THIS WEEK: May 9 to 15, 2014
Book Discussion, of “The Silent Wife” by A.S.A. Harrison. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road. 7 p.m. Tuesday. 570-654-3323.
Friends of the Wyoming Library Book Club, a lunchtime discussion of “The Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon on Wednesday. 570-693-1364.
Monthly Book Club, a discussion of “The Engagements” by J. Courtney Sullivan. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Fairview Township. Noon on May 17. Registration: 570-474-9313.
Book Discussion and Signing, with Matt Birkbeck, author of “The Quiet Don: The Untold Story of Mafia Kingpin Russell Bufalino.” Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Fairview Township. 1:30 p.m. May 17. $10. 570-474-9313.
Stress-Less Short Story Session, discussions of stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on his birthday, including “The Brazilian Cat,” “Fiend of the Cooperage,” “Terror of the Blue John Gap,” “The Sign of Four” and “Captain Sharkey.” West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6 p.m. May 22. 570-654-9847.
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.
Veterans Voices, oral histories by members of the Veterans Voices Writing Workshop. West Pittston Library. 200 Exeter Ave. 6 p.m. May 29. Registration: 570-654-9847.
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.
The Secret of the Dark Forest, a new children’s release by Drums resident Barbie Wood about two adventurous young boys entering forbidden territory. Published by America Star Books and available at americastarbooks.com.