By Gene Axton - gaxton@timesleader.com

Friends of the Osterhout Free Library to open book shop at downtown Wilkes-Barre Osterhout location

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The view from the Friends of the Osterhout book shop, located on the newly-renovated third floor of Osterhout Free Library’s Wilkes-Barre location.

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    WILKES-BARRE—The Friends of the Osterhout Free Library will hold the grand opening of their new book shop at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23. The shop, which will be located on the newly-renovated third floor of Osterhout’s downtown Wilkes-Barre location, will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and Thursday from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

    According to the library, hundreds of new Penguin Putnam books and gently used books will be for sale at prices as low as $1.

    Volunteers are needed for the new book shop. Interested parties can contact rosie@dafamily.us for open times and a description of duties. The Friends of the Osterhout Free Library are also accepting members. For more information, contact President Irene Martin at imartin9647@gmail.com or visit osterhout.info.

    Reach Gene Axton at 570-991-6121 or on Twitter @TLArts

    By Gene Axton

    gaxton@timesleader.com

    The view from the Friends of the Osterhout book shop, located on the newly-renovated third floor of Osterhout Free Library’s Wilkes-Barre location.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_View-from-Book-Shop.jpgThe view from the Friends of the Osterhout book shop, located on the newly-renovated third floor of Osterhout Free Library’s Wilkes-Barre location.

    Reach Gene Axton at 570-991-6121 or on Twitter @TLArts