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Wilkes-Barre literary magazine Word Fountain releases new issue at Osterhout Free Library on Nov. 2

Wilkes-Barre literary magazine Word Fountain releases new issue at Osterhout Free Library on Nov. 2

From a press release: On Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m., Word Fountain, the literary magazine of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre, will celebrate the launch of its 14th issue since their first experimental leaflet back in the fall of 2009. There was a two-year hiatus before the relaunch of the summer of 2016 […]

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Wilkes-Barre literary magazine Word Fountain now open for submissions until March 31

Wilkes-Barre literary magazine Word Fountain now open for submissions until March 31

From a press release: The editors of Word Fountain, the literary magazine of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre, have announced that they are once again open for submissions. The deadline for writers to send in their work is Friday, March 31, with a particular interest in work by local writers from Northeastern Pennsylvania and […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2016

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2016

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books (and sometimes movies) available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches.

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Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre is seeking writers for 2016 Word Fountain relaunch

Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre is seeking writers for 2016 Word Fountain relaunch

From a press release: After a long hiatus, a new editing staff is working toward a spring relaunch of Word Fountain, the literary magazine of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre, and they’re seeking emerging and established writers to send in fresh stories, poems, flash fiction, essays, brief memoirs, and other short pieces. The first […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for August 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for August 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books (and sometimes movies) available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches. Also, be sure […]

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Brewsterhout Rooftop Party benefits Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 7

Brewsterhout Rooftop Party benefits Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 7

From a press release: The Brewsterhout Party is back and returning to the roof on Friday, Aug. 7 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. on the top level of the downtown Intermodal Center (47 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre). It happens rain or shine, so the festivities just drop down a level if Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate. The […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for March 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for March 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches.

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches. We also have a movie recommendation […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for January 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for January 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches.

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Osterhout Library offers chance to win $4,000 Bermuda vacation

Osterhout Library offers chance to win $4,000 Bermuda vacation

From a press release: The Osterhout Free Library announced today that Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is sponsoring a Bermuda Island Getaway Raffle in conjunction with the library’s 125th Anniversary Gala. The gala will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Westmoreland Club (59 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre), with the […]