Pet Care, tips from a representative from the SPCA of Luzerne County. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road, Laflin. Tonight at 6. Registration: 654-3323.
Children’s Carnival, with a visit from hockey mascot Tux, carnival games, a magician, ice cream, coloring contest, face painting and food. Gate of Heaven School, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. 430-4043.
The Bookworms discuss “Framed” by Gordon Korman about a student who doesn’t like the new strict principal at his school. For ages 8 to 12. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. 829-4210.
Teen Advisory Group. Help choose books and movies and plan the Young Adult activities at the Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. For ages 12 to 18. Thursday at 6 p.m. 654-9565.
Do Unto Otters, a reading of Laurie Keller’s book about being a good friend and neighbor. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. Thursday at 6:30 p.m. 829-4210.