Lap-Sit Baby and Me
Thursdays January 10-Feb 14 (10:30-11am) This program is for adult caregivers and their children ages birth-23 months. Join us for songs, bounces, tickles, and stories that are aimed at not only fostering early literacy, but providing a great opportunity to bond with your child as well. Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961.
Join us on Monday, February 4th, from 6-7pm. In our STEAM program, children in grades 4-8 will experiment with different forms of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math with fun activities. This month we will be experimenting with basic coding using very simple robotics. We will be using toys such as Dash and Dot, Rover and Sphero.Registration begins Monday, January 21st , and is required. Please contact the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961 to sign up.
Monday, January 21st (6-7pm) This program is for children in Kindergarten-3rd grade. Children will learn about different topics and concepts through stories, activities, playtime, and crafts. Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, January 7th.
Winter Toddler Storytime
Wednesdays (11-11:45am) Join us for songs, stories, and crafts.Toddlers (ages2-3) must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. The first program takes place on Wednesday, January 16th, and lasts for six weeks .Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, January 7th.
Winter Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays (6-7pm) Children ages 4-5 will join us for songs, stories, crafts, and activities. Preschool Storytime incorporates many facets of early learning and school readiness.The first program takes place on Wednesday, January 16th, and lasts for six weeks .Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, January 7th.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, February 12th (6-7pm) The library's Teen Advisory Board will hold its monthly meeting. Contact Mary Jordan at 570-454-2961 for any questions about the group, or to become a member.
Teen Time Pillows, Popcorn, and Pajama Party
Tuesday, January 22nd (6-7pm) We will be decorating pillowcases and eating popcorn while wearing our pajamas. The library will supply the decorating supplies, but students must bring their own pillowcase. This program is for students in grades 7-12. Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Depaartment at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, January 7th.
Join us for the January Throwback Thursday film program taking place Thursday, January 24th at 6:00 in the Community Room (Green Street Entrance). Program attendees should enter through those doors. Registrations for the film programs are not required. In the event of bad weather, please look for closings, delays and program schedule changes on the library’s website, Facebook page, or call the library at 570-454-2961. Light refreshments and popcorn will be provided at every film program. To learn the title of the film the library will be screening, phone the reference department at 570-454-2961.
Join us for the January meeting of HAPL's Hazy Painters on Saturday, January 26th at 1:30. At each meeting, we will be getting artsy and redesigning a popular book cover with paint on canvas. January's chosen book is The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling. Registrations are required and can be made by phoning the library's reference desk at 570-454-2961. The deadline for registrations is Thursday, January 24th. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided. All ages are welcome to attend.
Retirement Income: Making Your Income and Retirement Resources Last
This adult program, the first of three in our winter financial program series, will take place on Tuesday, January 29th at 12:00 in the library's community room. The other programs in this series will involve college planning and healthcare in retirement, both taking place at later dates. Michael J. Oresick Jr. CFP, of Lagana Wealth Advisory Group at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC will be here to talk to those looking to learn more about what financial resources they have access to as they begin to plan for retirement, and how to make their retirement income last. Registrations for this program are required and can be made by visiting or calling the library's reference department at 570-454-2961. The last day to register is Monday, January 28th. PLEASE NOTE: Each of the three programs in the winter financial program series is independent of one another. Signing up for one does not require attendance at the others, only the programs one is interested in.