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55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

2017 Tax Forms
Hazleton Area Public Library serves as a distribution point for federal and state tax forms. 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ forms have arrived, as well as 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ instructions and some PA tax forms. To order tax products to be delivered by mail, phone 1-800-829-3676. To view and download forms, use irs.gov/orderforms.

Spring Music in the Air
Hazleton Area Public Library is pleased to present a very special spring concert with classical guitarist, Robert Dopira. His spring program will focus on classical,  popular, and Broadway music. The spring performance is scheduled for Friday, April 6th at 6:00 in HAPL’s Community Room (Green St. Entrance). The library will be closing at 5:00, so all attendees will have to enter on the Green St. side of the building. Mr. Dopira won a scholarship to the Roman Festival Orchestra in Italy to perform in their summer performance program. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in performance, and completed his Master’s Degree courses. Spring Music in the Air is open free of charge to the general public, but reservations are required. To place reservations, please contact HAPL’s reference desk no later than Saturday, March 31st.

Spring Film Series
HAPL’s film series for spring will be begin Thursday, March 22nd at 6:00 in HALP’s Community Room (Green St. entrance). Reservations are required, and may be placed by phoning the library’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Senior Wellness
Hazleton Area Public Library will host a senior wellness program on Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 in its community room (Green St. Entrance).  The presenter will be Marijo Penkala, director of the Hazleton Active Adult Center. This program will cover topics such as easy and safe ways to remain active as we age, nutrition trips and tricks, and other valuable resources available to seniors in the Hazleton Area. Penkala has over thirty years of experience working toward the betterment of life for seniors in the Hazleton Area. Reservations are required, and may be placed by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Spring Storytime
Toddler Storytime, for children currently ages 2 and 3, is offered Wednesdays at 10:30. 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.

St. Patrick’s Day Party
Children ages 5-10 are invited to join us on Saturday, March 17th at 10:00 for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. There will be games, activities, snacks, and a craft. Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the Hazleton Area Public Library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.

Teen Time Card Night
Tired of playing the same old games? Students in grades 7-12 will try out different types of card games to discover something new and fun to play on Tuesday, March 13th at 6:00. Call the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961 to register.

Memorial Books
The New Irish table, in memory of Marie Bonner, from Marilyn Gordon.

The airborne in World War II, in memory of J. Bernard Boyle, from Tony & Lorraine Boyle and Carolyn Fellin.

Easy garden projects, in memory of J. Bernard Boyle, from Gwen, Mary Alice, & Joan (from Atty. Schneider’s Law Office).

Catholic social teaching and distributism, in memory of Msgr. Emmanuel Capozzelli, from Anna Grace Yanuzzi Krusinski.

Paula Deen’s air fryer cookbook, in memory of Marie DeCarlo, from Providence Place.

Survival guide for coaching youth basketball, in memory of William Drumheller, from Tim Donovan & Family.

Neptune, in memory of Frank Feduik, from Pat & Jerry Matteo.

The art and craft of wood, in memory of Daniel Fornataro, from Anthony & Denise Lucadamo and Family.

The complete photo manual, in memory of Daniel Fornataro, from Anthony & Denise Lucadamo and Family.

Hand tool basics, in memory of Daniel Fornataro, from Irene Morelli.

Joinery, in memory of Daniel Fornataro, from Leo & Nancy Gentle.

Autodrome, in memory of Edward Genetti, from Donna & Marty Delehanty.

Incorporate your business, in memory of Edward Genetti, from Bill & Pat Genetti.

Lisa Comfort’s sew over it vintage, in memory of Beverly Kisenwether, from Joseph & Dawn Sofranko.

The savvy seamstress, in memory of Beverly Kisenwether, from Mary Macejko & Family.

Sewing knits from fit to finish, in memory of Beverly Kisenwether, from Maryanne & Jack Petrilla.

Dressmaking, in memory of Rosemary McKelvey, from Michele Yurchak.

Heading out, in memory of Bernard Rebarchak, from Providence Place.

Ski touring and snowshoeing in the Dolomites, in memory of Fr. John Salko, from Antoinette & Harold Refowich.

Houseplants, in memory of Carol Lee Sipple, from Hazleton Area Garden Club.

Macrame for beginners and beyond, in memory of Faith Wendel, from Providence Place.

Kirk and Anne, in memory of Jean A. Zeppi, from Ann Cassano.

Honor Books
Handpicked, in honor of Hazleton Area Garden Club (85th Anniversary), from Hazleton Area Garden Club.

Raise your kids to succeed, in honor of Alexandra Walser (Birthday), from Beverly Walser.

13 things mentally strong parents don’t do, in honor of Dr. & Mrs. Michael Washinsky (Anniversary), from Beverly Walser.