Ackerman to receive Jean Yates Award from Pittston Library

June 27th, 2015 1:51 am

First Posted: 3/20/2013

The 2013 Pittston Memorial Library’s Board of Trustees will hold the annual Jean Yates Award Dinner on Wednesday, April 17 at Mount Carmel Parish Center, William, Street, PIttston. This year’s honoree is Ed Ackerman, editor of the Sunday Dispatch. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. Cost is $60 per person. For tickets, call 654-9565 or visit the library at 47 Broad St..

CEO Afterschool Meals

Hot and nutritious meals are served at the Pittston Library free to all children up to age 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays . Snacks are served from 4 to 5 p.m.Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. No registration is required.

Story Time sessions are ongoing

Toddler Story Time with Miss Nicole will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Preschool Story Time with Miss Patricia will be t 2 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. Note time change for Preschool Storytime. Registration is required.

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