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THIS WEEK: Aug. 23 to 29, 2013


Poetry Reading, the monthly Fourth Friday open mic with special guests the Breaking Ground Poets. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Tonight with signups at 6:30, community performers at 7 and poetry at 8. Free. 996-1500.


Science Book Club, a discussion of “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — But Some Don’t” by Nate Wilver. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Tuesday. 829-4210.


FUTURE

Book Signing with Evan Pritchard, author of “Bird Medicine: The Sacred Power of Bird Shamanism,” which explores the spiritual tradition of birds in Native American culture. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Aug. 30. 829-4210.


Mystery Book Club, a discussion of Dorothy L. Sayers’ “Murder Must Advertise,” a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Sept. 5. 829-4210.


Book Signing, with Joseph Schillaci, author of “The Ragman: The Garment Industry in Northeast PA.” Free T-shirt with book purchase. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. Sept. 7. 829-4210.


Distinguished Author Award, honoring Susan Campbell Bartoletti, author of “Down the Rabbit Hole,” recipient of the Royden B. Davis Distinguished Author Award. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. Sept. 7 with a free book signing at 4 p.m., reception at 5 p.m. followed by dinner and award ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Reservations: 941-7816.


Book Signing, with K.H. Koehler, author of “The Devil You Know.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. Sept. 14. 829-4210.


Writing Workshop, a themed, informal writing exercise session, sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. Sept. 17. Free and open to the public. 208-5900, ext. 5487.


Dickens Book Club, a discussion of “A Tale of Two Cities,” chapters one through seven. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Sept. 17. 829-4210.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “Cities and the Wealth of Nations” by Jane Jacobs. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Sept. 19. Registration: 346-7186.


Science Book Group, a discussion of “The Day We Found the Universe” by Marcia Bartusiak. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Sept. 24. 829-4210.


Open Readings, a sharing of creative works including poems, short stories and creative nonfiction by students, faculty and the public. Gold Room, Administration Building, 131 N. River St., King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. Sept. 27. Sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Free. 208-5900, ext. 5487.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “Open City” by Teju Cole. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Oct. 17. Registration: 346-7186.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “”Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found” by Suketu Mehta. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Nov. 21. Registration: 346-7186.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “The World Without Us” by Alan Weisman. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Dec. 19. Registration: 346-7186.


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