We’re Sailing Uncharted Waters….

As we weather this unprecedented storm in our lives, we have adjusted our course. We invite you to join us in supporting the Osterhout Free Library with our Seafest Event – one we can enjoy and celebrate together, yet in our own safe harbors. While we wish we could be together, the party is still on! We hope to “sea” you there!

Click here for our event program and list of sponsors!

Click here for our party play list!

Click here for our seaworthy book and movie suggestions!

Embark with us on a Virtual Auction & Raffle!


The auction STARTS at 4PM on Thurs, Sept 10, and ENDS at 9PM on Sat, Sept 12.

Join us remotely on your phone, laptop or computer to bid on over 100 fabulous auction items!

Raffle tickets to win $5,000 cash are also available: 1 for $20 | 6 for $100

There is no cost to register for the online silent auction – payment will only be required on items you win.

Take-Away Seafest Dinner

Saturday, September 12, 2020 | Westmoreland Club

[Pick-up locations also located in the Back Mountain & Mountain Top]

Dinner ticket sales have ended.

Invite & Menu | RSVP Card

Questions? Contact Amber at (570) 823-0156, ext. 218 or aloomis@luzernelibraries.org

Please be sure to post photos of your dinner celebration at home and use the #OsterhoutSeafest

Evergreen Honorees

Dr. Thomas and Vanessa Botzman

Annual Campaign Chairs

The Borland Family | Ruth, Kim, Sarah and Joe

Thank you to our amazing sponsors! 

Friends Sidewalk Book Sale!

When: Saturday, September 26, 2020

Where: The Osterhout Free Library, 71 S Franklin St, Wilkes-Barre

Time: 10am to 2pm

We’re selling individual books, so it’s your choice this time!

Book categories will include:

  • Fiction: $3
  • Mystery: $3
  • Science Fiction: $3
  • History: $3
  • Biography: $3
  • Trade: $2
  • Paperback: $1
  • Children’s Picture, Chapter & Young Adult: $0.50

Cash Only | Masks must be worn

Questions? Give us a call at (570) 823-0156

You and your business are invited to participate in the Brewsterhout: Out and About Coupon Book!

Library staff and Brewsterhout volunteers are not ready to give up on this great celebration of our library and local businesses! This year, since we cannot gather on the rooftop together, we have decided to create a coupon book to raise the much needed funds for the library and to encourage our community to support and shop local!

The details:

  • Free to participate
  • Coupon offer is at your discretion
    • some examples include 20% off, buy one get one, free drink sample, etc.
  • Coupon book will expire in May, 2021
  • Sales from coupon book will benefit the Osterhout Free Library
  • Application deadline extended to August 7, 2020

Click here to be featured in the coupon book

Click here to sponsor the coupon book

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

We all thrive when we support one another!

2020 Mini Golf Flyer-1

Mini Golf Classic Courtesy of Zebra Communications

Mini Golf PSA Courtesy of WBRE