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570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

Mobile Printing
With our Mobile Print Service, you can use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library's printer from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to pay for (10 cents per page),  release, and pick up your printing.     Use this link: http://www.printeron.net/hapl/central

Hazleton Library Hours

Day  Hours
 Monday through Thursday  9:00 - 8:00
 Friday  9:00 - 5:00
 Saturday  9:00 - 4:00
 Sunday  CLOSED
Library News for the Week of May 21

Holiday Hours
Please note that HAPL will be closed Saturday, May 26 and Monday, May 28.

Blu-rays
Hazleton Area Public Library is now adding a selection of Blu-ray DVDs to its holdings. Several movie titles are only available on Blu-ray. So when you visit HAPL, be certain to check out our offerings.

Adult Summer Film Quest
Hazleton Area Public Library will kick its adult summer film quest on Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 in the community room. This year’s theme is Libraries Rock. There will be a series of three diverse musicals screened from June through August. Reservations are required, and may be placed by phoning the reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Healthy Food: Fun to Play With & to Eat
Today is the last day to register for HAPL’S Healthy Food program happening tomorrow at 6:00. The program is free and open to the public. Reservations are required, and may be placed by phoning the children’s department of the library at 570-454-2961.

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Library News for the Week of May 14

Blu-ray
Hazleton Area Public Library is now adding a selection of Blu-ray DVDs to its holdings. Several movie titles are only available on Blu-Ray. So when you visit HAPL, be certain to check out our offerings.

Adult Summer Film Quest
Watch this column for information regarding the start of our adult summer film quest in June. The theme this year is LIBRARIES ROCK, with musicals as the genre.

Summer Quest for Kids
Registration for the library’s Summer Quest Program will begin Monday June 11th and continue throughout the summer. Summer Quest is open to children who will be entering grades one through twelve in the fall who have their own library card. Club members will receive a calendar of events and activities upon enrollment. The Hazleton Area Public Library will also host a Read-To-Me Summer Reading Program for Toddlers and Preschoolers.   Read-To-Me members may use their parents’ library cards to participate. A calendar of storytimes will be provided at registration.

The Summer Quest Program will be offered at the main library and its branches. Children may enroll only at one location. A parent or legal guardian must be present to enroll the child. Members will be asked to perform eight educational activities to complete the Summer Quest. The activities range from reading and arts to technology and experiences.

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Library News for the Week of May 7

Blu-ray
Hazleton Area Public Library is now adding a selection of Blu-ray DVDs to its holdings. Several movie titles are only available on Blu-ray. So when you visit HAPL, be certain to check out our offerings.

Computer Basics
Hazleton Area Public Library staffer Jeffery Wagner will be offering a general program on computer basics for adults on Friday, May 11th at 10:00 in the reference department. Wagner will cover topics such as: distinctions between and usage of computer hardware and software, using an internet browser to navigate the internet, and other helpful hints in using a computer. Reservations are required before Tuesday, May 8th. The program is offered free, but due to limited seating, please contact HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961 to save your seat.

Adult Summer Film Quest
Watch this column for information regarding the start of our adult summer film quest in June. The theme this year is LIBRARIES ROCK, with musicals as the genre.

Teen Time Glow in the Dark
On Tuesday, May 8th, students in grades 7-12 can join us to make a glow in the dark craft. The program runs from 6:00-7:00. Contact the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961 to sign up.

Youth Volunteers
The Children’s Department of the library is now seeking youth volunteers between the ages of 14 and 17 who are interested in helping with the Summer Quest Program.   Volunteers are scheduled for two hours per week over the course of the summer. Hours can be used toward graduation projects. Teens interested in volunteering should visit the Children’s Department and pick-up an application. For more information, contact the Children’s Department of the Library at 570-454-2961. Applications are due by Monday, June 4th.

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Library News for the Week of April 30

May the Fourth Be With You!
In a library galaxy, not far, far away, Hazleton Area Public Library invites you to “May the Fourth be With You!” Celebrate on Friday, May 4th at HAPL in the Cosmos room (Community Room/ Green St. Entrance) at 6:00.  Enjoy Episode IV of an intergalactic epic, have a photo taken with some of your favorite character’s cutouts, and celestial refreshments. Come dressed as your favorite SW character. Prizes for the best costume!  Reservations are required, and may be placed by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961 prior to Monday, April 30th.

Blu-ray
Hazleton Area Public Library is now adding a selection of Blu-ray DVDs to its holdings. Several movie titles are only available on Blu-ray. When you visit HAPL be certain to check out our offerings.

Computer Basics
Hazleton Area Public Library staffer Jeffery Wagner will be offering a general program on computer basics for adults on Friday, May 11th at 10:00 in the reference department. Wagner will cover topics such as: distinctions between and usage of computer hardware and software, using an internet browser to navigate the internet, and other helpful hints in using a computer. Reservations are required before Tuesday, May 8th. The program is offered free, but due to limited seating please contact HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961 to save your seat.

Adult Summer Film Quest
Watch this column for information regarding the start of our adult summer film quest in June. The theme this year is LIBRARIES ROCK, with musicals as the genre.

Read more ...