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570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

Weather Notice 

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If the Hazleton Area School District delays or closes

due to inclement weather conditions

the Hazleton Area Public Library will not open before 10:00. 

If weather is “severe”, please watch our website or Facebook for alerts, or phone 570-454-2961 to confirm library hours.

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 January 15

Celebrate Puzzle Day
Hazleton Area Public Library, in addition to saluting National Puzzle Day on January 29th in its entryway window display, will offer our patrons an opportunity to contribute to three jigsaw puzzles.There will be a puzzle for children, another for young adults, and a third for adults. Stop by and participate. 

Patron Weather Notice
In the event the Hazleton Area School District schedules a delay due to weather conditions, Hazleton Area Public Library will open at 10:00. Please call the library at 570-454-2961, or visit this website or our Facebook page on days when weather conditions are “severe” to verify that HAPL will be open. 

Winter  Storytime
Toddler Storytime for children currently ages 2 and 3 is offered Wednesdays at 11:00.  Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Preschool Storytime, for children ages 4-5 is offered Wednesdays at 6:00. The six week session of Preschool Storytime incorporates many facets of early learning and school readiness. For more information, contact the Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.

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Library News for the Week of January 8

HAPL Window Displays
Hazleton Area Public Library pays homage to Martin Luther King, Jr. in one of its entryway window displays throughout the month of January. In the opposite window, HAPL celebrates National Puzzle Day on Monday, January 29th. Check out all things puzzles! As an added bonus to this display, come into the library on this date and help us create some puzzles. There will be a puzzle for children, young adults, and adults. So come join in the fun!

Patron Weather Notice
In the event the Hazleton Area School District schedules a delay due to weather conditions, Hazleton Area Public Library will open at 10:00.Please call the library at 570-454-2961, or visit this website or our Facebook page on days when weather conditions are “severe” to verify that HAPL will be open.

Book Club
Hazleton Area Public Library begins its new book club season on Thursday, January 11th at 6:00 in HAPL’s Community Room (Green St. Entrance). Anyone interested in joining the group, should phone HAPL’s reference desk to sign up.

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Library News for the Week of January 1

Please note
Hazleton Area Public Library will be closed Monday January 1st in observance of New Year’s Day. 

Patron Weather Notice
In the event the Hazleton Area School District schedules a delay due to weather conditions, Hazleton Area Public Library will open at 10:00. Please call the library at 570-454-2961 on days when weather conditions are “severe” to verify that HAPL will be open.

Book Club
Hazleton Area Public Library begins its new book club season on Thursday, January 11th at 6:00 in HAPL’s Community Room (Green St. Entrance).
Anyone interested in joining the group should phone HAPL’s reference desk to sign up.

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