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THIS WEEK: APRIL 5 to 11, 2013

Book Reading and Signing, with Jack Dunn, author of two Civil War novels: “Home and Away” and “Memorial Day.” Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Reservations: 821-1959.


Open Readings, share creative works either original or favorites by other authors including poems, short stories and creative nonfiction. Sponsored by the Campion Society at Regina Court, between North Main and North Franklin streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Free. 208-5900, ext. 5487.


FUTURE

Spring Writers Series, with Tim Parish, author of the story collection “Red Stick Men.” Kirby Hall, 202 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. April 15. Free. 800-945-5378.


Luncheon with a Special Author, with Cecilia Galante, author of six young-adult novels and a children’s chapter-book series. Sponsored by Friends of the Back Mountain Memorial Library at Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate, Pioneer Avenue, Dallas. 11:30 a.m. April 18. $26. 675-1182.


Everhart Reads, a discussion of “Dracula” by Bram Stoker. Sponsored by the Everhart Museum at Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Scranton. 6 p.m. April 18. Registration: 346-7186.


Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “Vanished” by Irene Hannon. Buy a copy for $2 while supplies last at the Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. April 18. Refreshments served. 823-0156.

Local Buzz. Join local poets for a reading and discussion of their works and the genre of poetry. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. April 20. Free. Registration: 821-1959.


Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac. Hayfield House Community Room, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, University Drive, off Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. April 22. Refreshments served. 675-9269.

Writing Workshop, an informal themed writing class with the Campion Literary Society covering poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Room 117, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 3:30 p.m. April 28. Free. 208-5900, ext. 5487.


Book Discussion, of “Defending Jacob” by William Landay. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 1 p.m. May 4. Registration: 693-1364.

Everhart Reads, a discussion of “The Giaour” by Lord Byron. Sponsored by the Everhart Museum at Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Scranton. 6 p.m. May 16. Registration: 346-7186.


Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “What Angels Fear” by C.S. Harris. Buy a copy for $2 while supplies last at the Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. May 16. Refreshments served. 823-0156.

Everhart Reads, a discussion of “Vampires in the Lemon Grove” by Karen Russell. Sponsored by the Everhart Museum at Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Scranton. 6 p.m. June 20. Registration: 346-7186.


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