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55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

The library will be hosting its monthly drop in, tech-time tutoring session on Wednesday, November 6 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.

Health Insurance Q&A/Sign-Up
The library will be holding a health insurance open-enrollment Q&A/Sign-up program on Thursday November 14 at 4:00 in the Community Room of the library. Please use the 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.

Candy will be available at the front desk for all ghostly & ghoulish visitors this Thursday, October 31. Happy Halloween!

Writing Workshop
We all have a story to tell, so start writing yours now. Our 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. The workshop takes place Saturday, November 2 at 1:00 in the Community Room (Green Street entrance). Adults and teens 16+ are welcome to attend. Registration is required, and can be done at the Reference desk or by calling 570-454-2961.

Adulting 101: Basic Auto Care/Winterizing One’s Car
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting its second Adulting 101 program Tuesday, November 5 at 6:00. The topic for this program is basic auto care/winterizing one’s vehicle. Adults and teens 14+ are welcome to attend this free program. The program takes place in the Community Room (Green Street Entrance) of the library. Registration is required. Register by visiting or calling the library’s reference department at 570-454-2961.

Hazleton area residents can now access reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary, a resource available on the Hazleton Area Public Library website (www.hazletonlibrary.org). Trusted by automotive enthusiasts for more than 100 years, ChiltonLibrary supports “do-it-yourselfers” of all skill levels. No other source contains more years, makes and models. ChiltonLibrary helps patrons save money on car repairs by offering expert, step-by-step guidance on how to conduct repairs themselves, or by having greater knowledge about their vehicle when taking it to a professional for service. Residents with a library card can tap into this resource through their home computers, iPads or tablets around the clock, in addition to being able to access the information at the library. Home users will need to enter their library barcode number to access the information. ChiltonLibrary, from Gale, a Cengage company, provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today as well as many new vehicles. This continually updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures as well as troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) simplify even the most complicated tasks.

In addition to finding repair information, library users are able to:

  • Look up recalls and service bulletins
  • Find estimated labor time helping users confidently estimate repair costs
  • Prepare for ASE mechanic certification with test prep quizzes

ChiltonLibrary supplies a solution for the “do-it-yourselfer” that is easy to use no matter the skill level. With product enhancements such as mobile optimization and ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology, ChiltonLibrary is a perfect solution for all vehicle needs. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward. 

PS. Sign up for our FREE program on winterizing your car (Tuesday, November 5). See the calendar on this website for more information.



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