WP Library to host ‘Dance, Dance Egypt-lution’

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The movie “The Quiet Man” will be shown at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 17, at the Pittston Memorial Library for people of all ages in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

The Pittston Memorial Library is located at 47 Broad St., Pittston. Reach it by phone at 570-654-9565 or follow it on Twitter @pittstonmemlib.

To date, the Pittston Memorial Library has found over $1,000 for our patrons through a free search of the PA Unclaimed Property Database.

The Teen Reading Lounge will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. Call the library to register.

A book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Pittston Library, will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 in the library’s basement.

The Pittston Memorial Library presents “The World’s Greatest Elvis, Shawn Klush” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 at the Theatre at Lackawanna College. VIP (meet, greet, refreshments) and general admission tickets are available by calling 570-955-1455 or online at etix.com.

The Pittston Kiwanis will host a Spring Fling (food, beverage, baskets and entertainment) to benefit the Friends of the Pittston Library from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday March 22 at the Susquehanna Brewing Company. Donation is $20 and tickets are available at the library.

“Black Lung: The Discovery, Uses and Stories of Anthracite Mining In Northeastern Pennsylvania” by John “Dick” Zborovian is on sale at the Pittston Memorial Library for $15 with all of the proceeds going back to the library.

Movie Night for Kids age 5-11 is at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. Call the library to register.

The book club will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 31. “No Country For Old Men” is the featured book and copies can be picked up at the front desk.

The Lego Club meets at 4 p.m. every Monday. Children age 5 and up are welcome to enjoy lego free play. The library provides the legos to build with.

The Science Club will meet at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 20. Children age 7 and up are welcome. Call to register.

The Crochet Club meets at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and at 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Beginner Computer class are held every Thursday at 10 a.m. Call the library to register for this basic class.

The library has a sign up for the next story time session. We meet in the morning on Tuesday and Wednesday and have an all age family story time at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Sign up at the front desk or call the library 570-654-9565 for more information.

The next Friends meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 24.

The Grandparents Support Group is being held at noon on the fourth Monday of each month.


The Wyoming Free Library and Cameo House Bus Tours are running a bus trip to tour the Downton Abbey costume exhibit at Winterthur Museum in Delaware. The trip is Saturday, June 7. Cost of the trip is $175 per seat - this includes the bus seat, breakfast treat, goodie bag, water, English brunch, light snack on the way home and admission to the museum. For reservations, call Anne at 570-655-3420 or email anne.cameo@verizon.net. For more information on the trip, visit the library Facebook page or web-page at www.wyomingfreelibrary.com

The Wyoming Free Library invites children ages 5 and older to unlock their imaginations at our Lego Club. Upcoming Saturday dates are April 12, May 3 and June 14 from 11 a.m. to noon. Call the library at 570-693-1364 to register.

West Pittston

The West Pittston Library is located at 200 Exeter Ave., West Pittston. Reach it by phone at 570-654-9847.

Organic and Sustainable Living discussion will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 20. Join Justin Naylor to discuss organic and sustainable agriculture and why farming is a topic that should concern all of us. During his talk, Justin will discuss composting to chemical pollution and farmers’ markets to food recalls, Justin will present an overview of why we all should be thinking about what we eat and where that food comes from. Justin Naylor teaches Latin at Wyoming Seminary and, with his wife Dillon, has operated Old Tioga Farm, a small vegetable farm with on-farm restaurant in Stillwater since 2007. Registration is recommended for this free program.

Dance, Dance Egypt-lution! will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 at the Corpus Christi Church, Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston. Join Habiba from the UPenn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. She’ll share traditional dances of Egypt and how they have provided a moving record of a vanishing way of life. Through discussion, demonstration and by participation, these dances will reveal the dance styles of the Egyptian people and reveal the essence of these people. Registration is recommended for this free program. This lecture is sponsored by the Alice Judge Costello Lecture Series.

Houdini’s History and Magic session will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 24. This year marks the 140th birthday of Harry Houdini. Join Bravo the Great from the Houdini Museum in Scranton for interesting Houdini facts and memorabilia as well as an all-ages magic show featuring live animals. Registration is required for this free program. This lecture is sponsored by the Alice Judge Costello Lecture Series.

Investigation Garden Village Part II will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. Join the Greater Pittston Historical Society to view long-forgotten photographs as well as assisting to identify friends, neighbors, family members or even yourself in long-forgotten photos. Registration is recommended for this free program.

Weekly Story Time is held at 1 p.m. every Friday. Introduce children to the library and get them interested in books with our weekly Story Time. Each Story Time includes books, songs and crafts related to that week’s theme. Ssign up by Wednesday of each week for this free program.

Story Time with Misericordia will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 26. Students from the Speech-Language Pathology Department of Misericordia University will conduct this Story Time as well as educate parents and care-givers on language development and literacy. Registration is required for this free program.

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