Monday, October 29th (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, October 15th.
Toddler Fall Storytime
Wednesdays (10-10:45am), beginning September 19th, for six weeks. Toddlers ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult, will enjoy stories, songs, activities, and crafts. Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, September 10th.
Preschool Fall Storytime
Wednesdays (6-7pm), beginning September 19th, for six weeks. This program is for children 4-5 years old. By following the PA Cruise into Kindergarten curriculum, we will use stories, songs, crafts, and various activities designed to improve your child's school readiness.Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, September 10th.
Saturday, October 20 (10-10:45am) This storytime will include activities specifically chosen to help children become involved and stay focused during songs and stories. This is a great program for children with a sensory processing disorder, autism, or other special needs.The materials are aimed at children aged 4-7, but ages may vary due to developmental delays. An adult MUST STAY with the child for the entire program.Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, October 1st.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, November 13 (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 how to become a member.
Join us at the Hazleton Area Public Library for the first meeting of the Hazy Painters on Wednesday, November 7th at 5:30. We will be redesigning a book cover with paint on canvas. The program is free and open to the public, all ages are welcome. It will take place in the library’s Community Room (Green Street Entrance). Program attendees should enter through those doors. The chosen book for this month’s redesign is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. Registration for this program is required, and can be made by phoning the library’s reference department at 570-454-2961.
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 Thursday, November 8th 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.
Resume Writing with MS Word
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting a Resume Writing Workshop downstairs in the reference department on Thursday, October 18th from 6:00-7:00. During this workshop, attendees will learn how to write a resume using one of the many resume templates available on the library’s version of Microsoft Word. General tips, and resume writing best practices will also be covered. Registrations are required for this program as space is limited. The deadline for registrations is Wednesday, October 17th. Registrations can be made by calling the library’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.
Do you have a story to tell, a poem in your heart, or a message you'd like to share through the art of writing? Everyone is capable of being a writer, all that's required is putting pen to paper. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc. - and any experience level welcome; even if you don't consider yourself a writer. Workshops can be an encouraging place to explore your creativity and receive much needed support and feedback. The workshop will take place in the Community Room on Saturday October 20th, from 1:00-2:30. This program is intended for adults and teens 16+. Stop in and register at the Reference desk or call (570) 454-2961. Pen and paper will be available if needed, just bring yourself and your imagination.
NaNoWriMo Info Session
If you’ve ever wanted to write a novel, now is the time. November is National Novel Writing Month aka NaNoWriMo, a month-long writing challenge. Can you write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days? Join us at the Hazleton Area Public Library, and writers participating around the world, in this exciting adventure. Monday October 22th at 6:00. We’ll be holding an information session in the Community Room (Green Street entrance) of the library. At this time you'll have the chance to meet other participants, discuss your ideas, and learn more about the resources provided on the NaNoWriMo website. Registrations are encouraged and can be placed by phoning the library's reference desk at 570-454-2961.
Throwback Thursday Films
Beginning in November, the Hazleton Area Public Library will be screening a classic film, one Thursday evening, every month. The first film will be shown Thursday, November 15th at 6:00. 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