Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type
Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (age 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Intermediate (grades 4-5)" group.

Take Home Tuesday

All Day
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Children’s Library
Age Group: Children, Preschool (age 3-5), Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
We'll provide the materials, you take it home and make the craft! Call anytime between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to set up a time to pick up your craft at the library. Our number is 203.245.8722.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (age 3-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Intermediate (grades 4-5)" group.

Family Time Out

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Workshops
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Preschool (age 3-5), Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5)
Program Type: Workshops
Event Details:
Do you and your family need a little time out from this crazy new normal? We invite you and your child to learn about mindfulness and the easy ways in which you can incorporate it into your daily life through hands on activities. For children ages 3 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Writers' Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Workshops
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Event Details:
Are you interested in writing but don't know where to begin? Join our virtual writers' group to get yourself started! Each online session, we'll write a response to a certain prompt and then share what we wrote. You may also present your independent ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays!

8:15am - 8:30am
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, High School (grades 9-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
Each week on Facebook Live, we will present a creative writing prompt for you to respond to! Please submit your pieces to info@scrantonlibrary.org for our continuing creative writing project.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (age 3-5)" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Preschool (age 3-5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Preschool storytime is at the library this summer! Books, movement and rhymes for ages 3-5. Help your preschoolers develop their pre-reading skills through this fun, half-hour program. Only on Facebook Live on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.  Tune i...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Intermediate (grades 4-5)" group.
This event is in the "Middle School (grades 6-8)" group.

The Nutmeg Club

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Book Clubs
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5), Middle School (grades 6-8)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Were you ever the new kid in school like Jordan in our next Nutmeg Club book pick? Have you ever experienced the kind of culture shock that Jordan did, or have you ever felt like the odd one out? Let's talk about it during this week's Nutmeg Club! We...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Looking for social and cultural engagement during quarantine? Join us on Wednesday, August 12th at 7 pm to discuss The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois. It is a seminal work in the history of sociology and a cornerstone of Afric...
This event is in the "Elementary (grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Intermediate (grades 4-5)" group.
This event is in the "Middle School (grades 6-8)" group.

Books & Baking

11:00am - 11:15am
Arts & Crafts/DIY, Book Clubs
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5), Middle School (grades 6-8)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY, Book Clubs
Event Details:
Did you know that some of your favorite books have inspired recipes? Watch and learn how to make things like Butterbeer from Harry Potter or Percy Jackson's ambrosia! New recipes and books every week. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food allergy warning

Food will be served at this program and potential allergens could be included.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies (age 0-2)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (age 3-5)" group.

Bedtime Stories

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Storytimes
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), Preschool (age 3-5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Put on your pjs and come to an evening storytime at the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library. Shake all those sillies out before bed, listen to a story or two, and don't forget to bring your favorite stuffed friend! This is a free, drop-in event. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Research: Using the US Census

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Workshops
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Event Details:
Have you always wanted to learn more about your family’s history but didn’t know where to start? The U.S. census is one of the first sources you’ll need to explore. Taken every ten years since 1790, it allows you to trace your family over the decades...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Making Magic with Ed Popielarczyk

9:00am - 9:15am
Performances
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Performances
Event Details:
We'll post a new video from Ed every Friday. Learn how he does his famous magic tricks, and practice at home. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Book Chat!

11:15am - 11:30am
Book Clubs
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook Live for a discussion of recently published novels & nonfiction! We'll explore books about timely topics and the most intriguing social issues of our day, as well as a variety of genres, writing styles, themes, formats an...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sunday Movie Matinee!

10:00am - 11:00am
Movies
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us on Sundays at 10 am for a virtual movie discussion! Each week we'll announce a new film choice from Kanopy, a free streaming service accessible with your library card; you can then watch the movie at your leisure and participate in the d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Writers' Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Workshops
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Event Details:
Are you interested in writing but don't know where to begin? Join our virtual writers' group to get yourself started! Each online session, we'll write a response to a certain prompt and then share what we wrote. You may also present your independent ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays!

8:15am - 8:30am
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, High School (grades 9-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
Each week on Facebook Live, we will present a creative writing prompt for you to respond to! Please submit your pieces to info@scrantonlibrary.org for our continuing creative writing project.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Trivia Night!

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Games
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Looking for some brainy summer fun? Come and join us for a virtual trivia night! You can join in the game right from the comfort of your home computer. There will be four rounds of eight questions each; the total running time will be about an ho...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Novels & Nibbles: Gothic Romance

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Clubs
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for Novels & Nibbles this week where we will be discussing Gothic Romance! This thrilling, suspenseful and heart-thumping genre includes perennial favorites such as Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier and Jane ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Book Chat!

11:15am - 11:30am
Book Clubs
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook Live for a discussion of recently published novels & nonfiction! We'll explore books about timely topics and the most intriguing social issues of our day, as well as a variety of genres, writing styles, themes, formats an...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sunday Movie Matinee!

10:00am - 11:00am
Movies
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us on Sundays at 10 am for a virtual movie discussion! Each week we'll announce a new film choice from Kanopy, a free streaming service accessible with your library card; you can then watch the movie at your leisure and participate in the d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Writers' Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Workshops
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Event Details:
Are you interested in writing but don't know where to begin? Join our virtual writers' group to get yourself started! Each online session, we'll write a response to a certain prompt and then share what we wrote. You may also present your independent ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays!

8:15am - 8:30am
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, High School (grades 9-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
Each week on Facebook Live, we will present a creative writing prompt for you to respond to! Please submit your pieces to info@scrantonlibrary.org for our continuing creative writing project.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Novels & Nibbles: Dystopian Fiction

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Clubs
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Looking for some intelligent interaction during this time of social distancing? Join us for Novels & Nibbles, a virtual book club where instead of reading the same book, we come together via Zoom to discuss our current favorites and give each oth...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Book Chat!

11:15am - 11:30am
Book Clubs
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook Live for a discussion of recently published novels & nonfiction! We'll explore books about timely topics and the most intriguing social issues of our day, as well as a variety of genres, writing styles, themes, formats an...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sunday Movie Matinee!

10:00am - 11:00am
Movies
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us on Sundays at 10 am for a virtual movie discussion! Each week we'll announce a new film choice from Kanopy, a free streaming service accessible with your library card; you can then watch the movie at your leisure and participate in the d...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays!

8:15am - 8:30am
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, High School (grades 9-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
Each week on Facebook Live, we will present a creative writing prompt for you to respond to! Please submit your pieces to info@scrantonlibrary.org for our continuing creative writing project.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays!

8:15am - 8:30am
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, High School (grades 9-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
Each week on Facebook Live, we will present a creative writing prompt for you to respond to! Please submit your pieces to info@scrantonlibrary.org for our continuing creative writing project.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays!

8:15am - 8:30am
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, High School (grades 9-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
Each week on Facebook Live, we will present a creative writing prompt for you to respond to! Please submit your pieces to info@scrantonlibrary.org for our continuing creative writing project.  ...