ICS Exhibit Reception

On Tuesday, November 3 at 6pm the Weinberg Memorial Library will hostĀ a reception for “We Teach Wherever the Mails Reach,” an exhibit celebratingĀ the 125th anniversary of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton (ICS). This event is free and open to … Continue reading






Library Exhibit: 125th Anniversary of the International Correspondence Schools (ICS)

The International Correspondence Schools of Scranton, Pennsylvania grew out of a question and answer column written by Thomas J. Foster, publisher of Colliery Engineer and Metal Miner. In 1885, Pennsylvania passed a Mine Safety Act, which required miners and inspectors … Continue reading






Happy Birthday, Scranton: Kickoff to the 150th Anniversary Celebration

Tomorrow morning at 9:15 am, the City of Scranton will kick off its year-long Sesquicentennial Anniversary Celebration. Scranton was incorporated as a city on April 23, 1866, so next spring (April 23, 2016) will be the city’s 150th birthday. While … Continue reading