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Friday Movie Matinee: Patton

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

Join us for a free showing of Patton. This film is rated PG and runs for 2 hours, 50 minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter […]

Friends $5 Bag Sale!

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

Friends of the Osterhout Free Library $5 Bag Sale! Buy a bag at the book shop for $5 and fill it with books, CDs and DVDs. All book shop inventory […]

Horror Club: Coraline

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 Coraline - the film adaptation […]

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!

Adult Winter Reading Ends

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 […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Murder by Death

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

Join us for a free showing of Murder by Death. This film is rated PG and runs for 1 hours, 34 minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the […]

Seuss-A-Thon!

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

Stop in this Saturday, March 2 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm to celebrate Dr. Seuss with stories, films, crafts & games!

Crochet For Beginners

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

This program covers the basics of crochet! All supplies included! This program and its waitlist are currently full.

Event Series Think Spring Storytime

Think Spring Storytime

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

Think Spring Storytime!  Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. No need to register, just stop in for stories, songs & a fun craft!

Adulting 101: Career Coaching

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

PA CareerLink are back with more resources and job/ life skills to help you succeed in your future career. Free giveaway for all participants. Wednesday March 6, 2024 5:00 - […]

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 The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. A limited number of copies […]

Friday Movie Matinee: The Poseidon Adventure

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

Join us for a free showing of The Poseidon Adventure. This film is rated PG and runs for 1 hour, 57 minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the […]

Adulting 101: Meal Prep Made Easy

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

Learn how to properly put together a well balanced meal on a budget! Laura Ascenzi R.D, will explain proper nutrition, what to shop for and easy meal prep ideas! Saturday […]

Rabbits 101

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

Join Bunny Brigade INC. for a program about rabbit care and maintenance. Learn about proper diet, veterinary care, and handling. There will also be a special furry guest! This is […]

Event Series Think Spring Storytime

Think Spring Storytime

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

Think Spring Storytime!  Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. No need to register, just stop in for stories, songs & a fun craft!

Event Series Socrates Cafe

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: Darby O’Gill and the Little People

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

Join us for a free showing of Darby O'Gill and the Little People. This film is rated G and runs for 1 hour, 33 minutes. This is a free event […]

Event Series Think Spring Storytime

Think Spring Storytime

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

Think Spring Storytime!  Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. No need to register, just stop in for stories, songs & a fun craft!

Adulting 101: Dollars and Sense

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

Join Cathy Casey from Cross Valley Federal Credit Union and learn about important financial skills to set yourself up for future success! Free giveaway for all participants. Wednesday, March 20, […]

Comedy Movie Night: Beverly Hills Cop

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 Beverly Hills […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Rain Man

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

Join us for a free showing of Rain Man. This film is rated R and runs for 2 hours, 13 minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth […]

Horror Club: The Relic

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 Relic. This event is […]

Kidz Club – Flower Power

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

Kids ages 9-12 can decorate their own flower pot and plant some seeds! Please call to register - (570) 823-0156 ext. 217

Event Series Think Spring Storytime

Think Spring Storytime

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

Think Spring Storytime!  Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. No need to register, just stop in for stories, songs & a fun craft!

Adulting 101: Talk with a Cop

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

Meet and talk with Officer Jamie Sheridan from the Wilkes-Barre Police Department. He'll be talking about internet, gun and personal safety along with any questions you'd like to ask! Free […]

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 […]

Event Series Book Shop BOGO

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 in the Friends Book Shop on the last Saturday […]

Adult Spring Reading Begins

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

During the months of April and May, read (or listen to) anything from our adult or young adult collection. eMaterial on CloudLibrary qualifies! Fill out a ticket at the Library […]

Adulting 101: And Sew it Begins…Again!

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

Learn the basics of sewing and mending with help from professional Tailor, Liza Roper! Free giveaway for all participants. Monday, April 1, 2024 4:00 - 5:30PM Ages 12-18 Registration required. […]

Library Giving Day

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

Libraries strengthen communities and transform lives every day. In addition to well-loved books, the Osterhout Free Library offers innovative programs that promote lifelong learning, connect patrons to technology, and advance knowledge […]