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All events will be at the Taylor Connunity Library unless otherwise indicated. Thursday, Aug. 8

10 a.m. A “Grand” Day at the library. This is a story time is for grandparents and their grandchildren. Stories, songs, games and refreshments. Registration is required. Ages 3-5. This program is a collaboration between the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging and the Lackawanna County Library System.

4 p.m. Polish Language Class

Friday, Aug. 9

10 a.m. to noon. Senior Fair - Riverside Junior/Senior High School. Come to this senior fair and receive information on matters that matter to you. Please note that this event is being held at the Riverside Junior/Senior High School, 310 Davis St. in Taylor.

Monday, Aug. 12

10 a.m. to noon, Medicare Counselor: The APPRISE Program. Do you have questions regarding Medicare? Get help navigating the “ Medicare Maze.” Come to the library to get answers to the questions you may have. The APPRISE program, sponsored by the Voluntary Action Center, is a state-funded program through the Area Agency on Aging.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

1-2 p.m. Purl Girls Book Club. This book club meets on the second Tuesday of the month to discuss cozy, and sometimes not so cozy, mysteries. We also share any knitting projects that we are working on. Call the library for more information or to join.

6-8 p.m. Dark Shadows Club. Spend 2 hours watching the gang on Widow’s Hill.

6:30-7: 30 p.m. Down and Dirty Diggers Gardening Club. Help take care of the library garden. We will meet weekly to weed, water and measure how big plants have grown. Ages 5-12. Registration is required.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

2 p.m. Art and Nature with the Everhart. In this program we will be reading “Flowers are Calling,” by Rita Gray, then follow up with an art lesson on mandalas. Students will learn about the interconnected ecosystem of pollinators in nature and connect those themes with the symmetry and beauty of floral mandalas. Ages 5 -9 years old. Registration is required.

6-7:30 p.m. Free Informational Workshop - Starting a Business. New business information will be discussed from idea to opening day. Presented by Credit Management of Pennsylvania Inc. Registration is required.

4-5:30 p.m. Polish Language Class

Classes are held weekly at the library.

Saturday, Aug. 17

11:30 a.m. to noon. Teen snack and chat for teens grades seven to 12. Bring your ideas to the meeting. Snacks provided.

1 p.m. Robotic arm paper circuit

Monday, Aug. 19

11 a.m. to noon. Well Read Readers. This non-fiction book group meets on the third Monday of the month at 11 am. Call the library for more information or to join.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Library Day at the Scranton/Wilkes Barre Railriders. Children can attend this date’s game with the ticket earned by reading five library books.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

6-7:30 p.m. Free Informational Workshop - First Time Homebuyers. Attend this workshop held by Credit Management of Pennsylvania, Inc., and be ready to buy your first home with confidence. Registration is required.

Thursday, Aug. 22

4-5:30 p.m. Polish Language Class

Friday, Aug. 23

12:30-3:30 p.m. Elder Law Clinic. The Clinic gives Lackawanna County residents 60 and older who live at or below 125 percent of poverty an opportunity to meet with a lawyer for free to prepare wills, powers of attorney and living wills. Appointments can be made for brief advice on other civil matters such as landlord/tenant problems, consumer issues and bankruptcy to name a few areas. Brief advice appointments can end with referrals to another free legal services program if more extensive representation is needed.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

6-7:30 p.m. Free Informational Workshop - Your Next Car Purchase. Attend this workshop before you buy your next car, hosted by Credit Management of Pennsylvania, Inc. Registration is required.

Thursday, Aug. 29

4-5:30 p.m. Polish Language Class

The Taylor Community Library will be closed Saturday, Aug. 31, through Monday, September 2, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. Stop by or call 570-562-1234 to register as necessary for classes and events, or visit