Thursday, February 22, 2007

And they're off!

Our Flat Travelers have departed today for their international library adventures. Almost 40 travelers went to one of the following locations:
Bloomfield, New Mexico
Brooklyn, New York
Buffalo, New York
Humble, Texas
Kansas City, Missouri
New Haven, Connecticut

Joondalup WA, Australia

At the end of March we will have a Welcome Party! Keep visiting the library to find out when your traveler returns!

In the mean time make sure to check out the inspiration for the project- Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown!

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

YOU’RE INVITED! to the Cat In The Hat’s Birthday Party

Come help celebrate the Cat in the Hat’s 50th birthday! We’ll read the classic, make hats and enjoy some birthday snacks! For all Cat in the Hat Fans!

Date: 03/02/07

Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Call the libary at 570-823-0156 ext. 217 to register. Can't wait to see you there!

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Teen Book Club starts this Wednesday, February 21st at 6:00 p.m. There's still time to sign up or just stop by to say hi! Don't miss your chance to talk about your favorite books and have some snacks. We'll talk about the opportunity to write reviews for the library's blog!

Email Elizabeth at for more information or to register!

Friday, February 09, 2007

Attention Critics!

We need your help! Have you recently read a book you loved? Have you listened to a great cd or watched an amazing movie?

Write a brief summary of your comments and we'll post it on our blog! Also we don't have something in our collection that is a must please let us know.

Email your comments pr suggestions to

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Free Books!

A Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) free book distribution will be held at the Central Library and Branches on the following dates and times:

Central- 71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre-
Saturday, February 10th from 2-4 p.m.

North Branch- 235 George Ave., Parsons-
Tuesday, February 13th from 3:30-5 p.m.

South Branch- 2 Airy St., Wilkes-Barre-
Wednesday, February 14th from 3-5 p.m.

Plains Branch- 126 North Main Street, Plains-
Thursday, February 15th from 3-5 p.m.

All children are invited to attend one distribution to recieve a free book.

Book Club

Don't miss your chance to share your favorite book or complain about that book you're reading for class!

The Teen Book Club will begin on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.

We will meet weekly and have snacks! Come meet new friends and share your love of reading.