PITTSTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Book club meets May 23
PITTSTON — Book club at the Pittston Memorial Library will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 23 to discuss “Where’d You Go Bernadette?” by Maria Semple.
Play K is held at 12:30 p.m. every Monday in the Pittston Memorial Library Activity Room. The six-week interactive program aims to prepare children to enter kindergarten through play. Call the library to register. Children must be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2016 to qualify for the program. This program concludes Monday, May 23.
Kids aged 18 months to 5 years 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. This session 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. This session concludes Tuesday, May 31.
The next Furry Tails Reading Program will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11.
The Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library will be holding a book sale form noon to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 23.
A gently used jewelry sale will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. Items for sale include sterling and costume necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and more.
Penn Sate Master Gardener Series will hold its final presentation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14 at the Pittston Memorial Library John P. Cosgrove Center with master gardener Marietta Garr. Participants will learn which type of tree to plant in a garden. The price for the seminar is $4 and can be paid in advance or at the door the evening of the event.
WEST PITTSTON LIBRARY
Halloween program is May 24
WEST PITTSTON — Get your scare on a little early this year with spooky stories, creepy crafts and ghostly games at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 for the library’s first “MAY We Scare You?” event. Bring unwanted costumes of all sizes for the library’s first-ever costume swap.
The West Pittston Library will show the film “A Bear Called Paddington” at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4. Call the library to register.
WYOMING FREE LIBRARY
Decorate cookies on May 28
WYOMING — An adult cookie decorating class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon 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.
The Ravenous Readers Book Discussion group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4 to discuss the book, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl. The book discussion is free and open to children in grades 2 through 6. In addition to the book discussion, children will make lickable wallpaper, design a candy bar wrapper and invent their very own candy. Call the library to register.
Fill-a-bag book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11. The cost is $5 per bag and the library is accepting books for the sale.
LEGO Club will meet at the Wyoming Free Library from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday June 25. This program is free, but registrations are required.
Sponsorships are needed for upcoming community activities. Information can be found on the library’s webpage or by contacting library director John Roberts.