June 27th, 2015 1:19 am

First Posted: 9/18/2013

The public libraries in Pittston and West Pittston have listed several events for the fall season.

A unique program on The Titanic is scheduled for Sept. 30 at the West Pittston Library.

An Oktoberfest at Susquehanna Brewery on October 19 will benefit the Pittston Library.


Story time

Children’s Story Time is at 1 p.m. every Friday. Each Story Time includes books, songs and crafts related to that week’s fun, kid-friendly theme. Sign up each week by Wednesday. Topics this fall include Back To School, Grandparents Day, Flying High, Fall, Cooking, Zoo Animals, Halloween, Arthur, Little Critters, Bears and Thanksgiving.

Free e-books

E-books are now available for borroing; sign-up for a device-specific workshop instructed by Anne Bramblett-Barr and Summer Belles. Bring your own device and learn to navigate through our e-book collection. Basic knowledge of your mobile device is required. Ipad instruction at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 23, Nook HD/HD+ instruction at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 16, Google Nexus 7 instructionat 1 p.m. on Oct. 1 and at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 11, Kindle Fire instruction at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 and at 1 p.m. on Nov. 12. Registration is required for this free program.

Removing viruses

Tired of viruses slowing your computer down or, worse, making it crash? Tired of paying someone to remove a virus every time your computer catches one? Jim Luft of Iron-Tech Computer and Network Services will teach you to take matters into your own hands and remove common computer viruses yourself at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 25. Registration is required for this free program.

Banned books

Celebrate Banned Books Week Sept. 22-28, by joining our new Adult Services Coordinator Jen Moran at 6 p.m. on Sept. 25 in a discussion of Harper Lee’s novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which holds the title of the fourth-most challenged novel of all time. Copies are available at the front desk of the Library. Registration is required for this free program.

The Titanic

Did you know Milton Hershey was booked to board the Titanic but at the last minute changed his plans? Hear more stories about fate, heroic rescues and personal tragedies from Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commissioner William Lewis, Wilkes-Barre area resident Mae Thomas, who has close family ties to the disaster, and veteran area newsman David DeCosmo who will share his story of how he helped to solve a 60-year Titanic mystery. The program is set for 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 30.


Oktoberfest Oct. 19, at Susquehanna Brewing Company 6 to 10 p.m. Admission $15.00 per person. Food, drinks, entertainment, gift baskets & brewery tours.

Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the library’s annual handmade gift fair. All crafts are handmade, a bake sale, book sale, scavenger hunt and reindeer food bar.

Lego Club will be held every Monday at 4 p.m.

Grandparents support group is being held the 4th Monday of each month at noon.

Craft Club will be held the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m.

Science Club will be held the third Thursday of each month at 4 p.m.

Movie Nights will be held monthly. First is September 26 at 5:45 p.m.

Snacks and Stories is a new storytime for kids of all ages. Wednesdays at 4 p.m.

Storytime for kids toddler and preschool age. Toddlers will meet on Tuesdays at 10 and Wednesdays at 11:30 and Preschoolers will meet on Tuesdays at 11:30 and Wednesdays at 10. Call to register 654-9565

Board Game night will be held the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m.