Wednesday, March 26, 2008

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK EVENT:
MEET THE PUBLISHERS

Tuesday, April 15th
7 PM
Periodicals Room
Reference Department

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APRIL'S SOCRATES CAFE
ON THE 24TH

Albright Memorial Library will present the Socrates Cafe on Thursday, April 24th from 6:30 PM to 9 PM in the Community Room.

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Monday, March 24, 2008

SECRETS REVEALED!
INSIDE THE SCRANTON CULTURAL CENTER
AT THE MASONIC TEMPLE

Tuesday, April 8th
2 PM and 6 PM

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Saturday, March 22, 2008


LIBRARY CARD PIN WILL BE REQUIRED
FOR PATRONS TO ACCESS LIBRARY COMPUTERS
STARTING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26TH

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Monday, March 17, 2008


FRIENDS UPCOMING
Spring Book Sale is upon us.
This, the first book sale of the year, will take place:

Thursday, April 10th; 6:00-8:00pm Sneak Peek*
Saturday, April 12th; 9:00-4:00pm
Sunday, April 13th; 2:00-4:00pm

All Book Sales are held in the
Community Room (Lower Level) of the

Lackawanna Children's Library
520 Vine Street
Scranton, PA. 18509
(Handcapped Accessible)

*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.
MASTER GARDENERS
SPRING SERIES

Thursday, April 10th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

SOCRATES CAFE
Thursday, April 3rd
6:30 PM - 8 PM

A chance to exercise your mind - discuss a topic democratically voted upon that evening. This is very popular and is filling up fast. All sessions are committed to open, respectful philosophical discussion and debate. No prior learning is required. This is free, but reserve your space as it is limited to 25 people.

For reservations, call Laura at 348-3000 ext. 3043.

Monday, March 10, 2008

From the desk of Lackawanna County Library System Administrator Mary Garm:


"Here’s the link to the feature article on the 25th anniversary of the Lackawanna County Library System that appeared in The Sunday Times yesterday. Happy anniversary to all!"

UPDATE 3/26/08: "There is a very flattering editorial in The Sunday Times (March 23, 2008) marking the 25th anniversary of the Lackawanna County Library System. You can see it online by clicking here."

The Reference Room in the Reference Department will be closed the following days and hours:

Thursday, March 13th
9 AM to 12 NOON

Tuesday, March 18th
9 AM to 4 PM

During these hours, computer sessions will be limited to one 30-minute session. Please keep this in mind and plan your computer use accordingly.

Thursday, March 06, 2008


MASONIC MYSTERIES:
A Lecture on Masonic Tradition and Ritual

Wednesday, April 2nd
6 PM
Director's Office
Albright Memorial Library

In Conjunction with
"On The Same Page In Lackawanna County"

Space is Limited.
To Reserve Your Spot, call
348-3000, ext. 3043

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LIBRARY LINK OF THE MONTH
NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

March is National Women's History Month, a time for reexamining and celebrating the wide range of women's contributions and achievements that are too often overlooked in the telling of US history.


The National Women's History Project website provides brochures, press kits, and other excellent ideas for celebrating throughout the month of March.


Tuesday, March 04, 2008


'TIS EASTER!


Albright Memorial Library will be closed Sunday, March 23rd for the Easter holiday!


Enjoy the nostalgic "Thanks, Easter Bunny! BOK-BOK!" M&Ms commercial below.