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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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Spring Story Stroll

All Day 3/1 - 3/31
Other, Storytimes
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), Preschool (age 3-5), Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5), All Ages
Program Type: Other, Storytimes
Event Details:
Stop by the library building for a story stroll this March to celebrate the beginning of spring! Stroll along and read from our picture book panels, starting at the front doors facing Boston Post Rd. and ending on the Wall Street side of the building...
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.
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:
"A death curse has befallen everyone who's been raised from the dead. Its victims are rotting away, and all efforts to reverse the decay have failed. The souls of the dead are being stolen one by one and trapped inside a necromantic artifact. Only...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sunday Movie Matinee: "93Queen"

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.

Little Readers Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Sing, rhyme, read and play on Monday mornings on Facebook Live. This storytime is best for babies and toddlers ages 0-2.   ...
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 winter! Books, movement and rhymes for ages 3-5. Help your preschoolers develop their pre-reading skills through this fun, half-hour program. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Night Meditation

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Other
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Meditation is a wonderful technique used to reduce stress and anxiety. We all know that the uncertain times we are living right now are creating even more stress and anxiety and everyone is very much in need of taking time to relax. Mindfulness ...
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 - 5:00pm
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! Stop by the Children's Table in the vestibule to pick up a craft.   *Supplies limited; first come, first served, no registration required. ...
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.

Toddler Tango

10:30am - 11:00am
Music
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), Preschool (age 3-5)
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Event Details:
Rock out with your toddler in this 30 minute music and movement class for children ages 1-3. A link to a recording of this session will be provided for anyone who registers that is unable to attend live. Attendees will not be shown in the recording.&...
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School (grades 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.

Chess Class

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Games
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Elementary (grades K-3), Intermediate (grades 4-5), Teens, Middle School (grades 6-8), High School (grades 9-12)
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Want to learn more about chess and the strategy behind it? Brian and Jack, DHHS students and excellent chess players, will be available for players seeking instruction and advice. Any students grades 1 to 12 welcome! ...
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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Scranton Talks is Scranton Library's official podcast hosted by Librarians Colin Welch and Myla Perrelli. In each episode of Scranton Talks, Colin and Myla talk with a member of the community about a topic they are passionate about to conne...
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Eager to find out more about your Irish ancestors? Join Bryna O’Sullivan, an expert genealogist with experience tracing complex lineages across centuries and continents, while she helps you locate your own family members in the greatest waves of Iris...
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 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 explore unch...
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: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2), Preschool (age 3-5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Put on your pjs and join us for a bedtime story on Facebook Live. Shake all those sillies out before bed, listen to a story or two, and don't forget to bring your favorite stuffed friend! Tune in on Facebook on Thursdays at 6 p.m. ...
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adulting 101: Under the Hood

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lectures
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Middle School (grades 6-8), High School (grades 9-12), Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Event Details:
Like it or not, owning or leasing a car is a necessity for modern life. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to basic car care maintenance.  Learn some basic DIY maintenance work you can do to save time and money from AA...
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.

Virtual Trading Card Game Night

6:00pm - 8:00pm
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 Colin, our Teen Librarian, for a night of planeswalking, spell slinging, and summoning legendary creatures! Magic the Gathering: Arena is free software you can download to your computer that allows you to play Magic the Gathering virtually! Sign...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Peek-A-Book

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Book Clubs
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Want a sneak peek to books coming to a shelf near you? Join Ms. Lydia and Ms. Myla while they talk about their favorite brand new books, available at the Scranton Library! Join us every Friday at noon to hear about a new children's book that's hot of...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft of the Week: DIY Irish Felt Gnomes!

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Arts & Crafts/DIY
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: 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 2 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.

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.

Little Readers Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Babies (age 0-2)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Sing, rhyme, read and play on Monday mornings on Facebook Live. This storytime is best for babies and toddlers ages 0-2.   ...
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 winter! Books, movement and rhymes for ages 3-5. Help your preschoolers develop their pre-reading skills through this fun, half-hour program. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Night Meditation

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Other
Registration
Library Branch: Scranton Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Meditation is a wonderful technique used to reduce stress and anxiety. We all know that the uncertain times we are living right now are creating even more stress and anxiety and everyone is very much in need of taking time to relax. Mindfulness ...