Saturday, April 22, 2006

Fine Arts Fiesta

Look for your favorite Youth Services Librarians at Fine Arts Fiesta in downtown Wilkes-Barre May 18-21st. We'll be reading stories each day! Join the all the fun of this great cultural festival!

For more information on The Fine Arts Fiesta take a look at their website at

Friday, April 14, 2006

Special Family Storytime

For the first time ever, Pennsylvania has selected "Once Book for Every Young Child" to highlight the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers.

This year's book selection is Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse a picture book by Pennsylvania author Lindsay Barrett George.

In celebration of this book join as for a fun evening of crafts, puppets and songs. Each family attending will recieve a copy of the book Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse to keep and enjoy.

The story time is Monday, April 17, 2006 at 6:30-7:30 p.m.

This is a free event but please call the Youth Services Department at 823-0156 ext. 217 to register.

For more information and resources on the "One Book Every Young Child" please visit their website at

History Alive

With our friends from the Wilkes University History Club come take a visual tour through history from a child's perspective.

April 22- Meet a Civil War solider
April 29- Learn about the local Native American Tribes
May 6- Celebrate Rosa Parks

All events are from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in the Youth Services Department of the Osterhout Free Library.

Space is limited so please call to register at 823-0156 ext. 217.

Monday, April 10, 2006

The Osterhout Free Library will be open 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 14, 2006.

The Library's Branches will be closed on this day.

Happy Holidays from the Staff of the Youth Services Department.

Check out our OPAC your Easter or Passover books!