The library will be hosting a drop in tech-time tutoring session this Wednesday, January 8 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 or visit the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.
Health Talk: Common Plants & Herbs
The library will be hosting Dr. Alicia Powell for an evening discussion Thursday January 9 at 6:00. This program will focus on medicinal applications of common plants and herbs. Attendees will learn how herbal medicine can be a powerful support to overall health. This will include how/why specific herbs work in practical 1st aid applications, skin care, immune system and digestive support. Ways to achieve success with safe usage will be emphasized. This adult program is free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the library at 570-454-2961.
We all have a story to tell. Start writing yours now. This monthly workshop takes place Saturday, January 11 at 1:00, and 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 in the Community Room (Green Street entrance). Registration is required, and can be done at the reference desk or by calling 570- 454-2961.
Computer Job Application Assistance
Need help applying for a job online? A staff member will be available in the reference department of the library Tuesday January 14 at 10:00 to help with the job application process. Basic computer skills are necessary as there may be multiple people needing help at one time. Be sure to have a resume and cover letter saved to an email account, and be able to access said email account before attending the program. Please register by visiting or calling the library at 570-454-2961.
FAFSA Help Event
The library will be hosting Robin Walker, Higher Education Access Partner-Northeast Region, for an evening presentation on Thursday, January 23 at 6:00. This event is free and ideal for those with questions, or those needing help applying for FAFSA /PHEAA financial aid. To register for this free program, please visit or call the library at 570-454-2961.
Winter Toddler and Preschool Storytimes begin Wednesday, January 15 and will last for six weeks. Toddler Storytime, for children currently ages 2 and 3, is on Wednesdays at 11:00. 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.
Explorer Club: Dinosaurs
This group meets once a month and is for students in grades 3-6. Each month we explore a different topic with hands-on activities and games. Our next program takes place on Tuesday, January 7 from 6:00-7:00, and we will be exploring dinosaurs. Registration is required, and can be done by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.
Babies, Rhythm, and Rhymes!
On Saturday, January 11 at 10:00, begin your child’s love of music, rhymes, and books as we dance, sing, and read together. This program is for children from birth to 23 months, but older children may join in the fun! Registration is required, and can be done by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961 beginning today.
STEAM: Lava Lamps
On Monday, January 13 from 6:00-7:00, we’re going to learn about the science behind lava lamps by creating our own. This program is for students in grades 4-8. Registration is required, and can be done by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.
Monday, January 20 from 6:00-7:00, children in grades K-2 will be reading stories and doing activities to learn about different themes and enhance their literacy and social skills. This month they will be having a “Block Party”. Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning today.
Teen Time: Make Your Own Ice Cream
On Tuesday, January 21 from 6:00-7:00, teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join us as we make ice cream and fruit sorbet. Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning today.
On January 18 at 10:00, spend a Saturday morning creating fond memories with your children through play! Toys are a great way to enhance children’s social skills, literacy skills, and life skills. This month we’ll be putting out board games. This program is for families with children of all ages. Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning today.
With love, Grandma, in memory of Evelyn Friendy, from Joe & Sandy Krushin.
Land of wolves, in memory of George John Green, Sr., from KME Fire Apparatus.
Nothing ventured, in memory of George John Green, Sr., from KME Fire Apparatus.
Be an electrician, in memory of George Hayden, from Scott & Leanne Campbell and Family.
Thomas Edison, in memory of George Hayden, from Scott & Leanne Campbell and Family.
How to grill everything, in memory of Jerry Himmelfarb, from Rocco & Elaine Mussoline.
Pete the Cat and the perfect pizza, in memory of Barbara Kondash, from Sara A. Muscavitch.
Milton Hershey’s sweet idea, in memory of Anna Kotch, from Providence Place.
This tender land, in memory of Catherine Lorenz, from Providence Place.
Gregg’s Italian family cookbook, in memory of Dolores McCluskey, from Lenny & Annie Brenner.
Illustrated guide to advanced dressmaking & alteration, in memory of Dolores McCluskey, from Pauline Yamona & Francine Malloy.
The sewing bible for clothes alterations, in memory of Dolores McCluskey, from Hazleton High School Class of 1967 Reunion Committee.
Simple tailoring & alterations, in memory of Dolores McCluskey, from Hazleton High School Class of 1967 Reunion Committee.
Easy peasy puppy squeezy, in memory of Joshua Cooper Naegele, from Roseanne Luceno & Donna Miller.
Felidia, in memory of Carmella Parrell, from Mary Ann T. Kline.
The night fire, in memory of Carmella Parrell, from Mary Beth Spanial.
Inspire your home, in memory of Evelyn Reinmiller, from Barry & Patty Veet.
Pencils, pens & brushes, in memory of Evelyn Reinmiller, from Nick, Nadine & Tiffany Veet.
What’s your favorite food?, in memory of Evelyn Reinmiller, from The Children of John & Nellie Puhak.
The adventures of Pippi Longstocking, in memory of Lucy (Spadell) Salvaggio, from John, Laura & Jake Yamona.
Sorry, grown-ups, you can’t go to school, in memory of Lucy (Spadell) Salvaggio, from Joe & Maryann Reich & Family.
The sporting shooter’s handbook, in memory of Kenny Staber, from Wednesday Night Girls and Thursday Night Girls.
A dog’s promise, in memory of Sugar, from Beverly Brobst.
Our favorite day, in memory of George A. Trella, from Joan Veet & Family.
Today’s hip-hop, in memory of Brigida Zola, from Hajoca Corporation.