First Posted: 4/2/2013
The circus is coming to the Pittston Memorial Library.
Flow Circus will visit the library with a show for all ages at 11 a.m. on April 27. No registration is required.
In celebration of Children’s Book Week, the library will have a “Complete the Story” contest. Children in grade 1-5 are welcome to stop by the library to pick up a story starter. Deadline for submission is May 6. Prizes will be awarded during book week for the winning submissions.
The 2013 Pittston Memorial Library’s Board of Trustees invites all to the annual Jean Yates Award Dinner on April 17 at Mount Carmel Center, William Street, Pittston. This year’s honoree is Sunday Dispatch Editor Ed Ackerman. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. Cost is $60 per person. For tickets, call 654-9563 or visit the library at 47 Broad St.
Summer Reading for KIDS will begin with Rergistration week on June 17 and will conclude with a party on Aug. 5 . There will be family activities, crafts and prizes. The event ispen to all children in the community in first through sixth grade.
Friends of the library will have a Spring Fling from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Susquehanna Brewing Company. Tickets are $15 a person. Food, drinks, entertainment and basket raffles will all be available.
CEO afterschool meals
The library will be serving dinner to children up to the ages of 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. We will serve snacks from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Everything is free. No registration required.
Story Time sessions
Toddler Story Time with Miss Nicole will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
Preschool Story Time with Miss Patricia will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. Note the time change for Preschool Storytime. Registration is required
Family Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays and is open to all ages. No registration required. Call the library at 654-9565 or email [email protected] to sign up. Are you a grandparent raising your grandchildren? The library is starting a new program for you. Let the library know what concerns and issues you are having. Call or stop by the library. There is a questionnaire to fill out to help us organize the program. Clubs
Lego Club will meet at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.
Crochet Club meets at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and at 6 p.m. on Thursdays.
Kids with Adults Craft Club meet at 6 p.m. on the third Monday of every month. The group is open to children age 5 to 12. Children can meet other crafters and work together to create fun and innovative crafts. Learn new techniques, recycle household items and make new friends.
Kids Science Club meets on the first Saturday of every month and allows children in grades 2 – 5 to work on experiments and fun science projects as a group. Learn about the world around you, practice your science skills, and learn to reuse household items. Free of charge.
Kids Book Club, Page Turners, is open to children from third to fifth grade.
The book club will meet at 4 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. Furry Tails: come read to specially-trained dogs at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month.