Friday, June 09, 2006

Join us for a fun filled summer!

SUMMER READING PROGRAM- Join today to earn weekly prizes for your reading accomplishments! All ages are welcome!

READ-TO-A-DOG - Saturdays, June 10, July 15, and August 5 from 10-11 a.m.
Meet the Therapy Dogs, and read a favorite story to them. Please call 823-0156 Ext.217 to register.

LIVE PET SHOW on the Library Lawn (weather permitting) – Sat., June 17 from 2-3 p.m.
Kids in grades K-6 can enter a pet in our show! All pets must be pre-registered.
Please call 823-0156 Ext. 217 for contest rules and to register.

STUFFED PET SHOW - Saturday, June 17 from 10:30-11:30
Preschool children can enter a favorite stuffed toy pet. All stuffed pets must be pre-registered.
Please call 823-0156 Ext. 217 to register.

MEET THE PIONEERS & CROCKET – Tuesday, June 20 at 1:00 p.m.
Crocket and some of the players from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers arena football team will be here to meet and greet you, answer your questions, sign autographs, and read a story or two.
Please call 823-0156 Ext. 217 to register if you would like to “meet the Pioneers!”

“ONCE UPON A TOON” - Friday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m.
at the Sheehy Farmer Student Center of King’s College
Professional Cartoonist and Storyteller, Joe Wos, will entertain the whole family with fun & fascinating stories that he will draw as he tells them. Please call the Youth Services Desk at 823-0156 Ext. 217 to register.

Stories, crafts, songs & films for preschool children.
Wednesdays, June 21-July 12 from 10:45-11:30 a.m. or 2-2:45 p.m.
Or Thursdays, June 22-July 13 from 6:30-7:15 p.m. Register beginning June 12.

Stories, songs & crafts for toddlers & their parent/caregiver.
Wednesdays, July 19-August 9 from 10-10:30 a.m. or 11-11:30 a.m.
Or Thursdays, July 20-August 10 from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Register beginning July 10.

Many more activities will be offered throughout the summer. Please call the Youth Services desk at 823-0156 Ext. 217 for a complete schedule.

Summer Activities for Teens!

YA Poetry Workshop Group
Ages 12-18 Meets weekly on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

New members are welcome. Poetry can be submitted and reviewed. Learn how to capture your inspiration and manage your time to write. Understand the value of
revision to complete and polish your work. Light refreshments are served.
Call for more information at 823-0156 ext 217.

Otaku Anime Group Meeting
For Ages 11-18 Meets monthly.

Come join us to discuss your favorite Anime. Bring books and talk about why you like
it. Art work and origami demonstrations are available. Light refreshments will be served. Call 823-0156 ext 217 for dates and times.

Teen Babysitting Course
For ages 11-18 Two part course offered July 8th and 15th 9:00 a.m. to 12:30p.m.

Back by popular demand, the Red Cross will be offering a two-part course in babysitting techniques in the Gates Meeting Room of the Osterhout Free Library. Fee for the
course is $40.00. Please make a check out to the American Red Cross. Your check
insures your registration. This course is taught by a Red Cross instructor and participants
will receive a manual and wallet size card to certify completion. Call 823-0156 ext 217
to register.

2006 Teen Summer Reading Program
Starting June 1st, fill out a coupon with your name & title of a book you have read and place it in the box in the YA Area for a drawing at the end of the summer – no limit!