Book Discussion and Signing, with Harrison Wick, author of “Luzerne County,” a book illustrating the boroughs, townships and villages in a collection of photographs, advertisements and histories. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Saturday at 10 a.m. 821-1959.
Tolstoy Book Club, a continuing discussion of the epic “War and Peace.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. Wednesday at 7 p.m. 829-4210.
Wyoming County Reads, a discussion of the classic novel “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley titled “Frankenstein: Gothic Romance, Science Fiction or Feminist Novel?” Tunkhannock Public Library, 220 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Wednesday at 7 p.m. 996-1500.
Socrates Café. Discuss, listen or raise questions about a philosophical topic. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Thursday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. 821-1959.
History Book Club, a discussion of “Defenders of the Faith: Charles V, Suleyman the Magnificent and the Battle for Europe, 1520-1536” by James Reston Jr. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. Thursday at 7 p.m. 829-4210.
Can’t Stop Now! The 18th-poetry collection by Swoyersville native John Yamrus who is known for his lean, well-crafted poems. Published by Epic Rites Press and available at $17.50 at epicrites.org.
Untying Knots: Ten Simple Steps to Conclude a Toxic Relationship, a concise guide to help when you or someone you love is in a toxic relationship, written by Dallas resident Jennie R. Martin. Available at amazon.com or xlibris.com.