Summer Reading Registration is ongoing and all are welcome. There are openings for the kids optional activities. Please stop by to register.
“Drugs Are Not Candy,” a special program presented for children K-5th grade will be presented this Friday at 10 a.m. Registration is not required.
The Pittston Memorial Library is located on 47 Broad St. and is reachable by phone at 570-654-9565 or fax at 570-654-6078. Hours of operation are noon to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays though Fridays and 9 am. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.
The Science Behind is an innovative six-week Summer Reading Program for adults highlighting healthy living and green initiatives and will be held at 1 p.m. on Mondays throughAug. 11. Each week, a different presenter will discuss a topic related to health and wellness. This program is sponsored by First National Bank in Clarks Summit.
July 21 – “Healthy Living” with chiropractor Dr. Kaitlyn Connors; July 28 – “Holistic Wellness” with Amber from Thrive Wellness in Kingston; Aug. 4 – “Yoga & Stress Reduction” with Sandy Seyler; Aug. 11 - “Healthy Eating Tips” with registered dietitian Noelle Altavilla.
Cupcake Wars will be Saturday, July 26 with a $5 Entrance Fee. From 11 to 11:30 a.m., everyone is welcome to come and view cupcakes with judging going on from 11:30 a.m. to Noon and from Noon to 12:30 p.m. winners will be announced and cupcakes will be devoured!!
Did you know it only takes 5 seconds to check the status of a flight? Working on your 1994 Ford F150 pickup this summer and can’t find a repair manual? Not sure if that rash is poison ivy or poison oak? Searching for Quality Information on the Internet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. This program offers tips and tricks to finding correct information online as well as little-known uses for popular search engines. This program will also highlight the library’s online search tools and databases. Registration is required for this free program.
Maybe you missed that day in school, or you know you read it, but can’t remember it! Join us to discuss popular Science-fiction novels chosen for their timelessness and their continued readings in school. Sign up and receive your very own copy! Registration is required for this free program. On Aug. 14 we will be reading Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Pittston Library.
Join the West Pittston Library on a bus excursion to view “The Costumes of Downton Abbey” at Winterthur Museum in Delaware on Saturday, Aug. 16. Cost is $50 and includes travel and admission to Winterthur, including: Garden Tram Tour (weather permitting), Costume Exhibit and duPont House Tour. Enjoy lunch at one of Winterthur’s two cafes. Pick up is at the First Presbyterian Church, 115 Exeter Avenue at 8:30 a.m. and leaves Winterthur at 5 p.m. Fee will be required at time of registration to reserve your spot.
The Laflin Public Library Summer Reading Program will close on Saturday, Aug. 9 with a pizza party and prizes for all who participate. Children may still register for this worthwhile program. P
Special story times with guest story tellers from the Luzerne County Reading Council will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16 and Friday, July 25 for children of all ages. Join us for stories and crafts. Please call the library to register your child.
The library’s 2014 Fund Drive is still in progress.
The Laflin Public Library is located at 47 Laflin Road, Laflin. The library’s hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., can be reached at 570-654-3323.
The Wyoming Free Library is located at 358 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming. Reach the library at 570-693-1364. The website is www.wyomingfreelibrary.com.
Summer Snack program: The library will have snacks every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon. Snacks will be served throughout the summer.
The Furry Tails Reading Program meets every third Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. Please call the library to register.
The LEGO Club of the Wyoming Free Library will meet from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 26. This program is free and suitable for children 5 and older. Younger siblings are welcome as well. Registration is required. Please call to reserve spots.
The library will have Fill-A-Bag-Friday every Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come fill up a bag of books from the lobby for $3 per bag. Plastic bags are available in the library, or people can bring their own bags from home. No bag is too big.