Let’s contend we revisit a Osterhout Library since we adore to steal a bestsellers. Or we need to use one of a computers.
Maybe you’re a teen who enjoys “Video Game and Grilled Cheese Night” or a preschooler who likes to hear stories about Curious George and that Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar.
Whatever brings we to a library, chances are you’ve never set feet in a third-floor “stacks,” a storage area that’s suffered some plaster-crumbling charge repairs and has been sealed to a open for years.
The Osterhout Library staff is fervent to see that area remade and improved utilized, executive executive Rick Miller said, and an eager group from Leadership Wilkes-Barre’s Class of 2015 is dynamic to assistance them do only that.
Calling themselves Readership Wilkes-Barre, a group has orderly a ‘Fun’draiser called “Books, Brews, Bands and Booze,” set for 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 during Bottlenecks tavern and eatery in downtown Wilkes-Barre.
Featured party will be by renouned internal thespian and guitarist MIZ, whom group member Brandi Bartush of Dupont describes as carrying “a mellow, acoustic, bluegrass kind of sound.”
Auction baskets, raffle tickets and a money bar charity “the favorite drinks of eminent authors” will be partial of a fun.
Fellow organizer Jim Bonczek of Plains pronounced a group came adult with a list of about 20 intensity projects before determining on a Osterhout.
“They were all so worthy, we had a tough time deciding,” pronounced Janet Stochla of Edwardsville.
“The word we kept entrance behind to,” Bonczek said, “is a library is a genuine post of a community.”
“I’ve come to conclude it some-more and some-more as we got older,” pronounced Lindsay Mazzocco from a Nanticoke area, who describes herself as “a large fan of books on tape” that she borrows from a library by a armload.
“We wish other people to comprehend only how most a library has to offer,” Stochla added.
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