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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 Printing will be available for 48 hours from the time you send it to the printer.

 

 

 

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 August 19

Gmail Basics
Gmail is a free email service provided by Google. It allows users to send and receive email and remain in contact with others via a digital medium.This class will cover Gmail basics including setting up a Gmail account, sending and receiving email, writing and editing an email, security, and deleting email. This program is free and open to the public. It will be held on Tuesday, August 20 from 10:00-11:00. Registration is required as seating is limited. Registration can be placed by visiting or calling the library's reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Flash Fiction (Writing Workshop) Adults & teens 16+
For a real challenge to your storytelling skills, try your hand at Flash Fiction. Do you think you can tell a complete story in less than 750 words? 250? How about 50? In this workshop, you'll get an overview of the flash fiction genre. Together we'll explore the form by reading and discussing examples. Prompts and exercises specifically aimed at generating flash fiction will be provided along with time to write. Sharing your writing is encouraged, but not required. Additional resources provided will include further reading and opportunities to publish your work. Register in person or by calling the library at 570-454-2961; deadline for registration is August 19. Workshop takes place in library's Community Room on Wednesday, August 21 at 6:00. Please use the Green Street entrance.

Summer Film Program
Hayworth swings her hips and Ford slings his fists in this fascinating fifties film noir. Join us for HAPL's third and final summer film. This program takes place Thursday, August 22 at 6:00 in the Community Room (Green Street entrance). The screening will feature a thrilling movie with intrigue and suspense throughout. Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the library at 570-454-2961.

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Library News for the Week of August 12

ChiltonLibrary
Hazleton area residents can now access reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary, a resource available on the Hazleton Area Public Library website (www.hazletonlibrary.org). Trusted by automotive enthusiasts for more than 100 years, ChiltonLibrary supports “do-it-yourselfers” of all skill levels. No other source contains more years, makes and models. ChiltonLibrary helps patrons save money on car repairs by offering expert, step-by-step guidance on how to conduct repairs themselves, or by having greater knowledge about their vehicle when taking it to a professional for service. Residents with a library card can tap into this resource through their home computers, iPads or tablets around the clock, in addition to being able to access the information at the library. Home users will need to enter their library barcode number to access the information. ChiltonLibrary, from Gale, a Cengage company, provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today as well as many new vehicles. This continually updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures as well as troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) simplify even the most complicated tasks.

Gmail Basics
Gmail is a free email service provided by Google. It allows users to send and receive email and remain in contact with others via a digital medium.  This class will cover Gmail basics including setting up a Gmail account, sending and receiving email, writing and editing an email, security, and deleting email.  This program is free and open to the public. It will be held on Tuesday, August 20 from 10:00-11:00. Registration is required as seating is limited. Registration can be placed by visiting or calling the library's reference desk at 570-454-2961.

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Library News for the Week of August 5

ChiltonLibrary
Hazleton area residents can now access reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary, a resource available on the Hazleton Area Public Library website (www.hazletonlibrary.org). Trusted by automotive enthusiasts for more than 100 years, ChiltonLibrary supports “do-it-yourselfers” of all skill levels. No other source contains more years, makes and models. ChiltonLibrary helps patrons save money on car repairs by offering expert, step-by-step guidance on how to conduct repairs themselves, or by having greater knowledge about their vehicle when taking it to a professional for service. Residents with a library card can tap into this resource through their home computers, iPads or tablets around the clock, in addition to being able to access the information at the library. Home users will need to enter their library barcode number to access the information. ChiltonLibrary, from Gale, a Cengage company, provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today as well as many new vehicles. This continually updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures as well as troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) simplify even the most complicated tasks.

Tech-Time
The library will be hosting a drop in, tech-time tutoring session on Wednesday, August 7 from 6:00-7:00. One of our knowledgeable staff members will be available downstairs in the reference department, ready to answer your questions. This program is free and open to the public. No reservations are required as this is a drop in event. For any questions about the program, call or visit the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.

Writing Workshop
We all have a story to tell; start writing yours now. This monthly workshop focuses on generating new material in a supportive environment. Prompts will be provided, but feel free to write anything you want. Participants are invited to read their writing aloud; share as much or little as you want. Feedback and comments concentrate on what is strong and good about the work. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc.- and any experience level welcome; even if you don't consider yourself a writer. The workshop takes place Saturday, August 10 at 1:00 in the Community Room. Use the Green Street entrance. Registration is required, and can be done at the Reference desk or by calling 570-454-2961. The deadline for registration is August 8.

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Library News for the Week of July 29

ChiltonLibrary
Hazleton area residents can now access reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary, a resource available on the Hazleton Area Public Library website (www.hazletonlibrary.org). Trusted by automotive enthusiasts for more than 100 years, ChiltonLibrary supports “do-it-yourselfers” of all skill levels. No other source contains more years, makes and models. ChiltonLibrary helps patrons save money on car repairs by offering expert, step-by-step guidance on how to conduct repairs themselves, or by having greater knowledge about their vehicle when taking it to a professional for service. Residents with a library card can tap into this resource through their home computers, iPads or tablets around the clock, in addition to being able to access the information at the library. Home users will need to enter their library barcode number to access the information. ChiltonLibrary, from Gale, a Cengage company, provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today as well as many new vehicles. This continually updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures as well as troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) simplify even the most complicated tasks.

Marbled Paper Craft
Join us Wednesday, July 31 at 6:00 for paper marbling. For this adult craft program, attendees will be using shaving cream and food dyes to marble card stock. This can get messy. Please wear comfortable clothes. No previous experience is needed. Attendees will meet in the Community Room. Please use the Green Street entrance. Registration is required as space is limited. Please contact the library’s Reference Desk in person or by phone at 570-454-2961 to sign up. Last day to register is Monday July 29.

Tech-Time
The library will be hosting a drop in, tech-time tutoring session on Wednesday, August 7 from 6:00-7:00. One of our knowledgeable staff members will be available downstairs in the reference department, ready to answer your questions. This program is free and open to the public. No reservations are required as this is a drop in event. For any questions about the program, call or visit the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.

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