Libraries list events

First Posted: 2/24/2013

Pittston Memorial Library

The regular scheduled monthly meeting of the Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the library board room. Plans for the first book sale of 2013 will be finalized. The book sale will be held on Thursday, Mar. 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the lower level of the library. Janet Delaney is chairperson.

Sal Bernardi, a member of the Pittston Kiwanis Club, will be present to discuss the annual combined fundraiser for the benefit of the library.

Raffles for the Winter Soup Basket donated by Theresa Ormando, a member of the Friends and proprietress of Unlimited Travels, are still available. The basket will be awarded at the Friends March meeting.

Other library events:

• CEO afterschool meals – Free to all children up to age 18. Dinner Mondays and Thursdays 4-5 p.m. Snacks Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 4-5. Everything is free. No registration required.

• Story time sessions will be offered Feb. 26 to April 2. Toddler Story Time with Miss Nicole will be on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Preschool Story Time with Miss Patricia will be on Tuesday at 2 p.m. and Wednesday at 2 p.m. Registration required.

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

Please call the library at 654-9565 or email us at to sign up

Intergenerational Family Program meeting on Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m.

• Lego Club will meet March 11 at 4 p.m. New members are welcome.

• Crochet Club will meet on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 6 p.m. New members are always welcome

Wyoming Free Library

The Wyoming Free Library will sponsor the First Annual Spring 2013 Children’s Art Exhibit which will be held at T.W. Shoemaker Art Gallery in Wyoming. The exhibition will showcase the young artistic talent in the County. Forms can be obtained at the library

The exhibition will be the highlight of National Library Week in April.

Laflin Public Library

The Laflin Public Library will have story time on Saturday, Mar. 2 at 11 a.m. for children ages 3 and older to celebrate Dr. Seuss birthday. There will be stories, craft and games. Registration is necessary.

The Laflin Book Discussion Group will meet on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 p.m. for a brief meeting along with the distribution of the first book Every Last Cuckoo. Light refreshments will be served. New members are always welcome.

On Saturday, Mar. 16, at 11 a.m. for children ages 7 and older a hands-on robotics demonstration lead by Stephen Goodale of Weatherly Institute of Robotics and Engineering (W.I.R.E.) will be held. The children will be working with the Lego Mindstorm kits. Registration is necessary

On Friday, Mar. 22 at 4 p.m. special guest storytellers from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonics will be holding a special story time of Peter and the Wolf. Children of all ages are invited to attend for some musical fun. Registration is necessary.

The Laflin Publc Library is located at 47 Laflin Road, Laflin. Library hours are Tuesday through Friday 3 to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone number is 654-3323.

West Pittston Library

A complete and extensive of spring events and activities at West Pittston Library will appear in next Sunday’s issue of the Sunday Dispatch.

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