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570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

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.


Teen Time Snow Globes
Students in grades 7-12 are invited to join us as we make snow globes!  The program takes place on Tuesday, January 9th from 6:00-7:00. You must register by calling the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.

Winter  Storytime
Registration for the Winter Storytime session will begin Monday, January 8th.   Toddler Storytime, for children currently ages 2 and 3 will be offered Wednesdays at 11:00.  Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.   Preschool Storytime, for children ages 4-5 will be 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.

LEGO Time
On Monday, January 15 (Martin Luther King Day) from 2:00-3:00, children in grades 1-8 are invited to join us at the library for our LEGO Time program. Bring your LEGOS and show off your building skills! Don’t have LEGOS? No problem. We will pair you with another student.
Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.

Saturday Storytime
Join us on Saturday, January 27th for our “Ada Twist, Scientist” storytime. Children ages 4-7 can listen to a story, and participate in some fun activities. Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.