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55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

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 September 16

Hazy Painters
In celebration of Stephen King’s birthday on September 21, HAPL’s Hazy Painters will be able to redesign ANY work of the critically acclaimed “Master of Horror”. Copies of his works will be available for inspiration. Registration is required for this family friendly program. To register, visit or call the library at 570-454-2961. Last day to register is Thursday, September 19. All nessary supplies are provided, including paint and canvas. Space is limited. Snacks and refreshments provided.

NEPA Paranormal
NEPA Paranormal will be at the library Thursday, October 3 at 6:00. The group will be presenting on the group's history, interesting cases and investigations, and will even share some evidence gathered from cases. The group has been featured on Animal Planet’s The Haunted and an episode of the Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures. This program is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome to attend. Registration is required by visiting or calling the library at 570-454-2961.

Fall Storytime
Fall Toddler and Preschool Storytimes begin Wednesday, September 25 and will last for six weeks. Toddler Storytime, for children currently ages 2 and 3, is on Wednesdays at 10:00. Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Preschool Storytime, for children ages 4-5, is on Wednesdays at 6:00. Preschool Storytime incorporates many facets of early learning and school readiness. Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins today.

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Library News for the Week of September 9

Computer 101
The library will be having a Computer 101 program on Tuesday at 10:00. This program is for adults, 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 today. Ask for Jeff if there are any other questions about the program.

Family Film Night
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting a family film night Wednesday, September 11 at 6:00 in the Community Room (Green Street entrance) of the library. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. If interested, visit or call the library for the title of the film. Registration is required, visit or call the library to register.

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Library News for the Week of September 2

Labor Day
HAPL is closed Monday, September 2.

The library will be hosting a drop in, tech-time tutoring session on Wednesday, September 4 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. Please bring any mobile devices you have questions about with you. 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. This workshop takes place Sat, September 7th at 1:00 pm 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 Thursday, September 5.

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Library News for the Week of August 26

HAPL will be CLOSED Saturday, August 31 and Monday, September 2.

Health Insurance Q&A and Sign-Up

The Hazleton Area Public Library will be holding a health insurance open-enrollment education session on Wednesday, August 28 at 4:00 in the Community Room of the library (Green Street entrance). Staff from the PA Insurance Department will be present to aid those looking to learn more about marketplace insurance options. Marketplace navigators will be present to help attendees sign-up for insurance. This FREE program is open to the public. Registration required, visit or call the library at 570-454-2961.

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Learning Express Library

Did you know we have FREE test prep tools? Learning Express Library has GED prep, SAT/ACT prep, resume help, citizenship help, and so much more! Create a free account with your library card.