THIS WEEK: APRIL 19 to 25, 2013
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. Saturday. 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. Monday with buffet supper at 6 p.m. and discussion at 7 p.m. 675-9269.
Susan Vreeland, author of “Clara & Mr. Tiffany,” the story of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s chief glass designer, will be the keynote speaker at the Glass Artisans Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen’s dinner. Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. April 26 with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. $60. 982-6272.
Book Signing with local authors Jade Heasley, Bill Ciccotti, Bill Albert and Alison Treat. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. April 26. 829-4210.
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.
Book Discussion, of “A Sand County Almanac” by Aldo Leopold, one of the most important conservationists of the last century. Tunkhannock Public Library, 220 W. Tioga St. 7 p.m. May 8 and 15. Free. 996-1500.
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.
Breaking Ground Poets Poetry Slam, a competition in which members of the poetry group read three rounds of original poetry before a panel of judges. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 5 to 8 p.m. May 26. Age 14 and older. $5. 996-1500.
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.
Just Out the Door, a book of photographs by Lawrence Lang, was recently published and is available at xlibris.com for $15.99.