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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 […]

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!

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: Robin Hood (1938)

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

Join us for a free showing of Robin Hood. This film is rated PG and runs for one hour and forty-two minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the […]

Kid Inventors Day

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

Stop in and celebrate Kid Inventors Day with us! We will have Snap Circuits available for you to build the electric-powered inventions of your dreams! Recommended ages: 8+

MLK Day Children’s Program

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

Students from the Wyoming Seminary Upper School will present stories and crafts inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King!  No need to register, just stop in the Children's Wing. The program […]

Adult DIY Night: Bad Art Night

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

Brush off your craft clothes, bring your creativity, and leave your self-control and ability to feel shame at home—BAD ART NIGHT IS BACK! Adult crafters of all skill levels are […]

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!

Comedy Movie 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 Clue. […]

Friday Movie Matinee: How to Marry a Millionaire

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

Join us for a free showing of How to Marry a Millionaire. This film runs for one hour and thirty-five minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth […]

Database Tour

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

Did you get a new device for the holidays? Have you had a device for a while, but you're curious about the free digital services and databases offered by the […]

Horror Club: The Thing

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 one of the most famous […]

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!

Friday Movie Matinee: Hugo

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

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

Finger Knitting Fun!

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

Kids! Stop by the Library this Saturday between 11 am-Noon to learn how to finger-knit. Please call the Children's Desk at 570-823-0156 Ext. 217 to register.