Oktoberfest @ the Library

Thursday, October 7, 6:30 p.m. @ the SML. Learn all about the history and traditions of Oktoberfest during a guided tasting of vintage German beers. You will also learn about the brewing process, the story of the Paulaner brewery, and how Oktoberfest is celebrated both abroad and in the U.S. today. Attendees can enjoy classic Oktoberfest snacks and everyone will receive a beer mug to keep! Must be 21 years or older to participate. Please sign up here.

Traditional munich pretzel next to mug of beer on wooden tabele for Oktoberfest. Close up.

Scranton Writers Club

Begins Saturday, October 2 @ 10 a.m. via Zoom. Are you interested in writing but don’t know where to begin? Join our new Writers Club for a place of fun, creativity, camaraderie, and mentorship. Local author and editor Tim Jacobs will lead the writing sessions, which will meet one Saturday a month. Sign up here to get yourself started! All are welcome.

The Discovery of a Masterpiece with Mallory Mortillaro

Wednesday, September 29 @ 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. While cataloging artwork at the Hartley Dodge Foundation, curator Mallory Mortillaro uncovered a masterpiece that had been lost to the art world since the 1930s. After a year of research, the piece was authenticated as an official work by Auguste Rodin. Mallory will share how a simple project evolved into one of the biggest art finds in recent history! Please sign up here.

Mallory Mortillaro.

Classics@Scranton: The Good Earth

Wednesday, October 13, 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Join us to discuss another great classic of world literature. This month, we’ll be reading “The Good Earth” by Pearl S. Buck. This gorgeous novel, set in agrarian China, tells the poignant tale of an honest Chinese farmer, Wang Lung, and his family as they navigate changing times. Sign up here to join in the conversation!