Monday, June 30, 2008

SOCRATES CAFE
JULY 10TH & JULY 31ST

6:30 PM - 8 PM

To register, call Laura at 348-3000, ext. 3043

Saturday, June 28, 2008

HARRY POTTER'S
BIRTHDAY PARTY

Sunday, July 27th
2 PM - 4 PM
Scranton Cultural Center

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

DIGITAL TV CONVERSION:
CONFUSED?

Wednesday, July 9th
6:30 PM
Community Room

On February 17, 2009, federal law requires that all full-power television broadcast stations stop broadcasting in analog format and broadcast only in digital format. This program will give out helpful/informative papers on the subject, show you what a converter box is, how to get the coupon for a discount in buying one and give a demo of DTV.

Reservations to attend can be made at 348-3000 ext. 3043.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
WILL BE CLOSED
FRIDAY, JULY 4TH
TO CELEBRATE
INDEPENDENCE DAY
BOOK TALK:
ARNINE CUMSKY WEISS'S
THE UNDEFEATED

TUESDAY, JULY 1ST
7 PM
DIRECTOR'S OFFICE

The Undefeated, a novel by career interpreter and local author Arnine Cumsky Weiss, is a coming-of-age story of two young men set in northeastern Pennsylvania during the turbulent times of the civil rights movement. The book focuses on friendship and loyalty as each young man finds himself faced with adversity.

Arnine will be here to talk about her new book and sign copies.

Reservations to attend can be made at 348-3000 ext. 3043.

Monday, June 09, 2008

PENNSYLVANIANS FOR ALTERNATIVES
TO THE DEATH PENALTY:
PRESENTATION AND FILM

Monday, June 30th
7 PM
Community Room
(Basement of Children's Library)

Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, a newly formed group in the Scranton area, will host an evening presenting their point-of-view and a film.

Reservations to attend can be made by calling (570) 348-3000, ext. 3043.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

SOCRATES CAFE

THURSDAY, JUNE 12TH
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
PERIODICALS ROOM
REFERENCE DEPARTMENT

The Albright Memorial Library is proud to host the June edition of The Socrates Cafe, the widely popular philosophy discussion forum. Prof. Phil Jenkins from Marywood University will be the facilitator. Each gathering brings together people from all walks of life and experiences to raise questions, listen to, and discuss a topic chosen by the group that evening.

Socrates--the Greek philosopher after whom the group is named -- exhorted his students to "follow the argument wherever it leads." All sessions are committed to open, respectful philosophical discussion and debate. No prior learning is required.

The Socrates Cafe is free, but please call Laura Hendricks at 348-3000 ext. 3043 to reserve your space as it is limited to 25 people.

Monday, June 02, 2008

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AN OLD-FASHIONED
SUNDAY IN THE PARK

Sunday, June 22nd
Nay Aug Park
12 NOON - 4 PM

Your Lackawanna County Library Card will allow you FREE access to this "old-fashioned" Sunday in the Park.

There will be music, storytelling, crafts, magic, face painting, giveaways and much more for children and adults to enjoy.

Don't have a library card? Click here to register for yours today.

www.nayaugpark.org

LIBRARY LINK OF THE MONTH
LIVEMOCHA

July's Library Link of the Month was recommended by Marie Crispino, Head of Public Services at Albright Memorial Library. It's a FREE multilingual social networking site that focuses on learning new languages--it's called LiveMocha.

LiveMocha is an interactive online community that includes lessons, a diverse community, chat and motivational tools to keep you on track in learning a language or two.