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Friday July 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM SOUTH BRANCH- How to be a Hero Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us at our SOUTH BRANCH to do a How to be a Hero word search! A nutritious snack for school aged children is available every day the branch is open from 3:00 to 4:00. The South Branch is located at 2 Airy Street, Wilkes-Barre. For questions or reservations please call 570-823-5544.
 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM Friday Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

July is a Time to Celebrate Real Life Heroes! Showing: The Messenger: Joan of Arc (1999). An adolescent girl is the recipient of a vision that spurs her to rid France of its foreign oppressors. Starring Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, and Rab Affleck. Popcorn will be provided!

Movies sponsored by Clayton & Theresa Karambelas

 

Monday July 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Toddler Storytime Registration Begins Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Registration for Toddler Storytime (ages 2 to 3 1/2) begins today.

Storytimes are:

Mondays, July 13-August 3 from 6:30-7:00 p.m.

Tuesdays, July 14-August 4 from 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Tuesdays, July 14-August 4  from 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Please call the Youth Services desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217 to register or with any questions.

 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM Doctor Who Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come celebrate everyone's favorite time traveling Time Lord! Join us for a craft, film, and costume contest. All ages welcome, for questions or reservations please call 570-821-1959.

 

Tuesday July 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Smart Phone and Other Mobile Device Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Questions about your Smart Phone or other mobile electronic device? Make an appointment for one-on-one training on your own device. Appointments are available for Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please call 570-821-1959 for details or to make an appointment.

 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM WB Firemen & Firetruck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meet real Wilkes-Barre firemen as they present and explain the tools of their trade. Learn the different parts of the fire truck and about what it takes to make it in this demanding profession. For more information or to make a reservation please call 570-821-1959.

 

Wednesday July 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Wednesday Teen Night: Outdoor Superhero Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our weekly teen night out on the library lawn! This week watch a movie on the projection screen and enjoy a snack. FREE, for ages 12-18. For reservations or questions please call 570-821-1959.

 

Thursday July 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Super Heroes of Invention Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Luzerne County Library System Every Hero has a Story Summer Reading Club presents Super Heroes of Invention! This is a special free program for all summer reading club members and will be held in the Holy Redeemer High School auditorium, 159 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre, PA. You will explore the world of inventions and the heroes that invented or discovered them with field paleontologists Mike and Roberta Straka. See the skull of a real Triceratops and learn how it was discovered. Find out who Archimedes was, as well as many other super hero inventors, and see experiments to demonstrate each invention or discovery. Be a part of the “What’s That Invention Game Show”! 

Free parking is available in the lot next to the school. Funds for this program were provided by The Yudichak Family Fund of the Luzerne Foundation. Please call the Youth Services desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217 to make a make reservation.

 

 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen Library Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Teen Library Council will meet today in the Reading Room. For reservations or information please call 570-821-1959.

 

 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Smart Phone and Other Mobile Device Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Questions about your Smart Phone or other mobile electronic device? Make an appointment for one-on-one training on your own device. Appointments are available for Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please call 570-821-1959 for details or to make an appointment.

 

 
misc_none 6:30 PM Socrates Café Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Socrates Café discussion group meets monthly to discuss, raise questions, and share opinions in an environment of open, respectful communication. The topic will be chosen by the group that evening. Free and open to the public; coffee will be served.

 

Friday July 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Friday Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

July is a Time to Celebrate Real Life Heroes! Showing: Chariots of Fire (1981). The film recounts the story of two British track athletes of differing faiths competing in the 1924 Olympics. Starring Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, and Nicholas Farrell. Popcorn will be provided!

Movies sponsored by Clayton & Theresa Karambelas

 

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Saturday July 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM ONE MORE ROW: Knit & Crochet Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn, Share, & Knit or Crochet! Bring your yarn and knitting needles or crochet hooks to this FREE gathering. Beginners and all ages are welcome. Light refreshments will be available!

 

Monday July 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

Tuesday July 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM Special Movie Event- To Kill a Mockingbird Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In celebration of Harper Lee's new release, Go Set a Watchman, join us in watching the 1962 film adaptation of her classic To Kill a Mockingbird in which Attorney Atticus Finch defends in court an African American man in the Depression-era South. FREE with light refreshments.

 

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Smart Phone and Other Mobile Device Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Questions about your Smart Phone or other mobile electronic device? Make an appointment for one-on-one training on your own device. Appointments are available for Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please call 570-821-1959 for details or to make an appointment.

 

Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Wednesday Teen Night: Mod Podge Comic Canvas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our weekly teen night in our Reading Room! This week make your very own collage comic canvas using Mod Podge and have a snack. FREE, for ages 12-18. For reservations or questions please call 570-821-1959.

