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THIS WEEK: Sept. 13 to 19, 2013


eReader Class. Bring in your tablets and learn how to download books. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 11 a.m. Saturday. 474-9313.


Book Signing, with Barbara Gavlick, author of the children’s book “The Poor Little Pumpkin.” Costumes by Barbara, 186 Main Street, Luzerne. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. 287-6226.


Book Signing, with K.H. Koehler, author of “The Devil You Know,” set in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. Saturday. 829-4210.


Book Signing, with Margo L. Azzarelli, author of the Images of America book “Old Forge and Moosic.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. 5 p.m. Saturday. 829-4210.


Downloading eBooks. Learn how to load eBooks from the library’s collection onto Nook readers. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Writing Workshop, a themed, informal writing exercise session, sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. Tuesday. Free and open to the public. 208-5900, ext. 5487.


Book Reading and Signing, by 17-year-old Caroline Jones, author and illustrator of the children’s book “One More Book Please.” Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6 p.m. Tuesday. 474-9313.


Dickens Book Club, a discussion of “A Tale of Two Cities,” chapters one through seven. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Tuesday. 829-4210.


Big Dog Reading Series, with Lehigh Valley poet Ann E. Michael. Moose Exchange, 203 W. Main St., Bloomsburg. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Free. 389-5134.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “Cities and the Wealth of Nations” by Jane Jacobs. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Thursday. Registration: 346-7186.


Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “Murder in Little Italy” by Victoria Thompson. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Copies of the book are available at $2 as supplies last. 821-1959.


FUTURE

Personal Power Brown-Bag Lunch, a talk on personal power development by author Dr. Craig Piso (“Healthy Power — Pathways to Success in Work, Love and Life”). Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 12:15 to 1 p.m. Sept. 23. Bring a lunch; drinks and dessert provided. Followed by an evening talk with the author from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free. 823-0156.


Downloading eBooks. Learn how to load eBooks onto iPads from the library’s collection. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “The Go Between” by L.P. Hartley. Led by David Smith. Hayfield House, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. Sept. 23. 675-2171.


Science Book Group, a discussion of “The Day We Found the Universe” by Marcia Bartusiak. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Sept. 24. 829-4210.


Banned: To Kill a Mockingbird, a discussion of the Harper Lee novel to celebrate “Banned Books Week.” Copies available at the front desk. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6 p.m. Sept. 25. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Book Discussion and Signing, with Elizabeth Horwin, author of “Love Never Dies,” a book about death, loss and grieving. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25. 474-9313.


Open Readings, a sharing of creative works including poems, short stories and creative nonfiction by students, faculty and the public. Gold Room, Administration Building, 131 N. River St., King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. Sept. 27. Sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Free. 208-5900, ext. 5487.


Open Mic, with guest poet Andrea Talarico McGuigan (“Spinning with the Tornado”) along with musicians, storytellers, comedians and more. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Sept. 27 with sign-ups at 6:30 p.m., open mic at 7 p.m. followed by the featured performer. Free. 996-1500.


Downloading eBooks. Learn how to load eBooks from the library’s collection onto Google Nexus 7. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. Oct. 1. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Book Club, informal discussion of member-selected books (available at the circulation desk). West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:45 p.m. Oct. 1. 654-9847.


Book Discussion, of “The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain, the story of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife Hadley Richardson. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Oct. 2 at noon. Reservations: 824-4646.


Downloading eBooks. Learn how to load eBooks from the library’s collection onto Nook readers. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “Open City” by Teju Cole. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Oct. 17. Registration: 346-7186.


Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “The Shape of Water” by Andrea Camilleri. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Copies of the book are available at $2 as supplies last. 821-1959.


Edgar Allan Poe: Tales of Mystery and the Macabre, a discussion of the short stories “Murder in the Rue Morgue,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Pit and the Pendulum.” West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6 p.m. Oct. 23. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Downloading eBooks. Learn how to load eBooks from the library’s collection onto Kindle Fire readers. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “The Dubliners” by James Joyce. Led by Mary Dockeray. Hayfield House, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. Oct. 28. 675-2171.


Meet the Author, a discussion of “Death Benefits,” with author Sharon Saracino. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Downloading eBooks. Learn how to load eBooks from the library’s collection onto Google Nexus 7. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Downloading eBooks. Learn how to load eBooks from the library’s collection onto Kindle Fire readers. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. Nov. 12. Free. Registration: 654-9847.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “”Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found” by Suketu Mehta. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Nov. 21. Registration: 346-7186.


Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “The Hangman’s Daughter” by Oliver Potzsch. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Copies of the book are available at $2 as supplies last. 821-1959.


Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “The Physicists” by Friederick Durrenmatt. Hayfield House, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. Nov. 25. 675-2171.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “The World Without Us” by Alan Weisman. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Dec. 19. Registration: 346-7186.


Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “Holly and Homicide” by Leslie Caine. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 19. Copies of the book are available at $2 as supplies last. 821-1959.


Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “The Radetzki March” by Joseph Roth. Led by Jacques Rodriguez. Hayfield House, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. Feb. 24. 675-2171.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


Book Release: “Dare to Succeed: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Their Secrets to Success in Business and in Life & Dare You to Succeed!” with contributions by experts from around the world including Back Mountain attorney Bernard Walter, who co-authored the book with Jack Canfield.


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