Save a very important date: Friday, September 9, 2022


Interested in coming on board as a sponsor or donating an item for the online silent auction? Simply contact Amber Loomis at (570) 823-0156, ext. 218 or


Online Silent Auction

The online silent auction opens at 12noon (EST) on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Full timeline and details are as follows:

  • Opens at 12noon on Tues, Sept. 6
  • Closes at 12noon on Sat, Sept. 10
  • Over 100 items will be up for grabs!
  • You can pre-register to bid now by clicking here.

$5,000 Cash Raffle Tickets

Raffle tickets are $20 each or six for $100. You can click here to enter to win or by visiting the library. Winner will be chosen Friday night, Sept. 9 at the in-person Gala. Do not need to be present to win. Must be 21+ to enter.

In-person Gala

The in-person Gala is scheduled for Friday, September 9 from 6-11pm at the Westmoreland Club. For tickets, please click here or contact Amber Loomis at (570) 823-0156, ext. 218 or

Highlighting our event will be our Evergreen Honorees, Lissa Bryan-Smith and Richard Smith. We are also grateful to the Borland Family-Kim, Ruth, Sarah and Joe, for leading the Annual Campaign for a second year.

The Osterhout Free Library has many exciting things planned for the future! From a new family restroom in the Children’s Wing, to an expansion of equipment to make information more accessible, to the purchase of additional reading materials. We need your help to continue our programs and make dreams a reality.

A GIANT THANK YOU going out to the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library for raising over $27,000 at last weeks 44th Tent Book Sale! And a special THANK YOU to all of our amazing volunteers who helped set up, tear down and man the sale all week long – not to mention the over 3,000 shoppers who came out to show their support! We are so grateful for each and every one of you. It’s good to be back!

Save the Date: June 9-17, 2023

Book Donation Details:

Book donations are accepted on Thursday’s and Friday’s by appointment only. Please call (570) 823-0156 to schedule your appointment today.

Click here for a list of items we can no longer accept. Thank you in advance for your donation!

13th Annual Brewsterhout Rooftop Party

Friday, October 7, 2022 from 5-8PM


2021 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors ($1,500)
M&T Bank
Citymark FCU

Ale Level ($1,000)
Coal Creative
UNICO Wilkes-Barre

Lager Level ($750)
D&D Realty

Hops Level ($500)
Baker Tilley
Forty Fort Lube & Service, Inc.
Pennsylvania American Water
Silverblatt & DeCosmo, LLP
William Yeager Insurance Agency
Wyoming Valley Beverage, Inc.

Barley Level ($250)
Hoegen & Associates, P.C.
Mayor Justin Correll
Morgan Stanley
NEPA Pride Project
Rainbow Alliance
Valley Chevrolet

Media Partners
The Citizens’ Voice

In-Kind & Raffle Basket Donors
Axe Attack
CDE Exotics
Chacko’s Family Bowling
DJ Josh Beatz
Eleventh Element
FastSigns of Wilkes-Barre
Gerrity’s Supermarket
Jane’s Sugar Magnolia
Malacari’s Produce & Deli
Michael Mootz Chocolates
Northeast Eagle Distributors
Penn State University
Photography by Andy
Spacetime Mead & Cider
Valley Running
Wilkes-Barre City
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

2021 Beverage & Food Donors

Beer Vendors:
2 Dogz and a Guy Brewing
Benny Brewing Company
Breaker Brewing Company
Northeast Eagle Distributors
Susquehanna Brewing

Non-Alcoholic Beverage Donors:
Abide Coffeehouse
Fox Ledge
Hilton Garden Inn Wilkes-Barre
Mohegan Sun Pocono

Food Donors
AmberDonia Bakery
Bakery Delite
Boozy B’s
The Canning House
Ceccoli’s Pizza
Cinnabon Wilkes-Barre
Circles on the Square
Cosenza’s Pizza & Restaurant
Dunkin’ Donuts
Eden-a Vegan Café
Fit AF Nutrition
Franco’s Pizzeria
Front Porch Bake Shop
Jay’s Famous Pork & Beef
Magda’s Pizza & Deli
Outback Steakhousee
Philly’s Phinest
Rodano’s on the Square
Sabatini’s Pizza
Senunas’ Bar & Grill
Sugar Plum Chocolates
TGI Fridays Restaurant & Bar
Tony Luke’s @ Mohegan Sun


The Rotary Club of Wilkes-Barre, PA invites you, your family and friends to the 3rd Annual All ‘Fore’ Books Mini Golf Classic! Enjoy 18 fun and very unique holes played within, through and around the library stacks at the Osterhout Free Library!

  • Sunday, July 31, 2022 | 11am-3pm
  • $5 per child | $10 per adult
  • Putter and ball provided to every player
  • $500 hole-in-one challenge!


Proceeds raised will benefit Children’s Programs at the Osterhout Free Library.

Questions? Please contact Amber Loomis at or (570) 823-0156, ext. 218