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55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

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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 June 17

A Classic Road Show
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be screening parts of a classic American TV series in hopes of sparking discussion in the exploration of our country’s many diverse stories. The first program in this summer screening series is Thursday, June 20 at 6:00 in the Community Room (Green Street entrance). Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the library at 570-454-2961.

Quilling Craft
The library will be hosting an adult craft program Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00. The goal of this program is to learn the art of quilling. Quilling is the art of taking coiled paper and turning it into a 3D picture. For this month we will be making a quilled card. 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 June 24th.

Hazy Painters
For the month of June, HAPL's Hazy Painters will be redesigning Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. This program is free and open to the public. Adults and families are welcome to attend. Small children must be accompanied by an adult. The library provides all necessary supplies. Registration is required as space is limited. Visit or call the library at 570-454-2961. The program will take place Saturday, June 29 at 1:30 in the Community Room (Green Street Entrance).

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Library News for the Week of June 10

Writing Workshop Adults & Teens 16 +
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, June 15 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 June 13.

A Classic Road Show
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be screening parts of a classic American TV series in hopes of sparking discussion in the exploration of our country’s many diverse stories. The first program in this summer screening series is Thursday June 20 at 6:00 in the Community Room (Green Street. entrance). Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the library at 570-454-2961.

Hazy Painters
For the month of June, HAPL's Hazy Painters will be redesigning Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. This program is free & open to the public. Adults and families are welcome to attend. Small children must be accompanied by an adult. The library provides all necessary supplies. Registration is required as space is limited. Visit or call the library at 570-454-2961. The program will take place Saturday, June 29 at 1:30 in the Community Room (Green Street Entrance).

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Library News for the Week of June 3

Tech-Time
The library will be hosting a drop in, tech-time tutoring session tomorrow, Tuesday, June 4 from 4:00-5:00. 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 registrations 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.

Grow With Google: Digital Skills Workshop
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting a Digital Skills Program Series for the public as well as startups and established small business owners. The series will begin this Wednesday June 5 at 6:00. The second program will occur Thursday, June 6 at 6:00 and the final program is Wednesday, June 12, also at 6:00. These programs are free and open to the public and will serve as introductory events, allowing attendees to learn more about the full suite of digital, educational tools available to them through Google. Registration is required as space is limited, & can be placed by visiting, or calling the library at 570-454-2961. The library will be giving away some wonderful prizes to attendees based upon program attendance. Attend all three programs for a better chance at winning any one of several prizes including tablets and Chromebook laptops!

Writing Workshop Adults & Teens 16 +
We all have a story to tell; start writing yours now. 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, June 15 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 June 13.

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Library News for the Week of May 27

Please note,
The library & its branches will be CLOSED today Monday, May 27 in recognition of Memorial Day.

GIANT Fundraiser: Bags 4 My Cause
The Hazleton Area Public Library was selected as the May 2019 beneficiary of the GIANT Food Stores Bags 4 My Cause program by store leadership at the Hazleton GIANT store. The GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program, which launched in March 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal of making a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work. The library will receive a $1 donation every time the reusable Bags 4 My Cause Bag is purchased at this location during May, unless otherwise directed by the customer through the Giving Tag attached to the bag.

Decoupage Craft
Join us Wednesday, May 29 at 6:00 for some decoupage. Attendees will be making natural pine coasters. Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring any magazine clippings, newspaper articles and decorative paper to add to your creation.  This can get a little messy, so wear something comfortable to class. No previous experience is needed. We 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 Friday May 24.

A.G. Shraud Book Discussion/Signing
The Hazleton Area Public Library will host a program with local author A. G. Shraud Thursday, May 30th from 6 - 8pm in the Community Room (Green Street entrance). 
In her book titled Believe, A.G. Shraud reveals how she maintained her confidence and her determination when faced with obstacles. Daily journaling allowed her to hold in her mind the encouraging truths that drove her success.  Registration is required for this program, and may be made by visiting or calling the library reference desk at 570-454-2961.

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