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THIS WEEK: March 7 to 13, 2014

Agatha Christie Book Group, a discussion of “A Pocketful of Rye.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 1 p.m. Sunday. 570-829-4210.


Writing a Novel: A Personal Journey, with local author Jeanne Moran, who shares her experiences in publishing her historical-fiction novel “Risking Exposure.” Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Sunday. Free. 570-996-1500.


Laflin Book Discussion Group, a brief meeting and distribution of “Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle.” Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road. 7 p.m. Tuesday. New members welcome. 570-654-3323.


Wyoming County Reads, the final book discussion of “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne and “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini. Tunkhannock Public Library, 220 W. Tioga St. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Free. 570-996-1500.


Russian Book Group, a discussion of “The Shooting Party” by Anton Chekhov. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Wednesday. 570-829-4210.


Book Discussion, of “My Beloved World” by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Noon on Thursday. 570-824-4646.


Everhart Reads, a discussion of “Suite Francaise” by Irene Nemirovsky. Sponsored by the Everhart Museum in conjunction with the exhibit “D-Day 1944: Accept Nothing Less Than Victory!” Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Thursday. 570-346-7186.


FUTURE

Book Discussion, of “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. White Haven Area Community Library, 99 Towanda St. 6:30 p.m. March 18. Free. 570-443-8776.


Dickens Book Group, a discussion of chapters five through nine of “Little Dorrit.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 18. 570-829-4210.


Adult Writers Workshop, conducted by students from the King’s College Campion Literary Society. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. March 20. Signup at 570-693-1364.


Franklin Street Sleuths, a book discussion of the mystery “A Study in Scarlet” by Arthur Conan Doyle. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. March 20. Limited copies available for $2. 570-823-0156.


Poetry Open Mic, hosted by the Northeast Pennsylvania Writers Collective. The Vintage Theater, 326 Spruce St., Scranton. March 20 with signup at 8 p.m. and readings at 8:30 p.m. Free but donations accepted. 570-507-9671.


Book Launch Party, to celebrate the national release of “Alchemy” by author and poet John Yamrus. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. March 21 with a poetry reading at 6:30 p.m. and book signing at 7. Light refreshments. Free. 570-823-0156.


Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “The Emigrants” by W.G. Sebald. Led by Herb Simon and Robert Salsburg. Hayfield House, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. March 24. 570-675-2171.


Writing Workshop, informal writing classes to produce drafts of poems, short stories or nonfiction. Sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 25. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.


Young Adult Book Discussion, of “Discovery of Witches” by Deborah Harkness. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to noon March 29. Light refreshments served. Registration: 570-693-1364.


WPL Book Club, a discussion of “Round House” by Louise Erdich. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:45 p.m. April 1. Copies available at the circulation desk. Registration: 570-654-9847.


Adult Writers Workshop, conducted by students from the King’s College Campion Literary Society. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 3. Signup at 570-693-1364.


Game of Thrones Discussion Group, the first of a regular Monday night gathering of fans of the HBO series adapted from the George R.R. Martin series of fantasy novels. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4 to 5 p.m. April 7. 570-693-1364.


Open Readings, poems, short stories, drama and creative nonfiction either original or works by favorite published authors. Sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Gold Room, Administration Building, 133 N. River St., King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. April 10. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.


Everhart Reads, a discussion of “Dr. Suess Goes to War” by Richard H. Minear and “Hipster Hitler” by James Carr and Archana Kumar. Sponsored by the Everhart Museum in conjunction with the exhibit “D-Day 1944: Accept Nothing Less Than Victory!” Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. April 10. 570-346-7186.


Book Discussion, of a short story by Alice Munro. White Haven Area Community Library, 99 Towanda St. 6:30 p.m. April 15. Free. 570-443-8776.


Adult Writers Workshop, conducted by students from the King’s College Campion Literary Society. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 17. Signup at 570-693-1364.


Luncheon with a Special Author, with speaker Judie Panneton, author of “Proud Americans: Growing Up as Children of Immigrants.” Sponsored by Friends of the Back Mountain Memorial Library at Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate, off Pioneer Avenue, Dallas. 11:30 a.m. April 24. 570-675-1182.


Book Discussion of “Game of Thrones” by George R.R. Martin. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4 to 5 p.m. April 24. Limited copies available. Registration: 570-693-1364.


Franklin Street Sleuths, a book discussion of the mystery “The Last Kashmiri Rose” by Barbara Cleverly. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. April 24. Limited copies available for $2. 570-823-0156.


Book Sale. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 26; noon to 4 p.m. April 27. 570-941-4078.


Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe. Led by Lillian Caffrey. Hayfield House, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. April 28 with a buffet supper at 6 p.m. and discussion at 7. 570-675-2171.


Adult Writers Workshop, conducted by students from the King’s College Campion Literary Society. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 1. Signup at 570-693-1364.


WPL Book Club, a discussion of “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail” by Cheryl Strayed. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:45 p.m. May 6. Copies available at the circulation desk. Registration: 570-654-9847.


Everhart Reads, a discussion of “Assignment in Brittany” by Helen McInnes. Sponsored by the Everhart Museum in conjunction with the exhibit “D-Day 1944: Accept Nothing Less Than Victory!” Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. May 8. 570-346-7186.


Franklin Street Sleuths, a book discussion of the mystery “The Yard” by Alex Grecian. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. May 22. Limited copies available for $2. 570-823-0156.


Everhart Reads, a discussion of “D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II” by Stephen E. Ambrose. Sponsored by the Everhart Museum in conjunction with the exhibit “D-Day 1944: Accept Nothing Less Than Victory!” Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. June 12. 570-346-7186.


Book Discussion of “The Shining” by Stephen King. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4 to 5 p.m. June 26. Limited copies available. Registration: 570-693-1364.


Book Discussion of “Doctor Sleep” by Stephen King. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4 to 5 p.m. Aug. 21. Limited copies available. Registration: 570-693-1364.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


My Cape May, a new release by Trucksville photographer Mark Malacavage with 230 color images of the nation’s oldest seaside resort. Published by Schiffer Publishing at $29.99 hard cover and available at amazon.com and other online booksellers.


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