THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014
Valley of the Minds, a creative-fiction panel discussion with local authors Dr. Jaclyn Fowler, Keith Gilman and Barbara J. Taylor with readings from their own works and works by others. Reading Room, Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 6 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday. Free. 570-287-2013.
The Breaking Ground Poets, guest artists at the monthly Open Mic at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. July 25. 570-996-1500.
Book Discussion of “Doctor Sleep” by Stephen King. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4 to 5 p.m. Aug. 21. Limited copies available. Registration: 570-693-1364.
Fire in the Hole, a new historical novel presenting an insightful view of deep-shaft coal mining and the families living in the coals camps. Written by John Kekec and due to be released July 31 by blackrosewriting.com.