Wednesday, November 30, 2011

"Sweet on the Albright" Library Fundraiser Now Accepts Paypal

Please help the Albright Memorial Library in these difficult times by purchasing a delicious one pound box of Gertrude Hawk candy.

The assorted chocolate is in a beautiful commemorative box featuring the Albright Memorial Library with original artwork by Austin Burke.

Available for pick up at the Albright Memorial Library, The Lackawanna County Children's Library, the Nancy Kay Holmes Branch in Green Ridge, or Library Express (2nd floor at The mall at Steamtown).

Shipping PA only. Please contact for shipping costs outside PA.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Black Friday Sale At Library Express November 25th; New Holiday Hours

Black Friday Sale at Library Express.

Friday, November 25th
Located at the Mall @ Steamtown
2nd Floor (across from Kay Jewelers)

Click HERE to print a coupon

New at Library Express:
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever-10% off
Magic Tree House: Dogs in the Dead of Night-10% off

Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich-25% off with LCLS Library Card

11/22/63 by Stephen King-25% off with LCLS Library Card

Gabby: A Story of Hope by Gabrielle Giffords-25% off with LCLS Library Card

New New Rules by Bill Maher-25% off with LCLS Library Card

Holiday Hours Starting
Saturday, November 26th

Wednesdays & Thursdays,
11 AM - 8 PM

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
11 AM - 5 PM

Phone: (570) 558-1670

Be Sweet On The Albright This Holiday Season! Library Holiday Fundraiser Now in Progress!

The 2011 holiday season is the perfect opportunity to be "Sweet on the Albright" and show your support for Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children's Library, and the Nancy Kay Holmes Library in Green Ridge.

Through the holiday season, your library will be offering Special Edition boxes of Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, featuring original artwork by Austin Burke. Posters of the Burke artwork of Albright Memorial Library are also for sale:

1 Pound Box of Special Edition
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates:

Austin Burke Poster:

Candy AND Poster:

Candy and posters are available for purchase at Albright Memorial Library, Lackawanna County Children's Library, Nancy Kay Holmes Branch, or Library Express (2nd Floor at The Mall At Steamtown).

Cash, personal checks/money orders and credit cards are accepted.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Socrates Cafe Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30 PM in Community Room

6:30 PM - 8 PM

Note: This event is handicapped accessible.

This thought provoking discussion group has been in place for over three years at Albright Memorial Library. You are welcome to come and check it out. A variety of people raise questions and respectfully listen to one another discuss a topic chosen that evening. No previous learning is required.

Reservations are required. If you would like to attend, please call (570) 348-3000.

Introducing Lackawanna Valley Digital Archives

November 18, 2011 saw the unveiling of the Lackawanna Valley Digital Archives, hosted by Scranton Public Library. This archive shows history of the Lackawanna Valley as told through books, photographs, maps, videos, and other items.

Go Lackawanna devoted this month's 500 Vine to the digital archive. Click here to read the article.

Click on the images above to visit the Lackawanna Valley Digital Archives, or go to

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Reference Department Closing at 4:30 PM Friday, November 18th

The Reference Department will be closing at 4:30 PM this Friday, November 18th; the Periodicals Room will close at 3 PM the same day.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Holiday Hours For Thanksgiving Holiday

Albright Memorial Library will close at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 23rd (Thanksgiving Eve).

The library will be closed all day Thursday, November 24th for Thanksgiving.

We will reopen on Friday, November 25th at 9 AM.

Albright Memorial Library wishes you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving.