You can sign up to attend by: calling (570) 348-3000, stopping by the Circulation Desk, or clicking here to register online.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Meet Bestselling Author Judith Miller @ Book Discussion & Signing Sunday, September 27th, 2:30-4:30 PM
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
For more information on having our library proctor your test, click on the images above for complete information on our policies and guidelines regarding proctoring.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th, 2009
BUS DEPARTS ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY AT 6:30 AM
BUS RETURNS TO LIBRARY AT APPROX. 10 PM
($20 DEPOSIT IN ADVANCE)
In conjunction with this year’s Scranton Reads selection, Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, Albright Memorial Library is hosting a bus trip to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC on Saturday, October 24th. The day with also include free time to explore other DC museums on your own.
For complete information and itinerary for the trip, please click on the images above.
For more information, please contact Laura Hendricks at (570) 348-3000, x3043
For more information on The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, please visit their website at www.thewall-usa.com
Monday, August 10, 2009
Dan Brown and the Conflict Between the Catholic Church and Science" Wednesday, September 2nd, 7-9 PM in Periodicals Room
"DAN BROWN AND THE
CONFLICTS BETWEEN THE
CATHOLIC CHURCH AND SCIENCE"
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND
7 PM - 9 PM
Prof. Eric Plumer, Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Scranton, will honor us with a lecture on the works of Dan Brown. In 2005, Plumer presented at the library on The Da Vinci Code, which was very informative and successful. This talk will cover one of the major themes of Dan Brown's Angels and Demons--controversies surrounding the Catholic Church and science today. He will also have copies of his new book available, The Catholic Church and American Culture Why the Claims of Dan Brown Strike a Chord.
We expect a full house, so make your reservations early for this thought provoking lecture.
You can sign up online to attend by clicking here or by phone by calling (570) 348-3000.
UPDATE WED 9/2: This program has been postponed. Please check back for a rescheduled date. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Thursday, August 06, 2009
Like many of you out there, my colleagues and I rely heavily on many social networking sites (such as Twitter and FaceBook) in both our work and personal lives. But what happens, like today, when these sites seem to be down for extended periods of time? Furthermore, is it just MY computer or is it the entire site?
My groovy colleague Sheli from Tech Services found a website that will answer this question. Simply go to www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com, type in the site you want to check (everything from social networking sites to general websites like Google), and the site will tell you what you will (or, unfortunately like today, may NOT) want to hear.
The "Heritage Explorer Train" will be back on Saturday, August 22, 2009, with an excursion to Carbondale's Pioneer Nights festival. The festival will feature a parade at 12:30 p.m., a scavenger hunt, live entertainment, plenty of traditional picnic food, and children's activities. Ride the rails for an old-fashioned, fun-filled day for the whole family!
I T I N E R A R Y
9:30 a.m. Boarding begins at Steamtown National Historic Site
10:00 a.m. Train departs from Steamtown National Historic Site
11:45 a.m. Train arrives at Carbondale Train Station
12:30 p.m. Pioneer Nights Parade
2:15 p.m. Boarding begins in Carbondale
2:30 p.m. Train departs Carbondale Station
4:00 p.m. Train arrives at Steamtown National Historic Site
T I C K E T S
Children 12 and under - FREE!
Adults - $5.00 each
Seniors - $4.00 each
All passengers, including children, must have a ticket to ride the train.
R E S E R V A T I O N S
Tickets are available beginning Wednesday, August 5th at all Lackawanna County Libraries. Seating is limited, and tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. They are going fast, so get yours today!
S H U T T L E B U S
To accommodate passengers from the Mid- and Upper Valley who want to ride the train from Steamtown National Historic Site, a free shuttle bus will be available from Carbondale to Scranton. The bus will depart promptly at 9:00 a.m. from the Carbondale Train Station on River Street in Carbondale. It will arrive at Steamtown National Historic Site in time for passengers to board the Heritage Explorer Train. There is no charge for this shuttle service, but passengers must reserve their seat on the bus when they obtain their train tickets from their local library.
I N F O R M A T I O N
Contact Sarah Piccini, Program Manager at the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, at (570) 963-6730 x8227 or spiccini@LHVA.org.
Tuesday, August 04, 2009
To learn more about Labor Day, click here.
Computers will still available to the public in the Reference Room during that time until regular Friday closing time at 5:30 PM.
Monday, August 03, 2009
This collaborative event will feature hands on interactive projects, crafts, face-painting, games, raffles and live musical performances. This year will highlight fossils, dinosaurs, and creativity focusing on the libraries summer theme Be Creative at Your Library and the Everhart's summer exhibition Ancient Microworlds.
No reservations required. Activities are FREE and suitable for all ages.
For more information, contact the Everhart Museum at 570-346-7186 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org