Iraq Study Group Report, released just yesterday, is available to the public online for free. Click here to read the full document.

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

LCLS IN THE NEWS

From the desk of Library Administrator Mary Garm:

The December 5, 2006, issue of The Times-Tribune featured an article (Library Takes Cyberleap Forward) on our new downloadable audio book service in the Lifestyles section. In case you missed it, here's the link:

http://www.thetimes-tribune.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=17549144&BRD=2185&PAG=461&dept_id=450444&rfi=6

To start downloading FREE audio books with your Lackawanna County Library Card, click here.

FRIENDS OF THE
SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
VHS SALE

The Friends of the Scranton Public Library are holding a VHS tape sale in the lobby of the Albright Memorial Library. Priced from $1.00-$2.00 per tape.

Monday, December 04, 2006


ALBRIGHT HOLIDAY HOURS

Friday, December 22nd
The Reference Department will close at 3 PM
and the library will close at 4 PM.

Saturday, December 23rd
CLOSED

Sunday, December 24th
CLOSED

Monday, December 25th
CLOSED

For an EXTRA holiday treat,
click here to hear Lou Monte sing
"
Dominick the Italian Christmas Donkey."

The Reference Department wishes you
the warmest and happiest of holiday seasons.

Friday, December 01, 2006


AUTHOR AND FORMER SCRANTON MAYOR DAVID WENZEL
TO HOLD BOOK SIGNING AT ALBRIGHT

Author and former Scranton mayor David Wenzel will be signing copies of his book Scranton's Mayors on Sunday, December 10th at 2 PM at the Albright Memorial Library.

Wenzel's book and the history of Scranton's mayors were recently profiled in Electric City. Click here to read the article.