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Horror Club

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's film is Crawl, a natural thriller where some scaly guests seek shelter from a hurricane in a flooded home. This event is free to attend. All attendees must at least 18 years old. […]

Guided Meditation

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

Get yourself centered! Join Howard Thomas from Oak Street Health for a guided meditation to relieve pain and stress. Howard has studied and practiced for over ten years with Tibetan monks. This is a free class, and seating is available. Although mats are not provided, participants are welcome to bring their own. To register: Online […]

Friday Movie Matinee: The Lost City of Z

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

Join us for a free showing of The Lost City of Z. This film is rated PG-13 and runs for 2 hours and 21 minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library.

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!

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!

Survival Kit Tins

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

Make your own SURVIVAL KIT TIN! Ready to go on an adventure? Don't forget your survival kit! Decorate and fill your own kit and never be unprepared! All supplies provided! Registration required: https://osterhout.info/program-registration/ Teens Wednesday July 10th, 2024 5:00 -7:00PM 3rd Floor Meeting Room

Event Series Think Spring Storytime

Summer Storytime

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

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

Adult DIY Night: Felt Eyeglass/Pen Holder

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

Join us at the Osterhout Free Library to create felt eyeglass/pen pouches! This is a free event for adults, and all materials are provided. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited, so please register. Phone: 570-821-1959 Email: reference@luzernelibraries.org Online Registration: Link

Shark Day!

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

Join us in the Children's Department on Saturday, July 6th from 11AM-1PM to celebrate Shark Day! There will be shark facts, crafts, stories, games, and videos. No need to register. Just stop in!

Friday Movie Matinee: Yankee Doodle Dandy

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

Join us for a free showing of Yankee Doodle Dandy. This film is rated G and runs for 2 hours. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library.

Lego Club

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

Join us in the Children's Department for our next Lego Club meeting on July 3rd from 5:30pm-7:00pm. This week's theme is nature! Please call 570-823-0156 ext. 217 to register. Space is limited.

Event Series Think Spring Storytime

Summer Storytime

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

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

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 of each month.

Time Travel Adventure

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

Join us in the Children's Department on Saturday, June 29th for a time travel adventure! From 9AM-3PM, children can stop in any time to create their own time capsules! No need to register; just stop in. For more information, call 570-823-0156 ext. 217.

Friday Movie Matinee: Bringing Up Baby

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

Join us for a free showing of Bringing Up Baby. This film is not rated and runs for 1 hour and 42 minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library.

Event Series Qigong for Wellbeing

Qigong for Wellbeing

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

Harmonizing the mind and spirit. Qigong is a Chinese system of breath, mindfulness, posture, and gentle body movements. The routines range from very simple to more complicated sets. This class will give you a simple and effective way to align the three aspects of the whole person—mental/emotional (qi), spiritual (shen), and physical (jing)—so that they […]

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 limited edition soaps and gift sets! All purchases are eligible for the donation.

Game Night!

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

  Teens & Young Adults, join us on Wednesday, June 26th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for video games, pizza and drinks! No registration required!

Event Series Think Spring Storytime

Summer Storytime

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

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

Kidz Club – Solve the Mystery

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

  On June 24th from 6-7 p.m., kids ages 9 - 12 can put their detective skills to the test! Please call to register - (570) 823-0156 ext. 217

Horror Club: The Omen

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's film is The Omen, and we will be celebrating one of the most significant birthdays in horror history– complete with a birthday cake for Damien! This event is free to attend. All attendees […]

Prehistoric Adventure Day

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

Join us for Prehistoric Adventure Day! As part of our Summer Reading Program, we are going on a Prehistoric Adventure in our Children's Department! Stop in any time from 9:00AM - 3:00PM on Saturday, June 22nd to make your own fossil, create dino-themed crafts, and participate in dinosaur activities! If you haven't already, you can […]

Friday Movie Matinee: Strangers on a Train

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

Join us for a free showing of Strangers on a Train. This film is rated PG and runs for 1 hour and 41 minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library.

Event Series Qigong for Wellbeing

Qigong for Wellbeing

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

Harmonizing the mind and spirit. Qigong is a Chinese system of breath, mindfulness, posture, and gentle body movements. The routines range from very simple to more complicated sets. This class will give you a simple and effective way to align the three aspects of the whole person—mental/emotional (qi), spiritual (shen), and physical (jing)—so that they […]

Event Series Think Spring Storytime

Summer Storytime

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

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

Friday Movie Matinee: Anchors Aweigh

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

Join us for a free showing of Anchors Aweigh. This film is not rated and runs for 2 hours and 20 minutes. This is a free event sponsored by the Elizabeth Walter Estate and the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library.

Event Series Qigong for Wellbeing

Qigong for Wellbeing

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

Harmonizing the mind and spirit. Qigong is a Chinese system of breath, mindfulness, posture, and gentle body movements. The routines range from very simple to more complicated sets. This class will give you a simple and effective way to align the three aspects of the whole person—mental/emotional (qi), spiritual (shen), and physical (jing)—so that they […]

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!

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!

Adulting 101: DIY with Dad

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

Adulting 101: DIY with Dad Learn the basics of home maintenance from contractor, Joseph Kayes - Ms. Laura's father!  All participants will receive a free giveaway! Wednesday June 12, 2024 5:00 -6:30PM Teens and Young Adults Registration required. Please call us at 570-823-0156 or go to: https://osterhout.info/program-registration/ This program was funded by the Wilkes-Barre Health Department’s […]