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Season of Giving: A Library Food Drive!

11/04/2020 @ 10:00am - 12/18/2020 @ 12:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Johnson Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
It's the Season of Giving at the Scranton Memorial Library from Wednesday, Nov. 4 until Friday, December 18, 2020! To help those in need, patrons may bring donations of unexpired, non-perishable food to the library, as well as newly purchas...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Giving Tuesday

All Day
Other
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Giving Tuesday 2020 Together We Give the Gift of Library Services! On December 1, our goal is to raise $2,500, but we can only achieve that together with you. Together with Scranton Library your donation will connect your community to people ...
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.
This event is in the "Elementary (grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Intermediate (grades 4-5)" group.

Take Home Tuesday

10:00am - 4:00pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), 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! Crafts available for pickup between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Children's Table outside the library.   *Supplies limited; first come, first served, no registratio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays

10:30am - 10:45am
Other
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
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 if you'd like us to share them on our media! No registration is required for this program. ...
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.

Outdoor Craftivities

1:00pm - 8:00pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY, STEAM
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Preschool (age 3-5), Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY, STEAM
Event Details:
Stop by the library on Wednesdays from 1 p.m.- 8 p.m. to pick up an exciting Outdoor craftivity. All our activities this month will be wintery, so bundle up! Tune in on Facebook at 2 p.m. and we'll show you how to make the most of your outdoor k...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School (grades 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.

Among Us Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Games
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Middle School (grades 6-8), High School (grades 9-12)
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join our Teen Librarian for a fun night of playing the hit game "Among Us". Help our team repair a derelict spaceship, but watch out, there is an impostor among us! Registrants will be provided discord access to receive login information. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Novels & Nibbles

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, a virtual book club where instead of reading the same book, we come together via Zoom to discuss our current favorites and give each other recommendations. Each week we'll discuss a new literary genre to ex...
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.
This event is in the "Elementary (grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Intermediate (grades 4-5)" group.

Eye Spy in Madison...

All Day
Games
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), Preschool (age 3-5), Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5)
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Starting in October, swing by the Library to pick up your monthly Eye Spy sheet. This fun, easy scavenger hunt will challenge you to find various objects in Madison, whether that's downtown, by the beach, at school, or in your own home!  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft of the Week: DIY Ugly Holiday Sweaters!

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us on Fridays for an all-adult crafternoon! On Thursday between 4 and 8 pm & Friday between 10 am and 8 pm, you can pick up the supplies for a new project in Grab-N-Go bags and then meet on Friday @ 2:30 pm via Zoom to put your craft togethe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pre-Pub Friday!

4:30pm - 4:45pm
Other, Book Clubs
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other, Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us on Fridays on Facebook Live for a preview of soon-to-be published novels & nonfiction! We'll explore upcoming books about timely, topical themes. No registration required! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a holiday-themed wine tasting! Attendees will sample varieties of wine from Rose Vineyards & Winery in North Branford while a representative describes the vintning process and recommends pairings with various holiday delectables. Samp...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sunday Movie Matinee: "Food, Inc."

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

10:00am - 4:00pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), 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! Crafts available for pickup between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Children's Table outside the library.   *Supplies limited; first come, first served, no registratio...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Writers' Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Other, Workshops
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other, Workshops
Registration Required
Event Details:
Meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. 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 cer...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays

10:30am - 10:45am
Other
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
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 if you'd like us to share them on our media! No registration is required for this program. ...
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.

Outdoor Craftivities

1:00pm - 8:00pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY, STEAM
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Preschool (age 3-5), Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY, STEAM
Event Details:
Stop by the library on Wednesdays from 1 p.m.- 8 p.m. to pick up an exciting Outdoor craftivity. All our activities this month will be wintery, so bundle up! Tune in on Facebook at 2 p.m. and we'll show you how to make the most of your outdoor k...
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:
Join us to discuss a great classic of world literature! This month we'll be reading The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. Participants will pick an additional short story by the same author to read & discuss with the group! Registration is requi...
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.

What's Cooking?

1:00pm - 8:00pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Preschool (age 3-5), Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
Stop by the library on Thursday, December 10th from 1 p.m.- 8p.m. to grab the ingredients for a special treat. Then tune in on Facebook at 2 p.m. so we can show you how to make these easy, delicious and festive popcorn balls!   *Supplies l...

Disclaimer(s)

Food allergy warning

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Novels & Nibbles

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, a virtual book club where instead of reading the same book, we come together via Zoom to discuss our current favorites and give each other recommendations. Each week we'll discuss a new literary genre to ex...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft of the Week

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us on Fridays for an all-adult crafternoon! On Thursday between 4 and 8 pm & Friday between 10 am and 8 pm, you can pick up the supplies for a new project in Grab-N-Go bags and then meet on Friday @ 2:30 pm via Zoom to put your craft togethe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pre-Pub Friday!

4:30pm - 4:45pm
Other, Book Clubs
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other, Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us on Fridays on Facebook Live for a preview of soon-to-be published novels & nonfiction! We'll explore upcoming books about timely, topical themes. No registration required! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual Craft Fair

10:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/DIY
Event Details:
Do you have a craft you’d like to share with the community? Looking for the perfect gift for the season? Join us at our first ever Virtual Craft Fair! Share your crafts on Zoom, and see what everyone else is making! We'll collect information to be se...
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies (age 0-2)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (age 3-5)" group.

Winter Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), Preschool (age 3-5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Brrr... it's cold out here! Get cozy, grab some hot chocolate, and join us for a virtual winter storytime. We'll sing, read and rhyme all about the coldest season of the year. ...
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.
This event is in the "Elementary (grades K-3)" group.
This event is in the "Intermediate (grades 4-5)" group.

Take Home Tuesday

10:00am - 4:00pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), 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! Crafts available for pickup between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Children's Table outside the library.   *Supplies limited; first come, first served, no registratio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

International Cooking Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Other
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for our new International Cooking Club! Each third Tuesday of the month we'll experience the cuisine of another country. Everyone will get a chance to pick out a recipe, try it out at home and then compare notes with the other club members vi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Wednesdays

10:30am - 10:45am
Other
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
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 if you'd like us to share them on our media! No registration is required for this program. ...