Sunday, March 15, 2015

Library Express

Library Express is a branch of the Lackawanna County Library System AND a new and used bookstore located at the Mall at Steamtown on the second floor! At Library Express you will find books to purchase, along with books, DVDs, and audio books to borrow. Stop by to peruse our shelves, use our public computers, relax in our comfy seating area, attend various events for adults or children, purchase great gifts like library mugs and tote bags, or sign up for a library card. There is free parking at the mall. Stop by and check us out!

Store Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am-8pm
: 10am-8pm
 Thursday: 10am-8pm
: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm

First Friday Extended Hours: 10am-8pm

Call us at 570-558-1670!
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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Save the Date!

Save the date for our 5th annual Swingin’ On Vine!  Swingin' On Vine for the Albright Memorial Library is a block party that takes place in front of the Library on the 500 block on Vine St. in downtown Scranton.  

This year's event is on Friday, May 23, 2014 from 5-8pm and all proceeds benefit the Library. There will be food, music, drinks and raffles for $15 in advance and $20 at the door for this 21+ fundraiser.  

Friday, February 28, 2014

2013 Reader's Choice Awards

Thank you to our Voters

Thanks to your votes, Library Express was voted
in the Scranton Times 2013 Reader's Choice Awards!
We are honored to be recognized by our patrons in this way.

Haven't been to Library Express?
Stop in and see what we are all about!

Thursday, February 27, 2014

April Events @ Library Express

Stop by Library Express this month for some great events!

To register for events, please click here
For more information, please call 570-558-1670. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Teen Reading Lounge @ Library Express!

TRL is much more than a book discussion!!
Learn about dreams! 
Make a TV commercial! 
Art projects!

April 22—Maximum Ride by James Patterson
May 6 – Maximum Ride
May 20 – Wrap-up party

For teens in 7th-12th grades  
For more info or to register call Anna at 570-348-3000, ext. 3041 
or Maureen at 570-815-1280.

Teen Reading Lounge is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, supported by the National Endow-ment for the Humanities and by federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds administered by the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries. 

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Scranton Game Group @ Library Express!

Looking for a new hobby? 

Do you like strategy, intrigue, and having fun? 

If so, check out the Scranton Game Group!

The Scranton Game Group will meet every other Saturday at Library Express beginning at 10:30AM.

Upcoming Meetings
April 12th
April 26th

For more information, please call 570-558-1670 or email

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Upcoming Event: Crafty Kids Club

This month the Crafty Kids Club will be busy making crafts at Library Express!

Interested in coming?

Club activities are free of charge, and fun to do!

Bring a friend and stop by to have some fun.

April 19 - Easter Egg
April 26 - Earth Day

No need to register, just stop by and get crafty!

Monday, December 30, 2013

Scranton Shutterbugz

Interested in photography? 
Stop by Library Express to socialize with other photographers!

Each month, the Scranton Shutterbugz meet at 
Library Express to share work and 
insight to the art of photography.

New members are always welcome and encouraged to join!

Thursday, April 17th
Thursday, May 15th


For more information, please call 570-558-1670

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Upcoming Event: Therapy Dog Visit!

Join us again this month as we visit with the Tail Waggin’ Tutors!

The Tail Waggin’ Tutors are a group of certified Therapy Dogs who love to hear children read. The goal of this program is to create a relaxed and “dog-friendly” atmosphere, which allows children to practice the skill of reading. Help maintain and improve your child’s reading skills after school!

This program will help your child:
- Build Confidence Reading in Front of Peers
- Conquer Fear of Being Judged while Reading Aloud
- Associate Reading with a Pleasant Experience
- Improve Oral Reading Skills

Thursday, April 24th at 6:30PM
Thursday, May 29th at 6:30PM 

This program is for children who are reading independently.

To register, please call 570-558-1670.

“Paws to Read” is affiliated with TDI's "Children's Reading to Dogs Program". Therapy Dogs International, Inc. (TDI) is a volunteer group organized to provide qualified handlers and their therapy dogs for visitation in a variety of settings. We are honored to work with our friends—TDI Chapter 254!

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Upcoming Event: LEGO Club

Join us for LEGO Club at Library Express!
Test your skills in a LEGO design challenge
and enjoy a time of free building.
We have plenty of Legos here, so just stop by and have fun.

LEGO Club is open to children of all ages.
Bring your library card to check out books
and be entered to win a prize!

Saturday, April 12th