THIS WEEK: June 21 to 27, 2013
Dig into Reading, a registration party for the Summer Reading Program at the Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Registration also open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday. 693-1364.
Founders Day Book Signings, with Deborah Courville (“A River in Time”), G.B. and John Henry Stevenson (“Our Back Mountain Families”) and Julie Orlandini whose late husband John wrote “Indian Paths of Northeast Pennsylvania and Their Role in the French and Indian War”). Also: tours of the genealogy library and museum. Wyoming County Historical Society, Bridge and Harrison streets, Tunkhannock. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 836-5303.
Book Signing, with Bette A. Grey, author of “Death Is Not an Option: A View from a Free Medical Clinic.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. Saturday. 829-4210.
Author Talk and Workshop, with Cary Bayer, author of “Prosperity Aerobics” and “Spirit & Money.” Unity of NEPA, 140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. Noon June 30. $20; $25 after June 23. 592-3016.
The Gathering, the annual four-day event exploring creativity through literature, the arts and sciences with the theme “The Art of the Living Moment.” Included: presentations by the Tibetan lamas of the Drepung Loseling Monastery, poetry readings, author lectures and book signings, films, receptions and dinners. Keystone College, La Plume. July 18 to 21. Schedule at thegatheringatkeystone.org or call 945-7143.
Distinguished Author Award, honoring Susan Campbell Bartoletti, author of “Down the Rabbit Hole.” Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Sept. 7. 941-7816.