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570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

The Library will close at 1:00 PM today due to the impending storm.

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.

 

Weather Notice
If the Hazleton Area School District delays or closes due to inclement weather, the HAPL will not open before 10:00. If weather Is "severe", please call 570-454-2961 to confirm library hours.

 

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 January 14

Computer 101
Tomorrow, January 15th at 10:00 the library will be having the Computer 101 program, originally scheduled for last week. This program is for adults, specifically those with little to no computer skills who would like to learn more about computers. Topics of instruction will include using a mouse and keyboard, searching the internet, and writing a letter using a word processor. This program will be held in the reference department of the library. Registrations are required as space is limited. Registrations can be made by calling the library's reference department at 570-454-2961. Ask for Jeff if there are any other questions about the program.

Personal Archiving: Preserving Memories
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting a Lunch & Learn program with Josh Stahlman, an archivist employed by the Pennsylvania State Archives tomorrow, January 15th at 12:00. With the holidays still fresh in our minds, Stahlman will be presenting on best practices in preserving one’s personal archives, their memories, basically one’s personal story. Ultimately, this program will highlight fundamental principles that individuals can employ to preserve the records of their families and research interests. This program will take place in the community room. Use the Green Street entrance of the library. Registrations are required; visit or call the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961 to register. The last day to register is today, Monday, January 14th. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch, refreshments will be provided.   

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Library News for the Week of January 7

Computer 101
Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 8th at 10:00, the library will be having a Computer 101 program. This program is for adults, specifically those with little to no computer skills who would like to learn more about computers. Topics of instruction will include using a mouse and keyboard, searching the internet, and writing a letter using a word processor. This program will be held in the reference department of the library. Registrations are required as space is limited. Registrations can be made by calling the library's reference department at 570-454-2961. Ask for Jeff if there are any other questions about the program.

Tech-Time
Do you have questions about, or need help with your mobile technology? The library will be hosting a drop in, tech-time tutoring session on Wednesday, January 9th 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 the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.

Writing Workshop Adults & Teens 16 +
Join us at the Hazleton Area Public library on Saturday, Jan 12th from 1:00-2:30 for a workshop focused on generating new material in a positive and supportive environment. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc.- and any experience level welcome; even if you don't consider yourself a writer. Explore your creative side and receive helpful feedback, responses focus on what is strong and good about the work. Prompts will be provided, but feel free to follow your own inspiration. Participants can read their work aloud; share as much or little as you want. Workshop takes place in the Community Room, use Green Street entrance. Register at the Reference desk or by calling 570-454-2961.

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Library News for the Week of December 31

Holiday Hours
HAPL will be open from 9:00-3:00 on Monday, December 31. We will be closed on Tuesday, January 1. Happy New Year!

Is your New Year’s resolution to learn a new language? Rosetta Stone Inc. is dedicated to changing the way people learn languages. The company’s innovative, technology-driven language learning solutions are used by thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations, and millions of individuals around the world. The language learning program provides a proven immersion method of instruction, and introduces language skills in a way that stimulates the brain’s natural language learning ability. It is also the only language learning program that helps people improve accent-specific pronunciations through the TruAccent™ patented speech-recognition engine, along with offering access to native tutors to help build conversational confidence. HAPL offers 30 languages from Rosetta Stone on its website, www.hazletonlibrary.org. Sign up with your library card and start speaking a new language today.

Computer 101
On Tuesday, January 8th at 10:00 the library will be having a Computer 101 program. This program is for adults, specifically those with little to no computer skills who would like to learn more about computers. Topics of instruction will include using a mouse and keyboard, searching the internet, and writing a letter using a word processor. This program will be held in the reference department of the library. Registrations are required as space is limited. Registrations can be made by calling the library's reference department at 570-454-2961. The last day to register is Friday, January 4th. Ask for Jeff if there are any other questions about the program.

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Library News for the Week of December 24

Rosetta Stone Language Program Available
Is your New Year’s resolution to learn a new language? Rosetta Stone Inc. is dedicated to changing the way people learn languages. The company’s innovative, technology-driven language learning solutions are used by thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations, and millions of individuals around the world. The language learning program provides a proven immersion method of instruction, and introduces language skills in a way that stimulates the brain’s natural language learning ability. It is also the only language learning program that helps people improve accent-specific pronunciations through the TruAccent™ patented speech-recognition engine, along with offering access to native tutors to help build conversational confidence. HAPL offers 30 languages from Rosetta Stone on its website, www.hazletonlibrary.org. Sign up with your library card and start speaking a new language today.

Computer 101
On Tuesday, January 8th at 10:00 the library will be having a Computer 101 program. This program is for adults, specifically those with little to no computer skills who would like to learn more about computers.Topics of instruction will include using a mouse and keyboard, searching the internet, and writing a letter using a word processor. This program will be held in the reference department of the library. Registrations are required as space is limited. Registrations can be made by calling the library's reference department at 570-454-2961. The last day to register is Friday, January 4th. Ask for Jeff if there are any other questions about the program.

Tech-Time
Do you have questions about, or need help with your mobile technology? The library will be hosting a drop in, tech-time tutoring session on Wednesday, January 9th 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 the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.

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