Pittston Library news


First Posted: 4/9/2013

The circus is coming to the Pittston Memorial Library

Flow Circus will visit the library with a show for all ages at 11 a.m. on April 27. No registration is required.

In celebration of Children’s Book Week, the library will have a “Complete the Story”contest. Children in grade 1-5 are welcome to stop by the library to pick up a story starter. Deadline for submission is May 6. Prizes will be awarded during book week for the winning submissions.

The 2013 Pittston Memorial Library’s Board of Trustees invites all to the annual Jean Yates Award Dinner on April 17 at Mount Carmel Center, William St. Pittston. This year’s honoree is Sunday Dispatch Editor Ed Ackerman. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. Cost is $60 per person. For tickets, call 654-9563 or visit the library at 47 Broad St.

Summer Reading for KIDS will begin with Registration week June 17, 2013 and will conclude with a party on August 5, 2013 . There will be family activities, crafts and prizes. Open to all children in the community entering 1st grade to 6th grade. We are looking for volunteers grade 6 and up to help us with programs and book logs.

Friends of the library will have a Spring Fling from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Susquehanna Brewing Company. Tickets are $15 a person. Food, drinks, entertainment, and basket raffles will all be available. Please call or visit the library for more information.

CEO after school meals

After school meals are free to all children and young adults up to age 21 from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Snacks are served from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. No registration required.

Story Time sessions are ongoing

Toddler Story Time with Miss Nicole will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Preschool Story Time with Miss Patricia will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2 p.m. Registration required

Family Story Time at 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays is open to all ages. No registration required.

Are you a grandparent raising your grandchildren? We are starting a new program for you. Please let us know what concerns and issues you are having. Call or stop by the library. We have a questionnaire to fill out to help us organize the program.

Lego Club will meet at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.

Crochet Club will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and at 6 p.m. on Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Kids with Adults Craft Club meet at 6 p.m. on the third Monday of every month. The group is open to children ages 5 to 12. Children can meet other crafters and work together to create fun and innovative crafts. Learn new techniques, recycle household items, and make new friends.

Kids Science Club meets on the first Saturday of every month and allows children in grades 2 – 5 can work on experiments and fun science projects as a group. Learn about the world around you, practice your science skills, and learn to reuse household items. Free of charge.

Kids Book Club, Page Turners is open to children in third to fifth grade. The book club will meet at 4 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.

Furry Tails, come read to specially trained dogs at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month

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