 

Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Smart Phone and Other Mobile Device Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Questions about your Smart Phone or other mobile electronic device? Make an appointment for one-on-one training on your own device. Appointments are available for Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please call 570-821-1959 for details or to make an appointment.

 

 
misc_none 6:30 PM NORTH BRANCH- Franklin Street Sleuths Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our monthly mystery discussion as we talk about Rose Genova's Murder and Marinara. Popular whodunit author Victoria Rienzi is taking a break from penning her bestsellers to help out at her family's Jersey Shore restaurant. But when Victoria serves what turns out to be a reality TV producer's last meal, her vacation is cut short as she uses all her sleuthing skills to catch the killer. Copies of the book are available for $2 at the Osterhout Free Library Central location at 71 South Franklin St. in Wilkes Barre. The discussion will be held at the NORTH BRANCH, located at 28 Oliver St., Wilkes Barre. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the main library at 570-821-1959 or the north branch at 570-822-4660.

 

Friday July 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Friday Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

July is a Time to Celebrate Real Life Heroes! Showing: Inherit the Wind (1960). Based on the 1925 court case brought against a science school teacher who taught evolution. Starring Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, and Gene Kelly. Popcorn will be provided!

Movies sponsored by Clayton & Theresa Karambelas

 

 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Third Friday Wilkes-Barre Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate the local art and history of Wilkes-Barre! Take a walking tour of our permanent art collection here in the library. Free refreshments will be provided. Special guest TBA. For more information about Third Friday please visit www.thirdfridaywb.com

 

Monday July 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

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Tuesday July 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Wednesday Teen Night: Summer Reading Finisher's Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This week is a party celebrating those who have participated in the Summer Reading Challenge. If you joined the Teen Summer Reading Program you will receive an invitation. For ages 12-18. To sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Program or for questions please call 570-821-1959.

 

Friday July 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Friday Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

July is a Time to Celebrate Real Life Heroes! Showing: The Miracle Worker (1962). This film shares the story of Anne Sullivan as she teaches a blind and deaf Helen Keller to communicate. Starring Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, and Victor Jory. Popcorn will be provided!

Movies sponsored by Clayton & Theresa Karambelas.

 

Saturday July 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM ONE MORE ROW: Knit & Crochet Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn, Share, & Knit or Crochet! Bring your yarn and knitting needles or crochet hooks to this FREE gathering. Beginners and all ages are welcome. Light refreshments will be available!

 

Monday July 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Toddler Storytime! For ages 2 to 3 1/2, registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at (570) 823-0156 ext. 217.

 

 
misc_none 6:30 PM Trivia Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have fun showing off your trivia aptitude and win a prize! FREE with light refreshments.

 

Wednesday July 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM No Teen Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

There will be no Teen Night this week.

 

Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Gabbin' About Books Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to our new open-ended book discussion! Learn about new titles and genres and expand your overall reading experience! FREE with light snacks provided.
 

 

Friday July 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Friday Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

July is a Time to Celebrate Real Life Heroes! Showing: Stand and Deliver (1988). Jaime Escalante is a high school teacher who uses unconventional teaching technics to become an inspiration to his dropout prone students. Starring Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, and Mark Phelan.  Popcorn will be provided!

Movies sponsored by Clayton & Theresa Karambelas.

 

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Friday August 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Brewsterhout Rooftop Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Please join us for our Brewsterhout Rooftop Party, benefiting the Osterhout Free Library! This unique, annual fundraiser atop the Intermodal Center is back for the 7th year. Ticket includes adult beverages, food samples from local restaurants and entertainment. Cost is $20 before and $25 at the door. Contact Chris Kelly (Core '09) at 570-823-0156 ext. 218 with questions and for sponsorship oppurtunities. Must be 21 to enter. Free parking inside the Intermodal Center. Tickets will soon be available at all Osterhout Free Library branches.

 

Saturday August 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM Author Appearance- Eleanor Kuhns Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us as we welcome author Eleanor Kuhns and discuss her debut book A Simple Murder. The first novel in the William Rees Mysteries Series, Ms. Kuhns won the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America’s 2011 First Crime Novel Competition for this title. Refreshments will be provided. For reservations or questions please call 570-812-1959.

 

Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Socrates Café Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Socrates Café discussion group meets monthly to discuss, raise questions, and share opinions in an environment of open, respectful communication. The topic will be chosen by the group that evening. Free and open to the public; coffee will be served.

 

Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Graphic Novel Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us as we discuss the graphic novel adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's modern classic The Kite Runner. This work follows the lives of two Afghan boys as they grow up in the midst of tumultuous events in war torn Kabul. Refreshments will be provided. For more information or to make a reservation please call 570-821-1959.

 

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