E.Z. Listening! Jazz
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting local jazz trio E.Z. Listening! for an evening jazz concert. This program is free and open to the public and will take place this Wednesday, February 27th, at 6:00. Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961. Space is limited. The last day to register is Monday, February 25th. Refreshments will be provided.
AIDS Activist Project
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting local author, photographer, and activist Bill Bytsura for a book discussion and signing event. With his book titled The AIDS Activist Project, Bytsura set out to document the AIDS Activist movement beginning in 1988 through 1998. His book is a series of black and white portraits and written statements of AIDS Activists from around the world. Bytsura worked in Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, Puerto Rico as well as many cities in the United States. Moved by the dedication and the struggle to understand and find a cure for AIDS by the group ACT UP, Bytsura set out to record the faces and names of AIDS activists. Well known activist like Anne-Christine d'Adesky, Larry Kramer, Moises Agosto and Mona Bennett are featured in this book. This program is free and open to the public. Bytsura will be at the library on Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 to discuss and sign copies of his book. Registration for this program is required, and can be made by visiting or calling the reference department at 570-454-2961. The last day to register is Tuesday, February 26th. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.
The Hazleton Area Public Library strives to inform, enlighten and entertain all people living in Hazleton Area Communities by providing access to books, programs and materials that foster community spirit, learning and growth.
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