PITTSTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Learn about cyber security April 25
PITTSTON —Call the Pittston Memorial Library to reserve a spot for Cyber Security with Crossroads Financial at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 25.
The library is hosting Blackout Poetry Night for adults at 6 p.m. on on Monday, April 25 and at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 for teens. Participants will be given a piece of writing from old book page, newspaper article or other readings and will then black out all the words they don’t want to use and keep the ones they do. This event is free, but participants are to call the library to reserve a spot.
Kids 18 months to age 5 can bring their grownup to the library for a fun story, craft and free play from 6 to 6:45 p.m. on Monday evenings. Registration is required by calling the library. A new session begins Monday, April 25 and concludes Monday, May 30.
Tales on Tuesday with Miss Kristin features age appropriate stories, songs, activities, and free play for infants, toddlers and pre-school age children. Programs are as follows: Books and Babies for ages newborn to 18 months, 9:30 a.m.; Terrific Twos for ages 18 months to 3 years, 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Pals ages 3 to 5 years, 11:30 a.m. Registration is required and sign-ups are available in the children’s wing or by calling our children’s department. A new session begins Tuesday, April 26 and concludes Tuesday, May 31.
Money Smart Week will be held until Saturday, April 30. Money Smart information, book displays, unclaimed searches, and more will be available all week. Call the library to register.
WEST PITTSTON LIBRARY
Watch a movie on April 30
WEST PITTSTON — The West Pittston Library will show the films “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 30 and “A Bear Called Paddington” at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4. Call the library to register.
The Library Laboratory is back every Tuesday at 6 p.m. to continue engaging kids ages 9 and up in science-based, hands-on learning activities. Measure, mix, compare, experiment and test in a fun environment. Class size is limited.
Antiheroes in Literature Book Discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. The group includes an informal discussion and refreshments while examining popular fiction’s more unconventional characters. Call the library to register for this free program.
The West Pittston Library Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month.
Kindergarten Readiness Program will be held at 1 p.m. every Friday. This early-literacy enhanced program is designed to introduce children to the library, get them interested in books and develop the skills needed for school. Register by Wednesday of each week.
WYOMING FREE LIBRARY
Chris Halbohm returning May 7
WYOMING — Guest speaker Chris Halbohm, CHt, director of Kingston-Keystone Hypnosis Institute and Weight Loss Center will be at the Wyoming Free Library from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 to discuss hypnosis for goals, fun and career. Call the library to register.
The library’s “Tea, Tips, and Treasures” themed tea parties are held from noon to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month. The next event will be held May 14 with a theme of “Tiny Treasures.” There will be tea and a snack, an interactive display and a short workshop. Children can dress up and bring a doll or stuffed animal to match each theme. Ages 3 and up may attend. There is no cost for the program and an adult must stay with the child. Sign up one week ahead. The library is seeking sponsors and item donations for each program. For sponsorship details, a list of donations or to sign up a child; contact Lindsay at the library.
LEGO Club will meet from 11 a.m. to noon the following Saturdays: May 21 and June 25. This program is free, but registrations are required.
An adult cookie decorating class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 28. Students will be able to decorate “spring themed” cookies. Cost to attend is $20 and registration fee is due the day of the class. Registration is required and space is limited.
Sponsorships are needed for upcoming community activities. Information can be found on the library’s webpage or by contacting library director John Roberts.