Drone Days of Summer: Flying High at the Library with Access Aerial

One of our goals here at the Weinberg Memorial Library is to encourage thoughtful exploration of new technologies – we see experimentation as an important part of thinking and learning. Also, sometimes we just like to play with cool new … Continue reading






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Remembering Apollo 11, Honoring Glynn S. Lunney H’71

Today is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, so it seems like a good day to honor NASA flight director Glynn S. Lunney H’71. A native of Old Forge, Lunney graduated from Scranton Prep and studied at the University of Scranton before receiving his B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Detroit.

Check out the full citation for his 1971 honorary doctor of laws degree in our digital collections! If you’re on campus, you can also browse through some newspaper clippings about his appearance and address at undergraduate commencement that year.

Hey! You! Get into our (Dura)Cloud!

The Weinberg Memorial Library’s got a brand new cloud – and unlike Mick Jagger’s, on ours, not even two terabytes are a crowd. Thanks to our new partnership with DuraCloud, the master files from our digital collections are now being preserved in … Continue reading






Celebrating Our Towns: Lackawanna County Centennial Books and Community Histories

Our friends over at the Lackawanna Valley Digital Archives (LVDA) have just announced a new digital collection of local history materials: Celebrating Our Towns—Lackawanna County Centennial Books and Community Histories is a collection of books honoring Lackawanna county towns, townships, … Continue reading






Break a Leg, Players!

It’s opening night for the University of Scranton Players’ production of the musical She Loves Me, with the Weinberg Memorial Library’s own David Hunisch performing the role of Ladislav Sipos and Ian O’Hara playing in the pit. To the entire cast … Continue reading