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Journalism Club

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join the Journalism Club! Are you interested in writing or becoming a journalist? Join our brand new club! Join Isabela Weiss from WVIA who will help you get started reporting […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Ivanhoe

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of Ivanhoe. This film runs for one hour and forty-six minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the […]

Celebrate STEM Day!

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Celebrate STEM Day! Learn more about STEM Programs and how to make a Scribble Bot with Ms. Laura! Ages 12- 18 Wednesday, November 8th, 2023 5:00 -6:30PM 3rd Floor Meeting […]

Socrates Cafe

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Discuss, listen to, and raise questions about a topic chosen. All are welcome!

Franklin Street Sleuths: Mystery Book Discussion

Osterhout Free Library - North Branch 28 Oliver Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join the Franklin Street Sleuths for our monthly mystery book discussion! This month, we will be discussing Death of a Rainmaker by Laurie Loewenstein. A limited number of copies are […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Moulin Rouge (1952)

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of Moulin Rouge. This film runs for two hours. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the Friends of […]

Comedy Film Night

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Please join us for Comedy Film Night! Every third Thursday, we will be showing a different comedy film because we all need a laugh! This month, we'll be watching What's […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Notorious (1946)

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of Notorious. This film runs for one hour and forty minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the […]

Beginner Genealogy Session

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join the Osterhout Free Library and the Luzerne County Historical Society for a beginner genealogy session. Learn about both physical and digital genealogy resources available in the local area and […]

Adult DIY Night: Journaling

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Grab yourself a new, blank journal (we recommend a bound, hardcover one) and join us for a visual and gratitude journaling workshop. There will be a brief presentation on the […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Grapes of Wrath

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of The Grapes of Wrath. This film runs for two hours. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the […]

Conservation Corner: Ask a Conservationist

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Stop by the Children's Dept. this Saturday, November 25 at 11:30 a.m. for a special nature program presented by the North Branch Land Trust.

Horror Club: The Menu

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

The Horror Club meets once a month in the Osterhout Free Library's Reading Room to view and discuss horror movies. This month, we'll be watching The Menu. This event is […]

Giving Tuesday 2023

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for this annual day of global generosity when we raise critical funding for library programs and services! Kick off the end of year giving season with a donation […]

Teen/ YA Book Tasting

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Teen/ YA Book Tasting "Taste" from a selection of books, sample different genres and add to your "read pile"!  Talk about your favorite YA/ Teen books with other like minded […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Murder on the Orient Express

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of Murder on the Orient Express. This film is rated PG and runs for two hours and eleven minutes. This is a free event […]

Franklin Street Sleuths: Mystery Book Discussion

Osterhout Free Library - North Branch 28 Oliver Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join the Franklin Street Sleuths for our monthly mystery book discussion! This month, we will be discussing A Corpse for Christmas by Benedict Brown. A limited number of copies are […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Places in the Heart

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of Places in the Heart. This film is rated PG and runs for two hours. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth […]

Holiday Bingo Party

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Holiday Bingo Party Whether you've been naughty or nice, don't think twice! Sign up for your chance to win awesome prizes! Sign up for a festive fun night of BINGO, […]

Socrates Cafe

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Discuss, listen to, and raise questions about a topic chosen. All are welcome!

Friday Movie Matinee: The Yellow Rolls-Royce

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of The Yellow Rolls-Royce. This film runs for two hours. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the Friends […]

Book Shop BOGO

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Buy one book, get one free in the Friends Book Shop on the last open Saturday of the month! Offer valid Saturday, December 16th only.

Fundraising night at Buff City Soap

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Shop in-store (407 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre) from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and 20% of all sales during this time will be donated back to the library! Look for […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Miracle on 34th Street

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of Miracle on 34th Street. This film runs for one hour and forty minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter […]

Friday Movie Matinee: The Preacher’s Wife

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of The Preacher's Wife. This film is rated PG and runs for two hours. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter […]

Adult Winter Reading Begins

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

During the months of January and February, read (or listen to) anything from our adult or young adult collection to enter our raffle. eMaterial on CloudLibrary qualifies! Fill out a […]

Event Series Winter Storytime

Winter Storytime

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Stories, songs & a fun craft! Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Youth Services Department. No need to register, just stop in!

Franklin Street Sleuths: Mystery Book Discussion Group

Osterhout Free Library - North Branch 28 Oliver Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join the Franklin Street Sleuths for our monthly mystery book discussion! This month, we will be discussing Cross Her Heart by Melinda Leigh. A limited number of copies are available […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Laura

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Join us for a free showing of Laura. This film runs for one hour and twenty-eight minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the […]

Kids Board Game Day

Osterhout Free Library - Central Branch 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Spend some time at the library and play some fun board games, or build with our building toys (Lincoln Logs, Magna Tiles and more)! No need to register, just stop […]