Osterhout Free Library
Member of the Luzerne County Library System

Central: 570-823-0156 *  North: 570-822-4660  *  Plains: 570-824-1862  *  South: 570-823-5544

AboutLocationsHoursBlogsCalendar Home

Online donation system by ClickandPledge

 
  » Look for Books, DVDs... 
  » Look for articles
  » Borrowing Materials
  » Renew Material
  » Reference Department
  » Websites by Subject
  » Ask a Librarian
  » Teens
  » Children
  » En español
  » Osterhout Galleries
 
 

 

View our flickr photos:
Recently added: Lisa Miller visit

Roy Tanck's Flickr Widget requires Flash Player 9 or better.

Get this widget at roytanck.com

Franklin Sleuth Mystery Book Club


The Franklin Street Sleuths Mystery Book Talks evolved from “Detecting Women,” a successful 2001 program funded by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. Now held 10 times a year, this series attracts enthusiastic mystery lovers who enjoy comparing notes on designated books. Each spring, summer, and fall titles are selected in different genres of mystery (historical, cozy, hard-boiled, etc.) in order to expand the horizons of readers who may be familiar with only one or two types of best selling “whodunits.” Participants may purchase copies of selected books at a nominal fee or borrow library copies.

Book discussions for each series are scheduled at three to four week intervals on Thursday evenings in the Library’s Reading Room. Participants, guided by librarians who serve as facilitators of the meetings, engage in lively, usually laughter filled, analysis of the assigned works and refreshments are served. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly.

The book talks are funded in part by the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library.
 

Schedule

 
Resources Accessible from Home

Articles

 Criticism Online Tests 24/7 Reference Magazines

 

Live Tutor Health

Genealogy

Audio Books  
 

 

Contact |    Browser Requirement     Disclaimer Statement  |   Updated 11.18.10  |