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The Scranton Public Library will be celebrating 125 years of service during its Swingin’ on Vine block party and fundraiser on Friday, May 25, 2018 from 5-8 PM. The Scranton Public Library first opened its doors to the people of Scranton and Lackawanna County on June 1, 1893....

Read about the scanathon held in Scranton!  A table top Scribe station, on loan from the State Library, helped in the effort. ...

Efforts to make digital collections held by Pennsylvania libraries, museums, and related cultural heritage organizations widely and freely available via the web are underway.  In August 2014, a state-wide group of library leaders from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries/the State...