Adult Programs




Kirby Book Club
Saturday, September 22 - 1:00pm
The selected book is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.

New members welcome!



Socrates Cafe

Wednesday, September 26 at 6:30pm.
Conducted by Steve Wallace
Adults from all walks of life gather for
conversation and intellectual interaction.
The group meets the fourth Wednesday
of the month in the Reading Room.
Registration is not necessary just show up!




America's Fascination with Serial Killers
presented by Superior Court Judge Correale Stevens
Tuesday, October 2 at 6:30pm
Call 570-474-9313 to register!


America's Fascination with Serial Killers will be presented at the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library on Tuesday, October 2 at 6:30pm by Superior Court Judge Correale Stevens. Judge Stevens is a former Supreme Court Justice, PA House member, Luzerne County District Attorney and trial judge.

The presentation will focus on criminal profiling, forensic evidence, and characteristics of serial killers. The discussion will include the crime of homicide and the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit with details of what happens at a crime scene, e.g. collecting evidence and organized crime scene vs unorganized crime scene. How the courts handle high profile cases such as that of serial killers Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy and others will also be included.

Registration for this program may be done by visiting the library located at 35 Kirby Ave., Mountaintop or by calling 570-474-9313. Due to the serious nature of the material, this program is not suitable for children.




Justice Grown Information Night
Wednesday, October 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Call 570-474-9313


Representatives from Justice Grown Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Edwardsville, will review the basics of the PA Medical Marijuana Program, answer questions, & make themselves available to anyone who needs help registering for the medical marijuana program.

Call 570-474-9313 to register for the library program.

Justice Grown is committed to providing a safe, compassionate environment for patients to have access to their medication, & empowering patients on being more educated in regards to their medication.




Meet NEPA Paranormal's Ghost Detectives

Experience some thrills and chills courtesy of NEPA Paranormal's Ghost Detectives when team members visit the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountaintop on October 17 at 6:30 pm.

NEPA Paranormal's Ghost Detectives was formed in 2011 and is made up of members of some of the most experienced and popular teams in Pennsylvania. Members of the team have been featured on national television shows such as Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures" and Animal Planet's "The Haunted".

NEPA Paranormal's Ghost Detectives films and produces all of their own material and present a professional, family oriented show that educates and entertains the viewers.

Ghost Detectives utilizes new technologies that are developed by Bob Christopher, co-founder and lead investigator of NEPA Paranormal. Ghost Detectives want to stand out and present a family atmosphere as well as be innovators in the field of paranormal research.

Register for this program by calling 570-474-9313.




Communicating For Success: Watch your Language!

Paul Hatrak, CPA, CGMA, and Certified Business Coach of Hatrak Associates, LLC will present a workshop entitled, Communicating for Success: Watch Your Language! at the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library on Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30pm.

As President of Hatrak Associates, LLC and a FocalPoint Certified Business Coach, Paul's mission is to work with entrepreneurially minded professionals who are seeking to grow professionally and personally.

Business owners, entrepreneurs and individuals who want to start their own business are encouraged to attend, learn and network. Through this interactive workshop, attendees will learn to become sustainable with improved focused thinking and identifying behavioral styles that will tailor their brand message to a target audience. Business owners may be losing up to 75% of business opportunities due to the lack of an entrepreneurial mindset and by communicating the same way with everyone. Attorneys will receive 1 CLE. CPAs will receive 1 CPE.

Register for this free program at the Circulation Desk or call 570-474-9313.


COLOR ME CALM!
Wednesday, November 7, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Relax and recharge by spending some quiet time
coloring your cares away while listening to soothing music!
Coloring pages & supplies will be provided
or feel free to bring your own.

Register at Circulation Desk or call 570-474-9313.




Free Computer Classes
Are you or someone you know struggling to learn the basics of computers?
Join one of our free classes today simply by calling or visiting the library to sign up!

Adults ages 18 & older may choose from two basic computer classes.

Beginner Computer Lessons
Every other Thursday from 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
One-on-one training of basic computer skills.
Intended for people with no previous experience.

Second Level Computer Lessons
Every other Wednesday from 3:30pm - 4:30pm.
One-on-one training for email and web browsing.
Great if you already know the basics!