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Mission Statement

The Hazleton Area Public Library strives to inform, enlighten and entertain all people living in Hazleton Area Communities by providing access to books, programs and materials that foster community spirit, learning and growth.



Hazleton
55 N Church St
Hazleton PA 18201
570-454-2961
570-454-0630 Fax
Hours
 
Monday 9:00 - 8:00  
Tuesday 9:00 - 8:00  
Wednesday 9:00 - 8:00  
Thursday 9:00 - 8:00  
Friday 9:00 - 5:00  
Saturday 9:00 - 4:00  
Sunday Closed  

Holiday Schedule for 2014
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 New Year's Day Closed
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Holy Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, April 18, 2014 Good Friday Closed
Saturday, May 24, 2014 Memorial Day Weekend Closed
Monday, May 26, 2014 Memorial Day Closed
Thursday, July 3, 2014 Independence Day Eve 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, July 4, 2014 Independence Day Closed
Saturday, July 5, 2014 Independence Day Weekend Closed
Saturday, August 30, 2014 Labor Day Weekend Closed
Monday, September 1, 2014 Labor Day Closed
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Thanksgiving Eve 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Day Closed
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Holiday Schedule 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Christmas Eve Closed
Thursday, December 25, 2014 Christmas Day Closed
Friday, December 26, 2014 Holiday Schedule 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, December 27, 2014 Holiday Schedule Closed
Monday, December 29, 2014 Holiday Schedule 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Holiday Schedule 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 New Year's Eve 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, January 1, 2015 New Year's Day Closed

Holiday schedules for individual branches vary; please check with a specific branch.


How To Apply For A Library Card

Any resident of the Hazleton Area School District OR Luzerne County is eligible for a library card at no charge upon presentation of proper identification. The signature of a parent/legal guardian is required for children under 18. Your library card may be used at any member library of the Luzerne County Library System, provided you have it with you at the time of checkout. Non-Residents of the Hazleton Area School District and Luzerne County may apply for a card at no charge if their hometown library participates in the Access Pennsylvania program. Library cards are also available to Non-Residents who do not participate in the Access Pennsylvania program for an annual fee of $25.00.

Acceptable forms of identification: Current, valid photo ID (driver's license, non-driver's ID) OR TWO of the following: checkbook, utility bill, credit card statement, vehicle registration, or vehicle insurance card.

Click Here to get a printable library card registration form. NOTE: You must bring the completed form and your identification to the library to complete the registration process.

Solicite una tarjeta de biblioteca del Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Luzerne


Loan Periods

Regular Loan 3 weeks, 2 renewals (3 weeks each) if not on reserve
Short Loan 2 weeks, 2 renewals (2 weeks each) if not on reserve
Interlibrary Loan Set by Lending Library

Fees and Fines

Adult Items .25c/Day
Juvenile Items .10c/Day
Interlibrary Loans .50c/Day (Adult and Juvenile)
Maximum Overdue Fine The cost of the item
Lost Material The purchase price of the item, plus a processing fine
Replacement Library Card $3.00
Replacement Barcode $3.00
NOTE: Once charges on your account have reached $5.00, the system will automatically block you from checking out materials.


Directions

From The North -- Take Route 81 South to Exit 143 - Hazleton Route 924. Turn left onto Route 924. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Broad Street - Route 93. At the fourth traffic light, turn left onto Church Street - Route 309. The Library is on Church Street, at the intersection of Church and Maple Streets, two blocks north of Broad Street.

From The South -- Take Route 81 North to Exit 141 - Hazleton South Beltway. Turn right onto Route 424 (Beltway). Turn left at the traffic light onto Church Street - Route 309. The Library is on Church Street, at the intersection of Church and Maple Streets, one block past the fourth traffic light.

From The East -- Take Route 80 West to Exit 262 - Hazleton Route 309. Turn left onto Route 309 South. Route 309 becomes Church Street in Hazleton. The Library is on Church Street - Route 309, at the intersection of Church and Maple Streets, about six miles from the interstate.

From The West -- Take Route 80 East to Exit 256 - Conyngham Route 93. Turn right onto Route 93. Route 93 becomes Broad Street in Hazleton. Turn right onto Church Street - Route 309, about ten miles from the interstate. The Library is on Church Street, at the intersection of Church and Maple Streets, two blocks north of Broad Street.

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POWER Library

The POWER Library is offered as a service of Pennsylvania's public libraries, school libraries and the State Library. The POWER Library allows you to access full text magazine articles, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more. You will find materials of interest in most subject areas for all age groups from young children to adults.


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